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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. ...
Explaining migrant wages: the case of Zimbabwean day labourers in South Africa
(The Clute Institute, 2012)
There has been an increasing inflow of migrants and refugees into South Africa during the last two decades. The origin of these migrants is mainly from South Africa’s long-established sources of migrant workers, including ...
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 ...
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 ...