South Africa: Freedom for whom? Inequality, unemployment and the elderly.

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    • Abstract:
      South Africa is still confronted with widespread poverty, unemployment and high levels of income inequality along racial lines. To counteract these issues, South Africa implemented an extensive social welfare system. However, both academics and policymakers have voiced concerns that the social grants may give perverse incentives. This article contributes to the discourse looking at how the largest social grant in South Africa, the Older Persons Grant could be seen as generating perverse incentives. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      1011-6370
    • Accession Number:
      10.1057/dev.2015.18
    • Accession Number:
      112441718
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    • ABNT:
      IDAHOSA, L.; VAN DIJK, J. South Africa: Freedom for whom? Inequality, unemployment and the elderly. Development, [s. l.], v. 58, n. 1, p. 96–102, 2016. DOI 10.1057/dev.2015.18. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=112441718. Acesso em: 1 dez. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Idahosa L, Van Dijk J. South Africa: Freedom for whom? Inequality, unemployment and the elderly. Development. 2016;58(1):96-102. doi:10.1057/dev.2015.18
    • APA:
      Idahosa, L., & Van Dijk, J. (2016). South Africa: Freedom for whom? Inequality, unemployment and the elderly. Development, 58(1), 96–102. https://doi.org/10.1057/dev.2015.18
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Idahosa, Love, and Justin Van Dijk. 2016. “South Africa: Freedom for Whom? Inequality, Unemployment and the Elderly.” Development 58 (1): 96–102. doi:10.1057/dev.2015.18.
    • Harvard:
      Idahosa, L. and Van Dijk, J. (2016) ‘South Africa: Freedom for whom? Inequality, unemployment and the elderly’, Development, 58(1), pp. 96–102. doi: 10.1057/dev.2015.18.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Idahosa, L & Van Dijk, J 2016, ‘South Africa: Freedom for whom? Inequality, unemployment and the elderly’, Development, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 96–102, viewed 1 December 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Idahosa, Love, and Justin Van Dijk. “South Africa: Freedom for Whom? Inequality, Unemployment and the Elderly.” Development, vol. 58, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 96–102. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1057/dev.2015.18.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Idahosa, Love, and Justin Van Dijk. “South Africa: Freedom for Whom? Inequality, Unemployment and the Elderly.” Development 58, no. 1 (January 2016): 96–102. doi:10.1057/dev.2015.18.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Idahosa L, Van Dijk J. South Africa: Freedom for whom? Inequality, unemployment and the elderly. Development [Internet]. 2016 Jan [cited 2020 Dec 1];58(1):96–102. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=112441718