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Social Development: Government Information: Library Guide: Social protection

A guide to finding government information for Social Development students.

Investigations

South Africa. Committee of Inquiry into a Comprehensive Social Security System for South Africa. Report of the Committee of Inquiry into a Comprehensive Social Security System for South Africa. Cape Town: Alliance for Children’s Entitlement to Social Security, 2002. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.02.REPO

South Africa. Parliament. National Assembly. Portfolio Committee on Social Development. A Comprehensive Social Security System for South Africa: hearings, 08 June 2003.

Reports

 Economic Policy Research Institute. Final Report: The Social and Economic Impact of South Africa’s Social Security System. Commissioned by the Economics and Finance Directorate, Dept. of Social Development. Sea Point: EPRI, 30 September 2004.

Makiwane, Monde, Sharmla Rama. Research study on the Social Relief of Distress Programme. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, Child, Youth & Family Development, 2004?

South Africa. Adjudication Committee. Narrative report of the Adjudication Committee in respect of payment. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2008. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.08.NARR

Reform

Siebrets, Kriege and Servaas van der Berg. Social assistance reform during a period of fiscal stress. In: South Africa. Financial and Fiscal Commission. Technical Report: Submission for the Division of Revenue, 2011/12, Chapter 2, pages 72-113. Shelf no. G 68 ED.FINA.TECH

Manuals

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Procedure manual for social relief of distress. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, October 2006.

Papers

Woolard, Ingrid, Kenneth Harttgen, Stephan Klasen. The evolution and impact of social security in South Africa. Paper prepared for the Conference on “Promoting Resilience through Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa”, organised by the European Report of Development in Dakar, Senegal, 28-30 June, 2010. Geneva: European Commission, International Cooperation and Development, 2010.

International

International Labour Organization. World social protection report, 2017-19: universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Geneva: ILO, 2017. Includes country-specific information. World social protection report, 2017-19 data

International Labour Organization. Social Protection Platform

Pre 1994

South Africa.  Commission of Inquiry into Labour Legislation. Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Labour Legislation. Parts 3 and 4, Employment and social security / Republic of South Africa, Department of Manpower Utilisation. Pretoria: Govt. Printer, 1980. Shelf no. G 68 ERP 82/1980

South Africa. Department of Social Welfare and Pensions. Memorandum on social pensions and grants, October 1975. South Africa: Department of Social Welfare and Pensions., 1975. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.75.MEMO

 

Social grants

Jacobs, Peter T., Mompati Baiphethi, Nonkululeko Ngcobo, Tim Hart. The potential of social grants expenditure to promote local economic development and job creation. Pretoria: Centre for Poverty, Employment and Growth, Human Sciences Research Council, March 2010.

Mabugu, R., M. Chitiga, I. Fofana, B. Abidoye. and V. Mbanda. Chapter 2, Assessing the General Equilibrium Effects of Social Grants in South Africa. In: Technical Report: Submission for the Division of Revenue 2015/2016. Pretoria: Financial and Fiscal Commission, 30 May 2014.

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Linking social grant beneficiaries to poverty alleviation and economic activity : discussion document. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2006. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.06.LINK

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Report on incentive structures of social assistance grants in South Africa. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2006. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.06.REPO

South Africa. Financial and Fiscal Commission. 2015/2016 technical report: submission for the Division of Revenue. Chapter 2, Assessing the general equilibrium effects of social grants in South Africa. Pretoria: Financial and Fiscal Commission, 2015.

South Africa. Financial and Fiscal Commission. A grant scheme for the progressive realization of constitutionally mandated basic services in South Africa : a simulation model. Midrand, South Africa: Financial and Fiscal Commission, 2007. Shelf no. G 68 E.FINA.07.GRAN

South Africa. Financial and Fiscal Commission. Submission for the 2014/15 Division of Revenue. Chapter 2, Economic and social value of social grants. Pretoria: Financial and Fiscal Commission, 2014.

South Africa. Office of the Auditor-General. Report of the Auditor-General on the summarised findings identified during an audit of social grants at provincial departments. Pretoria: Government Printer, 2001. G 68 E.AUDI.01.SUMM

Auditor-General’s Report on Provincial Department Social Grants: Department response, 12 February 2002.

Statistics South Africa. General household surveys have a table: Population that received social grants, relief assistance or social relief, by population group, sex and province.

Statistics South Africa. GHS series. Volume 1, Social grants : in-depth analysis of the “General household survey” data, 2003-2007. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa, 2009. Shelf no. G 68 A.HOUS.GENE.09.SOCI