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Day labourers, unemployment and socio-economic development in South Africa
(Springer Verlag, 2009)
One of the most visible forms of unemployment is the men who stand at the side of the road or on corners daily, waiting for any job that may come their way. It is estimated that there are nearly 1,000 places in South ...
What happens during those long hours next to the road? An exploratory study of three informal day labour hiring sites in Tshwane
(University of Stellenbosch, 2012)
The purpose of the study was to describe the nature of socio-economic activities taking place at hiring sites in Tshwane. The research approach and methodology of this study were exploratory, descriptive and qualitative. ...
The employment history of day labourers in South Africa and the income they earn - a case study of day labourers in Pretoria
(University of Pretoria, 2006)
Introduction: With the opening up of the South African economy, following its successful democratisation and adherence to a strict programme of trade liberalisation, the number of highly-skilled (professionals, managers ...
The socio-economic reality of being a day labourer in Pretoria
(University of Stellenbosch, 2006)
Introduction: The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the circumstances which day labourers, and their families, have to face in Pretoria. The results of this study are compared with studies on the day-labour ...
Social work and food security: Case study on the nutritional capabilities of the landfill waste pickers in South Africa
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
Food security (or the lack of it) has a direct impact on people’s well-being and is of great concern to many disciplines. The study on which the article is based used Drèze and Sen’s ‘nutritional capability’ concept as a ...