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Fighting poverty

Fighting poverty

labour markets and inequality in South Africa

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Published by UCT Press in Lansdowne, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working poor -- South Africa.,
  • Poor -- South Africa.,
  • Poor -- Employment -- South Africa.,
  • Labor market -- South Africa.,
  • Income distribution -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-246) and index.

    StatementHaroon Bhorat ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBhorat, Haroon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC905.Z9 P6165 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22460485M
    ISBN 10191971362X

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