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The experience of cash transfers in alleviating childhood poverty in South Africa: mothers' experiences of the Child Support Grant

Abstract:

Cash transfer (CT) programmes are increasingly being used as policy instruments to address child poverty and child health outcomes in developing countries. As the largest cash-transfer programme in Africa, the South African Child Support Grant (CSG) provides an important opportunity to further understand how a CT of its kind works in a developing country context. We explored the experiences and views of CSG recipients and non-recipients from four diverse settings in South Africa. Four major t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/17441692.2015.1007471

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ORCID:
0000-0003-4106-4513
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Sub department:
CV SOCIAL POLICY & INTERVENTION; KM VICE-CHANCELLOR & REGISTRAR
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Global Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
7
Pages:
834-851
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2015-02-16
Acceptance date:
2014-11-14
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1744-1706
ISSN:
1744-1692
Pmid:
25685927

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