Guest
Jeremy Seekings, Visiting Professor of Economics

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Episode: December 16, 2009

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Professor Seekings is based at the University of Cape Town in South Africa where he has a joint appointment as Professor of Political Studies and Sociology. Professor Seekings leads a variety of research projects encompassing both quantitative and qualitative research. These include studies of adolescence, race and class, violence, AIDS and poverty, social policy, and politics. Most of his research concerns South Africa, but he also conducts research in Brazil, the Caribbean, and other parts of Africa. Today we will talk with Professor Seekings about his recent article titled “Deserving individuals and groups: the post-apartheid state’s justification of the shape of South Africa’s system of social assistance.”

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