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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 252 pages
  • 146.05 x 228.6 x 19.05mm | 385.55g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • line drawings, bibliography, index
  • 074531063X
  • 9780745310633

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.
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