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Industrial decentralisation in South Africa

P. S. Rautenbach

Industrial decentralisation in South Africa

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Published by South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial location -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby P. S. Rautenbach.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC517.S73 D56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p.
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5243315M
      LC Control Number75314948

        Decentralisation to people-centred governance is the key to SA’s transformation. rescue and future of South Africa. ‘Industrial Revolution’ perspective, the philosopher Karl Marx Author: Ian Dewar. This book is an in-depth empirical study of four Asian and African attempts to create democratic, decentralised local governments in the late s and s. The case studies of Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Karnataka (India) and Bangladesh focus upon the enhancement of participation; accountability between people, politicians and bureaucrats; and, most importantly, on whether governmental Cited by: The study examines the impact of industrial decentralisation – particularly the closure of gold and coal mine on the gendered experiences of men in rural South Africa Exit Menu Staff intranet.


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Industrial decentralisation in South Africa by P. S. Rautenbach Download PDF EPUB FB2

Municipalities are frequently incapable of meeting the demands imposed upon them by a highly complex model of local government and through empirical research conducted at 37 municipalities across the South Africa, this book examines the design of the local government framework and Format: Paperback.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bell, Robert Trevor. Industrial decentralisation in South Africa. Cape Town, Oxford University Press, The book was up-dated to take into consideration developments in South African (but not foreign) policy towards industrial decentralization until ; but its theoretical chapters ignored the newer textbooks and general studies, and so are sometimes unnecessarily cumbersome, while the references to comparative experience in other countries are deficient.

Industrial decentralisation (ID) has been a central component of South Africa's regional strategy for Industrial decentralisation in South Africa book twenty years. Until recently, though, the pr The fact that ID policy has been premised upon political rather than economic considerations has been thought to Cited by: In book: Decentralization and Local Governance in Developing Countries (pp) We document the changing forms of decentralisation in South Africa from the early 20th century through to Author: Martin Wittenberg.

This paper is concerned with industrial decentralization in South Africa, specifically the impact of decentralization on industrialization in the bantustans. The paper begins by describing the evolution of decentralization policy and examines the results to date.

Particular attention is directed towards the revised program introduced in Cited by: people” is that decentralisation may be a key ingredient in making government more accountable.

This is why a number of developing countries have opted for reforms in which decentralisation played an important part (Mookherjee ).

South Africa both exempli es these processes, as well as providing some interesting counterexamples. The contributors to Decentralization and Local Governance in Developing Countries examine this institutional transformation from comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives, offering detailed case studies of decentralization in eight countries: Bolivia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa, and of these.

of South Africa in his /04 report on local government financing published in March (RP /): RETHINKING FISCAL DECENTRALIZATION IN SOUTH AFRICA N. Schoeman1 Department of Economics University of Pretoria 1 Professor in Economics University of Pretoria. The author would like to acknowledge the valuable inputs provided by.

limoncelli book Chapter 21 Centralization and Decentralization Centralization means pulling groups together to create order and enforce process. It is cooperation for the greater good. It is a leveling process. It seeks to remove the frustrating waste of money on duplicate systems, extra work, and manual g: South Africa.

Industrial decentralisation (ID) has been a central feature of South Africa's regional strategy for over twenty years. Since the late 's, ID policy has been primarily aimed at. This essay focuses on South Africa’s manufacturing sector to illustrate the impact globalisation. To understand South Africa’s industrialisation sincethe process has to be considered in relation to the previous decades that the country spent under apartheid rule.

A recent history of industrialisation in South Africa. The authors of Decentralization in Africa work within a common conceptual framework to examine the process in 10 countries, contrasting clear Industrial decentralisation in South Africa book in the legal authority of SNGs with the reality of limited successes in deepening democracy.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle Cited by: 7. IDC operates within a system of South African DFIs where each has a specified mandate Industrial development •Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), est.

Infrastructure development •Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), est. •Land and Agricultural Development Bank (Land Bank), est.

File Size: 1MB. Africa's low level of industrial development and product diversification is reflected in an analysis of the international trade of SSA countries by industrial products.

One element is the extremely high level of industrial product imports into the vast majority of SSA countries. UNIDO has compiled an. 1 Lumkile Mondi is the Chief Economist of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa.

He is also the corporation‟s Divisional Executive:Professional Services. He can be contacted on [email protected] 2 Ganief Bardien is an industry analyst in File Size: KB. South Africa, with instituted decentralization to both the provincial and local levels, is an exception to this rule.

However there is always the potential for party politics to play a role when the party in power nationally loses control of local governments, a situation of so called ‘vertically divided political authority’. opment agencies, among others, as important forces driving the current wave of decentralisation in Africa.

In some cases, decentralisation efforts are at least partly a guise for renewed attempts by national political elites to expand their control through developing new local institutions or. The studies in this book address South Africa’s many achievements in economic policymaking over the past ten years, as well as the substantial challenges that remain ahead, and provide a perspective of what the authors consider to be the central policy and analytical issues facing the country.

Post-Apartheid South Africa: The First Ten Years IMF. Comparative South African growth, Real GDP growth (per cent per annum): 20 developing countries South Africa South Africa's ranking 15 11 11 6 11 Note: The volume of gold-bearing ore milled is taken as the real output for the South African gold mining.

Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations. "Industrial Relation in South Africa" is a leading and comprehensive reference work for industrial relations practitioners and students.

It is a practical guide to South African Industrial Relations and introduces theoretical concepts and historical facts to enhance day-to-day practice. It is ideal for senior undergraduate and postgraduate students.5/5(2). Effectiveness of Decentralization in Ghana their obligations and attract able and competent officers (Ministry of Local Government., ).

Post- independence era Problems that developed as a result of this dual (central and local) administration included encroachment on the rights and responsibilities of File Size: KB. industrial relations in south africa ix chapter 8: collective bargaining in south africa the right to free collective bargaining freedom of association and freedom from victimisation organisational rights rights in terms of the act (); definition of workplace (); the right to.

South African transition 2 The post-apartheid economy, and after. 21 MATS LUNDAHL 3 Changing patterns of inequality in the South African labour market 44 NICOLI NATTRASS AND JEREMY SEEKINGS 4 South African trade and industrial policy in a regional context 64 COLIN MCCARTHY PART II Regional studies 5 Trade integration and economic development: someFile Size: 1MB.

World Delopment, Vol. 15, No. 10/11, pp.Printed in Great Britain. X/87 $ + Pergamon Journals Ltd. International Competition and Industrial Decentralization in South Africa TREVOR BELL Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa by: 8.

Africa (Olowu and Wunsch, 38), and a related change in donor emphasis toward participatory governance. Claims and expectations of decentralisation usually assume a devolved form and some have even proposed to disregard deconcentration as a form of decen-tralisation (Mawhood, ).

In this book, we are concerned primarily with devo. over the system as a whole. The decentralisation of procurement has produced thousands of sites across South Africa where local groups compete for resources and opportunities.

This provides an important context for processes of contemporary class formation. We will argue later in the report that south Africa has become a ‘contract state’.

Facilitates diversification: Under decentralization, the diversification of products, activites and markets etc., is facilitated. A centralised enterprise with the concentration of authority at the top will find it difficult and complex to diversify its activities and start the additional lines of manufacture or distribution.

decentralisation in labour-intensive industries are taking shape in the post-apartheid era despite the sharp decline in RIDP subsidies. These impulses are by no means peculiar to South Africa. Since the s, tendencies towards industrial decentralisation have emerged in many different TRANSFORMATION 32 () Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text g: Industrial decentralisation.

Focusing on two claims in particular, this book questions whether decentralisation does offer a significant pathway out of poverty and conflict in Africa. Issues of poverty reduction are addressed in Uganda, Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania, while those of conflict management are explored in Mauritius, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda and Rwanda.

In this lesson we study an overview of apartheid and post-apartheid industrial development strategies. We consider the concept and distribution of Industrial Development Zones (IDZs). We discuss various Spatial Development Initiatives (SDIs).

Finally, we explore issues related to industrial centralisation and decentralisation. POVERTY, INEQUALITY AND THE NATURE OF. ECONOMIC GROWTH IN SOUTH AFRICA. DEVELOPMENT POLICY RESEARCH UNIT. HAROON BHORAT. Development Policy Research Unit. @ CARLENE VAN DER WESTHUIZEN. Development Policy Research Unit.

[email protected] Working Paper 12/ ISBN November. Get this from a library. Industrial decentralisation policy as a mechanism for regional development in South Africa: its premises and record.

[David Dewar; A Todes; Vanessa Watson]. The current momentum for decentralization of government in Africa and elsewhere in the developing world is driven in many instances by the needs and desires of donor organizations.

This volume questions whether this sort of decentralization offers a significant pathway out of poverty and conflict in Africa—addressing issues of poverty reduction in Uganda, Ghana, Malawi, and Tanzania and.

Decentralisation and Municipalities in South Africa: An Analysis of The Mandate to Deliver Basic Services Anne Stanton Submitted in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Policy and Development Studies) in the Faculty of.

Fiscal decentralization in South Africa Fiscal division of powers As demonstrated in Table South Africa, ’s fiscal system is based on a revenue-sharing model, with provinces totally dependent on transfers from the national government, while municipalities are only marginally Size: KB.

The South African economy has been described by economist Ruchir Sharma in his recent book Breakout Nations as “a developed market wrapped inside an emerging market".

Two decades on from the formal end of the old apartheid regime, the South African economy can lay claim to being one of the wealthiest in Africa and one with a stable functioning democracy.

Wits is in partnership with Telkom, the University of Fort Hare and the University of Johannesburg to explore how the Fourth Industrial Revolution could shape the futures of South Africa. The partnership will explore the impact of the 4IR on the economy and seek to build an inclusive developmental future for all South Africans.

DECENTRALISATION AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN AFRICA: THE POLITICS OF LOCAL–CENTRAL RELATIONS RICHARD C. CROOK* Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK SUMMARY Decentralisation advocates argue that decentralised governments are more responsive to the needs of the poor than central gov-Cited by: Prior to the arrival of European settlers in the 15th century the economy of what was to become South Africa was dominated by subsistence agriculture and hunting.

In the north, central and east of the country tribes of Bantu peoples occupied land on a communal basis under tribal chiefdoms.

It was an overwhelmingly pastoral economy and wealth was measured in the number of cattle men held.Costs of Industrial Decentralisation in South Africa Costs of Industrial Decentralisation in South Africa DICKMAN, A. L. A. L. DICKMAN*(2) EXPLICIT POLICIES OF INDUSTRIAL DECENTRALISATION have been followed by successive National Party administrations since There was a period when it seemed that determination to pursue the goal of decentralised economic .