Volume: Volume 4(1) - 2000
Article type: Refereed article
Author/s: Olivier, Marius and Linda Jansen van Rensburg
The article offers an evaluative overview of the concept of social security and social security structures in South Africa. It argues that an integrated and coherent system of social security regulation and service delivery is key to resolving the present disparities and deficiencies in the social security system.
On this basis, the planned legislative and administrative reforms in both the social assistance and social insurance arenas are supported.