Social Protection in an Electorally Competitive Environment (1): The Politics of Productive Social Safety Nets (PSSN) in Tanzania

@article{Jacob2018SocialPI,
  title={Social Protection in an Electorally Competitive Environment (1): The Politics of Productive Social Safety Nets (PSSN) in Tanzania},
  author={T. Jacob and R. H. Pedersen},
  journal={Political Economy: Government Expenditures \& Related Policies eJournal},
  year={2018}
}
  • T. Jacob, R. H. Pedersen
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • Political Economy: Government Expenditures & Related Policies eJournal
Social protection has become a more important part of social service delivery in Tanzania over the last couple of decades. This paper analyses the politics behind the making and implementation of the Productive Social Safety Nets (PSSN), a cash transfer scheme that became part of a broader, existing scheme aimed at poverty reduction and rural development, TASAF I-III. We trace the interrelationship between the domestic policy process and the shifting influence of transnational ideas. We argue… Expand
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