PURSUING A SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENDA IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBALISATION: A SOUTH AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE

  • Jean Triegaardt Department of Social Work, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Abstract

After 1994 the South African government had to contend with the consequences of the forcesof globalisation in addition to meeting the challenges of nation building. The new democraticgovernment inherited a fragile economy burdened with large debt, slow economic growth,increasing unemployment rates and unacceptable levels of poverty (Padayachee, 2005:22).Constitutional imperatives called for a just and equitable society, a fundamental principle thatformed the basis for all future policies and legislation (RSA, 1996).

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2014-06-19
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Triegaardt, J. (2014). PURSUING A SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENDA IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBALISATION: A SOUTH AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 45(1). https://doi.org/10.15270/45-1-217
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