Looking beyond South Africa: the urgency of addressing inequality in BRICS

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2015
TITLE AUTHOR(S): J.Josie
KEYWORDS: BRAZIL-RUSSIA-INDIA-CHINA MULTILATERAL COMBINE (BRIC), INEQUALITY
DEPARTMENT: Impact Centre (IC), Impact Centre (PRESS), Impact Centre (CC)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-april-to-june-2015/looking-beyond-sa-addressing-inequality-in-brics
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 8660
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/1910

If you would like to obtain a copy of this Research Output, please contact Hanlie Baudin at researchoutputs@hsrc.ac.za.

Abstract

There is broad agreement among economists of differing persuasions that socioeconomic disparities and inequalities impact on the material, physical and psychological quality of life and capabilities of individuals and the communities in which they live. Jaya Josie looks at how inequality manifests itself in the five BRICS countries.