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The differential impact of social-pension income on household poverty alleviation in three South African ethnic groups



The differential impact of social-pension income on household poverty alleviation in three South African ethnic groups



Ageing and Society 26(3): 337-354



Social pension programmes play a key role in old-age support systems through their ability to reach vulnerable older persons. Pension income helps to sustain households affected by extreme poverty and vulnerability, by providing resources for spending that protects against vulnerability, and thereby they facilitate economic and social development.

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DOI: 10.1017/S0144686X0600482X



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