Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa

David A. McDonald and John Pape

Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa

David A. McDonald and John Pape

Distributed for Zed Books

224 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Cloth $90.95 ISBN: 9781842773307 Published March 2003 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Preface - Dennis Brutus (poet, scholar, activist)
Introduction - David McDonald and John Pape
1. The Theory and Practice of Cost Recovery in South Africa - David McDonald
2. Debt and Disconnection: The Case of Fort Beaufort, Queenstown and Stutterheim - Gregory Ruiters
3. 'Massive Cutoffs':Cost Recovery and Electricity Service in Diepkloof, Soweto - Grace Khunou
4. Cost Recovery and Pre-paid Water Meters and the Cholera Outbreak in KwaZulu Natal: A Case Study in Madlebe - Hameda Deedat and Eddie Cottle
5. 'They are Killing us Alive': A Case Study of the Impact of Cost Recovery on Service Provision in Makhaza Section, Khayelitsha - Mthetho Xali
6. The Struggle Against Encroachment: Constantia and the Defence of White Privilege in the 'New' South Africa - John Pape
7. Viva Prepaids, Viva! Assessing New Technology for Cost Recovery in the Rural Northern Cape - Hameda Deedat
8. The Bell Tolls for Thee: Cost Recovery, Cutoffs and the Affordability of Municipal Services in South Africa - David McDonald
9. Looking for an alternative to cost recovery - John Pape
Index
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