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Inclusion amid ethnic inequality: Insights from Brazil’s social protection system

Policy frames in Brazil have long run up against conflicting visions and understandings about the causes and consequences of group-based inequality. This paper argues that a class-based lens has dominated the social protection framework...

Group-based inequality Poverty Race
Working Paper
‘Delangokubona’ and the distribution of rents and opportunity: An exploration of tensions over race-based policies of redress and redistribution in South Africa

Capital spending on infrastructure presents a significant counter-cyclical tool, however contested it might be in a society as unequal as South Africa...

Redistribution Rents Public infrastructure
Journal Article
Normalizing necessity?: Support networks and racial inequality in Namibia

Community support is a critical source to sustain livelihoods in the Global South. At the same time, these practices can exhibit unequal dynamics such as disincentives, hierarchies, or adverse inclusion of individuals...

Inequality Race Social networks
Working Paper
Exploring economic support networks amidst racial inequality in Namibia

Community or interpersonal support as a critical source of livelihood sustenance in the Global South can exhibit unequal dynamics. An understanding of these practices is primarily tied to the conceptual space of poverty or small communities...

Inequality Race Social networks
Seminar
Alysson Portella on racial social norms and education: “whitening” ideology and students’ performance in Brazil

Alysson Portella will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 6 November 2019. Abstract - Racial social norms and education: “whitening” ideology and students’ performance in Brazil We investigate to what extent racial social norms...

6 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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Occupational segregation by race in South Africa after Apartheid

This paper investigates progress in reducing the high level of racial stratification of occupations after apartheid in South Africa...

Occupational segregation Stratification Low-paying
Working Paper
Occupational segregation by race in South Africa after apartheid

This paper investigates progress in reducing the high level of racial stratification of occupations after apartheid in South Africa...

Occupational segregation Stratification Low-paying
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