The Emerging Role of the Constitutional Value of Ubuntu for Informal Social Security in South Africa

in African Journal of Legal Studies

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This paper explores the significance of the African value of ubuntu within the context of social protection. The paper argues that ubuntu as a constitutional value plays a crucial role in supporting the existence of informal social security in South Africa. It concludes by reflecting the overarching potential that the traditional African value has for influencing the social protection and enhancing family solidarity in the South African context.

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The Emerging Role of the Constitutional Value of Ubuntu for Informal Social Security in South Africa

in African Journal of Legal Studies

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