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Socio-economic Atlas for South Africa by N. Tait

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Published by HSRC Press .
Written in English


  • Economic statistics,
  • Population & demography,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Republic of South Africa

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11202103M
ISBN 100796917868
ISBN 109780796917867

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The new edition of the atlas (first published as The Atlas of Apartheid) presents a comprehensive introduction and detailed analysis of the spatial impact of apartheid in South covers the period of the National Party Government of to , and emphasises the changes and the continuing legacy this presents to South Africans at the start of the 21st by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The period /71 has been selected as the basis for which the economic data is valid"--Page 1. The embrace of socio-economic rights in South Africa has featured prominently in scholarship on constitution making, legal jurisprudence, and social mobilization. But the development has attracted critics who claim that this turn to rights has not generated social transformation in practice. This book sets out to assess one part of the puzzle and asks what has been the role and impact of socio. Description. This Atlas and Red List details the outcomes of the Southern African Reptile Conservation Assessment (SARCA), the most thorough reptile assessment project ever conducted in Africa. The conservation status of the recognised species and subspecies of reptiles of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland was evaluated against IUCN guidelines, based on detailed distribution maps.

  The purpose of this book is to examine both the positive and negative socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. In recent years, a number of governments have attempted to formalize this rudimentary sector of industry, recognizing its socioeconomic importance. However, the industry continues to be plagued by.   In South Africa, the concept of socio‐economic transformation has received considerable attention as a result of the country's current socio‐economic ills. The emphasis of this concept is underpinned by the word “radical,” which is used mainly as . Main Sectors of Industry. South Africa is rich in mineral resources. The country is the world's largest producer and exporter of gold, platinum, chrome and manganese, the second largest palladium producer and the fourth largest producer of diamonds - with mining rents accounting for around % of GDP (World Bank, Latest available data), a similar share to manufacturing. books based on 91 votes: Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah, Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee, Waiting for the Barbarians by.

The South African economy has been described by economist Ruchir Sharma in his recent book Breakout Nations as “a developed market wrapped inside an emerging market". Two decades on from the formal end of the old apartheid regime, the South African economy can lay claim to being one of the wealthiest in Africa and one with a stable functioning democracy. Road Atlas South Africa. South Africa Road Atlas is completely revised and updated. It now includes all satellite towns and provides GPS co-ordinates for major road junctions. South Africa Road Atlas provides 34 pages of detailed topography in a continuous map section at a scale of Gibson, Nigel (), ‘ Introduction: Calling everything into question: Broken promises, social movements and emergent intellectual currents in post-apartheid South Africa ’, in Nigel Gibson (ed.), Challenging hegemony: Social movements and the quest for a new humanism in South Africa (Trenton, NJ: African World Press), pp. 1 – S Liebenberg & G Quinot (eds) Law and poverty: Perspectives fromSouth Africa and beyond () Juta & Co Ltd S Liebenberg Socio-economic rights: Adjudication under a transformative constitution () Juta & Co Ltd; S Liebenberg & K Pillay (eds) Socio-economic rights in South Africa: A resource book () Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape.