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Decentralisation and community based natural resource management in Tanzania : the case of local governance and community based conservation in districts around Selous Game Reserve.
The dissertation presents the results of a study of the role of decentralisation and community participation in natural resource management in Tanzania. It analyses whether the shift of central government power to ...
Adolescent school drop-out in South Africa : an asset-vulnerability framework.
This article investigates the impact of poverty and shocks on adolescents, particularly their role in early school drop-out. Data consisting of 3043 adolescent interviews and 1945 household interviews, from a recent survey ...
Rural poverty : subsistence or dependency.
The Republic of Transkei, the first of the "Independent" National States has financed a number of research projects which have attempted to establish a data base on which a Five Year Development Plan can be grounded. A ...
Garbage picking as a strategy for survival : a case study of a sub- sector of the informal sector.
In the past few years there has been a dramatic increase in research dealing with the informal sector in South Africa. This research is often motivated by academic curiosity as well as a growing concern over poverty and ...
'Coloured' identity and reflections of the 'other' in community discourse : a case study of Wentworth.
This project explores the persistence of racial frameworks amongst Coloureds in Wentworth, Durban, using perspectives from discourse analysis as a methodological and theoretical framework. In-depth focus groups and ...
The politics of co-optation and of non-collaboration.
Since the outbreak of the Soweto uprising in 1976 there has been a noticeable change in the thinking of the South African government. This change has been evident in the departure from classical Verwoerdian apartheid to ...
Kwazulu Natal's institutional environment : its impact on development imperatives.
The study of development in the 1960s and early 1970s was characterised by major struggles between competing ideological positions . Writings were dominated by attempts at getting the ideologies right , hence the proliferation ...
Knowledge, attitudes, risk perception and condom use among married men and women in Ntuzuma and Kwadumisa, KwaZulu-Natal.
One of the greatest and unresolved challenges that faces mankind today is HIV/AIDS and the effects that it has on people as well as society as a whole. South Africa is one of the countries worst affected by HIV/AIDS, with ...
Women in sex work in the Durban CBD : towards a broader understanding of poverty.
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Gender, water and livelihoods in Mseleni : a case study.
Water is essential to human survival, health, wellbeing and livelihoods. Access to sufficient water for consumption and domestic use is considered a basic need and a human right. Water use however, goes beyond basic needs; ...