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Cost recovery and the crisis of service delivery in South Africa

Cost recovery and the crisis of service delivery in South Africa

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Published by Zed Books in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Municipal services -- South Africa -- Finance,
  • Electric utilities -- South Africa -- Finance,
  • Water utilities -- South Africa -- Finance

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David A. McDonald and John Pape.
    ContributionsMcDonald, David A., 1964-, Pape, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4722.A5 C67 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21505105M
    ISBN 101842773305, 1842773313
    LC Control Number2002031118
    OCLC/WorldCa50291200

      Yet, in the current climate of declining growth, emerging entrepreneurs, a need for new jobs and a concerted drive to improve public service delivery, South Africa's public private partnerships. South Africa, referred to as the Client Service Officers (CSOs), the frontline staff members and their Supervisors from two sampled offices, Johannesburg Labour Centres (LCs) in Gauteng (GP) and Witbank LC, Mpumalanga (MP) Provinces. A total of three semi-structured interview schedules were used for separate phases of individual and group face toFile Size: 2MB.

    The situation in South A frica is not unique as protests have been increasing globally, particularly since the global economic crisis. In a new book, my colleagues from the Centre for Social Author: Carin Runciman. The Batho Pele White Paper states that the South African Public Service will be judged by one criterion: its effectiveness in delivering services that meet the basic needs of all South African citizens, and the aim of this study was to evaluate the implementation of the principles of the Batho Pele White Paper, as a definitive government Cited by:

    • A literature review (specific to South Africa): The review will include an overview of the relevant legislative and policy instruments intended to combat corruption. • A scan of recent cases of corruption in the South African province of the Eastern. analysts have labelled South Africa as the ^protest capital of the world _ (Alexander, ). Alexander () argues that service delivery protests continues unabated and that government attempts to improve service delivery have not been sufficient to address the frustration and .


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McDonald, D.A. & Pape, J. () Cost recovery and the crisis of service delivery in South Africa. Cape Town: HSRC Publishers. Abstract: How can we reverse the insidious effects of commodification, the role of the market in shaping service delivery, and the way we 'value' essential goods such as water?Cited by: Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa is a groundbreaking publication, providing a theoretical and empirical review of the dramatic shift from welfare municipalism to a neoliberal vision of balanced budgets and fiscal restraint.

Centred largely on case studies in a number of South African municipalities, this volume critically examines 'cost recovery', the heart of. Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa Abstract: This book provides a theoretical and empirical review of the dramatic shift from welfare municipalism to a neoliberal vision of balanced budgets and fiscal restraint.

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There has been a dramatic shift worldwide from welfare municipalism--where the state both subsidized and provided essential municipal services--to a neoliberal vision of balanced budgetsCited by: Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa.

Zed Press: London and HSRC Publishers: Pretoria,pp. ISBN 10 - ISBN 13 - Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa provides a theoretical and empirical review of the dramatic shift from welfare municipalism to. Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa Edited by David A.

McDonald and John Pape A theoretical and empirical review of the impact of cost recovery on basic municipal services, with particular reference to South Africa.

“Service delivery” is a common phrase in South Africa used to describe the distribution of basic resources citizens depend on like water, electricity, sanitation infrastructure, land, and housing. administration are the logical consequences of the practice of service delivery from the earliest times.

Journal of Public Administration † Vol 39 no † November SERVICE DELIVERY IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN PUBLIC SERVICE: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE BATHO PELE PRINCIPLES BY STATISTICS SOUTH AFRICA M.

Crous School of Public Management and. The Cape Town water crisis in South Africa was a period of severe water shortage in the Western Cape region, most notably affecting the City of Cape dam water levels had been declining sincethe Cape Town water crisis peaked during mid to mid when water levels hovered between 15 and 30 per cent of total dam capacity.

The COVID pandemic has had far-reaching consequences beyond the spread of the disease itself and efforts to quarantine it. As the SARS-CoV-2 virus has spread around the globe, concerns have shifted from supply-side manufacturing issues to decreased business in the services sector.

The pandemic caused the largest global recession in history, with more than a third of the global population at. The challenges of delivering services to communities at the local government level in South Africa are are a number of factors and reasons provided by scholars and politicians to explain the phenomenon.

This article makes the argument that the multiple tiers of local government could also be a contributory factor. Having three categories of municipalities (Metropolitan Cited by: 2. All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK The analysis finds that electricity tariffs are rarely high enough to cover the full costs of service delivery, even where the cost of service is low, and that few countries adequately manage volatile costs and maintain cost recovery levels over by: 3.

Linking service delivery and protest in South Africa 5 service delivery. In addition, the term ‘service delivery’ in itself is not neutral. Harber () for example points out that ‘sometimes one word or phrase captures a time and an issue.

Often, it is a phrase one uses so often and with such ease that one no longer hears the meanings. This paper discusses the challenges of providing water and sanitation to urban slum settlements in South Africa.

The challenges include rising backlogs, poor cost recovery, a pervasive culture of non-payment for water services, and huge and unsustainable water deficits. Cost recovery and the crisis of service delivery in South Africa. Cape Cited by: 3. The lack of clean audits in most municipalities and service delivery protests across South Africa are indicators of how little effect such monitoring and assistance efforts have had.

Africa’s Public Service Delivery and Performance Review Journal. This may result in rejection by the Editor. Technical considerations: Document file (Microsoft) should be set in South African or UK English, regular A4 paper.

spacing, Times New Roman 12pt, Margins 1inch. Tables, figures, pictures. the state of local government and service delivery in south africa: issues, challenges and solutions INTRODUCTION The South African legislation on local government emphasizes that municipalities have a pivotal role of democratizing society and fulfilling a developmental role within the new dispensation.

Eeconomic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to decline from percent in to to percent inthe first recession in the region in 25 years. The coronavirus is hitting the region’s three largest economies —Nigeria, South Africa, and Angola— in a.

A chapter on “‘Massive Cutoffs’: Cost Recovery and Electricity Service in Diepkloof, Soweto”. In MacDonald, D.A., and Pape, J.

Cost Recovery and the crisis of service delivery in South Africa. Cape Town: HSRC Publishers. The state of basic service delivery in South Africa: In-depth analysis of the Community Survey data Tremendous progress has been made .Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa.

Zed Press: London and HSRC Publishers: Pretoria,pp. DA McDonald (ed) Environmental Justice in South Africa.29 July The Reasons Behind Service Delivery Protests in South Africa Over the past few weeks South Africa experienced a wave of protest action across most provinces.

According to ANC spokesperson Jesse Duarte there have been protests in ‘only’ 14 of the municipalities, but other sources put the figure at more than twenty.