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Unfinished journeys : an exploration of agency within Somali women's lives and livelihoods in Johannesburg.
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Brotherhood solidarity and the (re) negotiation of identity among Senegalese migrants in Durban.
This thesis based on a study titled “Brotherhood Solidarity and the (re) negotiation of identity among Senegalese migrants in Durban” examined Senegalese migration to South Africa, particularly Durban, and sought to show ...
Food decisions and cultural perceptions of overweight and obesity : the case of Zulu women in Durban, South Africa.
This study investigates why Durban-based Zulu women in particular are experiencing a fairly recent exaggerated trend in weight gain. Relatively little has been written on this subject from a cultural anthropology perspective ...
African indigenous knowledge systems in contemporary conflict transformation : a case study of the Bakweri people of the Southern West Region of Cameroon.
The aim of this study was to investigate the relevance of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems (AIKS) in contemporary conflict transformation with specific reference to the chieftaincy of the Bakweri people of the South ...
An investigation of methods used by the southern Nguni in healing ukuhanjwa illness.
Beliefs about health, as well as what makes people ill, are strongly influenced by culture. Beliefs tend to guide people as far as which healing approach they should apply. Hence, the focus of the thesis was on the source ...
The life histories of traditional birth attendants in the context of changing reproductive health practices in uMzimkhulu, KwaZulu-Natal.
This is a study of the life histories of Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) based in uMzimkhulu in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The study sought to explore the life histories of the TBAs, their practices, ...
The role played by foreign African migrants in the promotion of African scholarship in the faculty of humanities, development and social sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
This thesis is based on a study examining the concept of African scholarship through the contributions of foreign African academics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) on the Howard College and Pietermaritzburg ...
Beadwork identity as brand equity : an analysis of beadwork conventions as the basis for craft economies in KwaZulu-Natal, with specific emphasis on the beadwork of Amanyuswa.
The Zulu identity appears to have enjoyed precedence over other polity identities in KwaZulu-‐Natal for what is largely viewed as time immemorial. Yet, a cursory glance at emergent literature ...
The life and experiences of young women (19-35 years) living on the streets of Pietermaritzburg CBD and surroundings.
Little was known about the life and experiences of young women (19-35 years) living on the streets of the Pietermaritzburg CBD and surroundings in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa prior to this study. In order ...
Women and water access in the Eastern Cape: an anthropological investigation into supply and sustainability in water scarce districts: with specail reference to: Mbelu, Ntilini and Cwebe.
This study looks at domestic water supply within the context of household dynamics in a rural area with a particular focus on the acquisition of water. The study examines the implications for women and gender through ...