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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
An exploratory study on day labourers in Elardus Park, Pretoria
(University of Stellenbosch., 2005)
On Barnard Street, Elardus Park in Pretoria men are standing, raising a finger or miming a skill to attract the attention of potential employees. It is also common to see men swarm around a car, pointing to themselves in ...
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 ...