The Political Economy of Social Welfare Policy in Africa : Transforming policy through practice by  Rinie Schenck et.al

The Political Economy of Social Welfare Policy in Africa : Transforming policy through practice by Rinie Schenck et.al

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ISBN: 9780199076475

Oxford University Press Southern Africa, 27 March 2020

Soft cover, 352 pages

The Political Economy of Social Welfare Policy in Africa: Transforming policy through practice is a groundbreaking text that uses a political economy and human rights lens to analyse and critique social welfare policy in selected countries in Africa. Tracing the political transformation of South Africa and other sub-Saharan countries, it provides the reader with critical insight into how social welfare policy evolved during periods of colonial and
post-colonial governance regimes and the contemporary period characterised by neoliberal globalisation. The text focuses on the interdependence of economic and social development policies and processes to advance human development and protect the basic human rights of all, especially the poorest and most
marginalised.