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An analysis of sustainable livelihoods : a case study of low-wage employment of African woman at a tertiary institution in Durban, South Africa.
For many workers throughout the world, earnings from employment do not provide a way out of poverty. Given their low earnings, the working poor often rely on additional resources in order to make ends meet. Employing a ...
The impact of saving with mobile money transfer technology on the livelihoods of rural wage-earning women : a case study in Maragua District, Kenya.
Information and communication technologies have been shown to potentially aid in leveraging financial inclusion among low-income groups. This study investigates whether mobile money transfer technologies can be utilised ...
Factors affecting men's health care seeking behaviour and use of services : a case study of Inanda Township, Durban.
Men play a significant role within households and societies. Studies point out that women seek more health assistance and report more incidents of illness than men. Hence, this is one of the reasons why men’s life expectancy ...
"In-between" : a study of domestic workers' children who have been informally fostered by their mothers' employers.
This research explores the subjective experiences and life stories of 4 domestic workers’ children who were informally fostered by their mothers’/grandmothers’ employers in South Africa. Using a narrative thematic approach ...
The production and coalescence of knowledge : a study of coastal governance processes in the eThekwini Municipality.
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Aspirations for higher education : evidence from youth living in Kenneth Gardens municipal housing estate (Durban)
Inadequate and unequal access to higher education has been identified as a major development issue internationally. This issue has received practical attention from different stakeholders in an attempt to increase youth ...
Do large retailers displace small informal retailers? : the case of Pick n Pay in Kwa-Mashu.
Purpose – This thesis presents a study of large retailers and spaza shops in the township of KwaMashu, South Africa. The aim is to explore the effects of the new large retailer of Pick n Pay on spaza shops. The core research ...
Female employment and gender : a case study of female garment workers in Dhaka district, Bangladesh.
The impact of female employment on societies where women have traditionally been confined to domestic roles is a dynamic characteristic of a changing global labour landscape. The literature and feminist discourse on this ...
The politics of knowledge : case study of the management of beach quality in Durban, South Africa.
Whatmore (2009: 588) suggests that knowledge controversies surface when the “rationales of environmental science and policy fail to convince those affected by what is at issue” and force a variety of actors to be included ...
Early childbearing in the context of the child support grant : a case study of young women in Mtubatuba.
Teenage pregnancy still remains one of the most heated topics in South Africa. Although teenage pregnancy in South Africa is not high compared to other regions in sub-Saharan Africa, it is still considerably high despite ...