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Parole in South Africa.
While imprisonment developed as a more humanitarian alternative to the brutal forms of punishments which prevailed throughout history, it became increasingly evident that it had dysfunctional consequences in respect of the ...
Establishing and sustaining community-based youth organisations : a study of the experiences of community youth workers.
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Stressful life situations of duodenal ulcer patients and the role of the medical social worker.
A study was undertaken of the stressful life situations of 87 duodenal ulcer patients (50 Indian and 37 Black males) and a control group of 75 non-ulcer patients (43 Indian and 32 Black males). The majority of the control ...
A comparative study of the problems and challenges of women in social work management.
The aim of this research project was to explore the experiences of black and white women managers who are employed in private and public social work settings. The major stressors and challenges which women managers experienced ...
Psychosocial effects of organisational restructuring : a study among non-academic staff at the University of Durban-Westville.
Change is inevitable and will be the hallmark of our lives. This study was undertaken against the background of the restructuring plans at the University of Durban Westville (UDW). It was motivated by a concern for the ...
A peer educator programme : participant's evaluation of the training.
Limited research has been conducted on the effectiveness of preventive programmes in addressing the needs of adolescents/youth. This study is aimed at examining the effectiveness of a training programme and whether the ...
Women and contraceptive use : a case study of a South African urban informal settlement.
This study adopted a case study design to understand women and contraceptive use in the Diepsloot community, an impoverished urban informal settlement, north of Johannesburg. It was guided by feminist and critical theory, ...
Indigenous methods used to prevent teenage pregnancy : perspectives of traditional healers and traditional leaders.
The study aimed to explore indigenous methods used to prevent teenage pregnancy from the perspective of traditional healers and traditional leaders. Furthermore, it aimed to explore with traditional healers and traditional ...
Community development approaches in provision of sanitation services to the poor : a comparative study of the urine diversion sanitation programme in South Africa (Mnini) and Zimbabwe (Chihota)
Providing sanitation to poor communities entails delivering services to people that are marginalized in many aspects; the social, economic and political. The challenge to design sanitation projects that address the utmost ...
Perceptions of youth regarding their relationships with adults in Ugu North, a rural area in Southern KwaZulu-Natal.
The study investigates youth perceptions of their relationships with adults in Ugu North a rural area in Southern Kwa-Zulu Natal. A review of literature revealed that limited research has been done in South Africa and other ...