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ISER Publications: 2012 - 2013

Books/Chapters/Monographs 

Van Niekerk, R. (2013) Social Democracy and the ANC: Back to the Future?In: A Lula Moment for South Africa? Lessons from Brazil. Edited by Edward Webster and Karen Hurt. Johannesburg: Chris Hani Institute.

Van Niekerk, R.D. (2012) The historical roots of a national health system in South Africa. In: Ruiters, G.D. and Van Niekerk, R. (eds.). Universal Health Care in Southern Africa: Policy contestation in health system reform in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Van Niekerk, R.D. (2012) Health policy reform in the last days of apartheid and the dilemmas facing the ANC. In: Ruiters, G.D. and Van Niekerk, R. (eds.). Universal Health Care in Southern Africa: Policy contestation in health system reform in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Surender, R. (2013) Introduction. In: Surender, R. and Walker, R. (eds.) Social Policy in a Developing World. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

Surender, R. (2013) The role of historical contexts in shaping social policy in the global South. In: Surender, R. and Walker, R. (eds.) Social Policy in a Developing World. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

Urbina-Ferretjans, M. and Surender, R. (2013) South-South cooperation: a new paradigm for global social policy? In: Surender, R. and Walker, R. (eds.) Social Policy in a Developing World. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

Ruiters, G.D. (2012) Public and private health care in South Africa. In: Ruiters, G.D. and Van Niekerk, R. (eds.). Universal Health Care in Southern Africa: Policy contestation in health system reform in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Ruiters, G.D., McIntyre, D., Loewenson, R. and Van Niekerk, R.D. (2012) Towards universal health coverage in Southern Africa. In: Ruiters, G.D. and Van Niekerk, R. (eds.). Universal Health Care in Southern Africa: Policy contestation in health system reform in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Ruiters, G.D., Shamu, S., Van Niekerk, R.D. and McIntyre, D. (2012) Competing policy choices and the debate on national health insurance in South Africa. In: Ruiters, G.D. and Van Niekerk, R. (eds.). Universal Health Care in Southern Africa: Policy contestation in health system reform in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Ruiters, G.D. and Van Niekerk, R.D. (2012) Inequality and health systems in context. In: Ruiters, G.D. and Van Niekerk, R. (eds.). Universal Health Care in Southern Africa: Policy contestation in health system reform in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Wright, G. and Barnes, H. (2012) Defining child poverty in South Africa using the socially perceived necessities approach. In: Minujin, A. (ed.). Global Child Poverty and Well-Being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action. Bristol: The Policy Press.

Wright, G. and Noble, M. (2012) Spatial inequality: Persistent patterns of child deprivation. In: Hall, K., Woolard, I., Lake, L. and Smith, C. (eds.). South African Child Gauge 2012. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.

Research reports

Reynolds, J.H. (2013) Foundational overview of the Eastern Cape labour market. Grahamstown: Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University.

Key Presentations

Van Niekerk, R. (2013) The Historical Roots of a Social Democratic Tradition in the African National Congress. Comparing Brazil and South Africa: A Labour Perspective Round Table. Cosatu House, Johannesburg. 7 February 2013.

Van Niekerk, R. (2012) Transforming Health care – the case for a universally provided South African NHS (National Health Service). The State and Social Transformation: Alternative Economic and Social Strategies SANPAD/ISER Conference, 12 – 13 November 2013, Durban,

Van Niekerk, R. and Sayed, Y. (2012) Effecting social citizenship through social policy in South Africa: policies, practices and contestations in the African National Congress and Democratic Alliance. Politics and Policy 2012 Conference. 19 – 20 September 2012. Bristol, United Kingdom

Van Niekerk, R. (2012) What kind of future society for South Africa? The Struggle for a 
National Health Service, Frederick Ebert Stiftung Young Leaders Training Programme, Johannesburg, 2012.

Other Publications

Møller, V. (2012) In: Møller, V., Dickow, H., Bauerle, P. and Hanf, T. (eds.). Religion and attitudes towards life in South Africa: Pentecostals, Charismatics and Reborns. Germany: Nomos.

Peer Reviewed Subsidy-Earning Journal Research Publications

Joubert, F., Padayachee, V. and Rossouw, J. (2013) An international comparison of inflation credibility surveys. South African Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, Vol 16(2), 2013, pp. 142-153. 

Padayachee, V. (2013) Lost and Found: The South African transition through a Stellenbosch lens. Review article, International Review of Applied Economics, Vol 27(6), 2013, pp. 834-841.

Bordiss, B., Padayachee, V. (2013) Barbaric gold and civilised banking: Keynes’ “Indian Currency and Finance”. A view from the South after 100 years. Review article in International Review of Applied Economics, Vol 27(6), 2013, pp. 822-833.

Padayachee, V. (2013) Introducing varieties of capitalism into the South African debate: uses and limits. In “Capitalism of a special type? South African capitalism before and after 1994”. Transformation 81/82, 2013, pp. 5-32. 

Hart, K. and Padayachee, V. (2013) A history of South African capitalism in national and global perspective. In “Capitalism of a special type? South African capitalism before and after 1994”. Transformation 81/82, 2013, pp. 55-85.

Padayachee, V. (2013) Corporate governance in South Africa: from ‘Old Boys Club’ to ‘Ubuntu’? In “Capitalism of a special type? South African capitalism before and after 1994”.  Transformation 81/82, 2013, pp. 260-290.

Van Niekerk, R. (2013) Social policy, social citizenship and the historical idea of a social democratic welfare state in South Africa. In “Capitalism of a special type? South African capitalism before and after 1994”.  Transformation 81/82. 2013, pp. 115-143.

Van Niekerk, R.D. (2012) Revisiting History: The Creation of Provinces and the Politics of Social Policy in a Democratic South Africa. Social Policy & Administration, 46 (6), pp.617-635.

Noble, M. and Wright, G. (2012) Using Indicators of Multiple Deprivation to Demonstrate the Spatial Legacy of Apartheid in South Africa. Social Indicators Research, 112 (2012), pp.187-201.

Noble, M. and Wright, G. (2012) Ring of fire - socially perceived necessities in informal urban in Africa. Policy and Politics, 2012 (2012), pp.1-19.

Wright, G. and Noble, M. (2012) Does Widespread Lack Undermine the Socially Perceived Necessities Approach to Defining Poverty? Evidence from South Africa. Journal of Social Policy, 2012 (2012), pp.1-19.

Loyd-Sherlock, P., Barrientos, A., Møller, V. and Saboia, J. (2012) Pensions, poverty and wellbeing in later life: Comparative research from South Africa and Brazil. Journal of Aging Studies, 26 (3), pp.243-252.

Cramm, J.M., Møller, V. and Nieboer, A.P. (2012) Individual-and neighbourhood-level indicators of subjective well-being in a small and poor Eastern Cape township: The effect of health, social capital, marital status, and income. Social Indicators Research, 105 (3), pp.581-593.

Sayed, Y. and Motala, S. (2012) Equity and ‘No Fee’ Schools in South Africa: Challenges and Prospects. Social Policy & Administration, 46 (6), pp.672-687.

Research Papers Presented at Academic/Scientific Conferences (Proceedings, Booklets and Attendance)

Padayachee, V. Deepening democracy and accountability in central bank activity, the Reserve Bank in post-apartheid South Africa. The Human economy: economy and democracy. 2013 International conference. University of Pretoria, South Africa, August 2013.

Bosch, A., Padayachee, V and Rossouw, J. A selected history of South African inflation perceptions: the question matters. Economics Society of South Africa Annual conference. University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, September 2013.

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