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The mangalam and its significance to Indian South Africans in Kwazulu Natal.
Weddings have always been an indispensable and auspicious part of Hindu life both in South Africa and in India. This study is an examination of one aspect of Hindu weddings, viz. the vocal and sometimes instrumental recital ...
Are Africa's development failures due to cultural irrationality or the manner of development? : towards a theory of sustainable community development through communication.
This study is an analysis of the implications of the manner of development, decision making and communication therein on Africa's development performance since the 1950s. It sought to establish the causes of development ...
Disability, development and the arts : a case study of the normative designs of a developmental organisation (Very Special Arts-Kwazulu Natal) in comparison with its practice.
Could the contribution of the voluntary sector to development be more fully realized given greater current emphasis on participatory development? This research addresses this question within the context of a voluntary ...
The creation of movement and spatial dimension in stereo recording.
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The role of music in the Hindi Shiksha Sangh (South Africa).
The promotion of the Hindi language by the Hindi Shiksha Sangh (South Africa) has dominated the cultural life of the majority of Hindi-speaking Hindus in South Africa for over fifty years. This study concerns itself with ...
A critical microethnographic investigation of the role of news-time in the acquisition of literacy in pre-democratic South Africa.
This thesis focuses on the form and content of contributions of young children during news-time, a recurrent literacy event in pre-primary and junior primary schools in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Using the methods of ...
Indian South African popular music, the broadcast media, and the record industry, 1920-1983.
This thesis is an historiographical and sociological study of Indian South African broadcasting and the music industry between 1924 and 1983. A multilevel approach which integrates empirical and cultural materialist ...
'Malibongwe igama lama khosikazi' ('Let the name of woman be praised') : the negotiation of female subjectivity in Lauretta Ngcobo's And they didn't die.
In this thesis I attempt to examine the way that rural women in Natal, from the early 1950s to the 1980s, were relegated to the periphery of both white society and black traditional society. Lauretta Ngcobo's second novel ...
Homestead names as a reflection of social dynamics in Mabengela, Nkandla.
Homestead naming has been a Zulu practice since the days of King Shaka. Although this practice has been abandoned by some of the Zulus especially those living in urban areas, it still exists in some rural areas e.g. ...