Poverty and Power

Poverty and Power : Energy and the South African State

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Examines the opportunities for the democratic state in South Africa to make improvements in social equity and economic development. The themes are explored through a case study of the energy sector in South Africa as it seeks to widen access to improved energy services for all people.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 137.92 x 215.9 x 18.03mm | 317.51g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • line drawings, bibliography, index
  • 0745310621
  • 9780745310626

Table of contents

The role of the state in achieving greater equity; the changing context for energy planning in South Africa; household energy and poverty; the core of South Africa's household energy policy; the rest of the equation; a new system of governance for the energy sector; conclusion - reflections on the energy policy research and training project, gender equity and the IEP methodology, the international significance of the South African experience.show more