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An exploration of the lives and livelihoods of African professional migrants in institutions of higher learning : the case of University of KwaZulu-Natal.
This study focuses on the lives and livelihoods of foreign African academics at UKZN. The study attempts to unpack the driving forces behind their decision to migrate and why South Africa has become a preferred destination ...
Working leather : the fusion of formal and informal industrial relations in a Durban shoe factory.
The thesis concerns the persistent coupling of formal and informal industrial relations within a particular manufacturing company. At first, the company's formal structure of industrial relations was heavily tempered ...
The language and culture of the youth in the "Nicaragua" section of Tsakane in Gauteng.
This paper is based on the youth culture and the language in Tsakane which in situated in Gauteng Province. It uncovers the lifestyle of both young females and males in the area mentioned above. It looks at how "Tsotsitaal" ...
Negotiating the boundary : the response of Kwa Mashu Zionists to a volatile political climate.
Previous studies have demonstrated that Zulu Zionists remained peace-loving and politically quiescent in times of racial segregation and political injustice. Since then the political situation in South Africa has shifted ...
A study of complex family households among a sample of White families in Durban.
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Kinship in a changing society : extra-familial kin relationships among Indians living on a sugar estate in Natal.
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Perceptions of and responses to transformation among people of Indian origin in post-apartheid South Africa: 1994-1999.
The theme of this dissertation is reflected in its title and was written to capture this particular historical juncture in post-apartheid South Africa. It was inspired by a variety of factors, including the harsh historical ...
An analysis of the arrival, settlement and domestic arrangements of South Asian Muslim salon workers in Durban.
This study examines the arrival and settlement of a sample of South Asian Muslim male migrants who are salon owners and salon employees in Durban, South Africa. The increasing visibility of the expansion of Pakistani, ...
Hidden migration, livelihoods, identities and citizenship : Malawians in the city of Durban.
This thesis is an investigation into the undocumented migration of Malawians to the city of Durban, and the influences on their livelihoods, identities and continued links to Malawi. In this context the thesis raises ...
Demonizing women in the era of AIDS : an analysis of the gendered construction of HIV/AIDS in KwaZulu-Natal.
As the second decade of AIDS draws to a close, researchers and others involved in the AIDS effort have come to appreciate that complex interactions between social, cultural, biological and economic forces are involved in ...