Perspectives on Namibia’s Social Protection 2017-2020

This book is a compilation of articles which describe the perspectives on social protection in Namibia. It is a culmination of scholarly and policy dialogue initiated by the Frederich Ebert Stiftung and the Sociology Department of the University of Namibia. The dialogue mainly revolved around four themes that are central to explaining social protection in Namibia. These are: Social Protection and National Development; Social Protection and Informality; Social Protection and Labour/Employment; and Social Protection and Regional/ Continental/Global Dimensions. In this book, the four related themes have been mapped and articulated in sixteen chapters as presented in the sections below.