Markets on the Margins: Mine Workers, Job Creation and Enterprise Development

By Kate Philip (2018)

This book provides an eyewitness account of South Africa’s unsuccessful efforts to end mass unemployment and mass poverty.  But it is more than an eyewitness account.  It is a participant observer account.  The author is a scholar-activist who has been deeply involved in thinking through the economic rationale, designing and implementing key programmes and projects.   She is equally at home in the Union Buildings in Pretoria, and in remote country villages.

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