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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 ...
"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 ...
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 ...
Children’s perspectives on child well-being
(University of Johannesburg, 2009)
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) through its reporting framework for nation states has prompted increasing interest on the measuring and monitoring of child well-being. The domains and indicators ...
Body image satisfaction among a sample of black female South African students
(Society for Personality Research (Inc.), 2009)
Numerous research studies have established a strong relationship between body dissatisfaction and eating disorders. As more and more young people in South Africa embrace Western values, the aspiration to attain the Western ...