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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 ...
Revisiting Paulo Freire as a theoretical base for participatory practices for social workers
(University of Stellenbosch, 2002)
Conceptual research on the term facilitation: reducing an elephant to chewable chunks
(University of Stellenbosch, 2007)
Aim of the article: With this article the researchers used a conceptual research process to: explore the meanings of the concept of facilitation; identify the key facilitating actions/behaviours of the facilitator and the ...
"Too close for comfort": perceptions and experiences of people affected by day labourers at three hiring sites in Tshwane, South Africa
(Unisa Press, 2009)
This article explores the perceptions and experiences of people affected by day labourers in Tshwane. All the existing research on day labourers focuses on the day labourers themselves, not on teh people with whom they ...
Video conferencing in Unisa social work practicals: structure and strategies
(Unisa Press, 2000)
This article describes participatory research by lecturers using video conferencing systems and an instructional designer. This research article sets out to describe a project during the consolidation stage of using video ...
Learning through rediscovery and reclaiming local/ indigenous knowledge and skills
(Unisa Press, 2002)
In this article the authors explain some of the attempts they make to ``in- digenise'' the training of students in social work, paying special attention to community work to assist the students in discovering the richness ...
The socio-economic realities of the social work students of the University of South Africa
(University of Stellenbosch, 2009)
Introduction: When a tertiary institution such as the University of South Africa (Unisa) agrees to offer training for a profession such as social work, it accepts the responsibility of educating students according to the ...
Day labourers in Pretoria, Windhoek and the United States - a comparison of two capitals and a different world
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2008)
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to compare the economic dynamics of day labouring in two Southern African capital cities, namely Windhoek and Pretoria, against the background of the experiences of day labourers in a ...
Problems rural social workers experience
(University of Stellenbosch, 2004)
The research was an exploratory study of the views and experiences of 45 social workers related to their work and working conditions in rural communities This article describes the research results around aspects regarding ...
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 ...