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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 ...
Challanges related to working conditions experienced by social workers practising in rural areas
(University of Stellenbosch, 2012)
Introduction: In view of the references to the “poor working conditions” of social workers (Kusambisa in Chibba, 2011), which make it a challenge to retain social workers in rural areas (Kruger, 2008:44), and the exodus ...
Participatory learning: a people centred way of working in community development
(Unisa Press, 1995)
In this article the authors propose a participatory learning approach to skill and knowledge acquisition in people centered community development knowing that it isn't always quick and easy but exciting and worth it.
Working conditions of social workers in rural areas in South Africa
(Unisa Press, 2004)
This article presents the results of one of the aspects of an exploratory study that was conducted by the author with rural social workers. The working conditions of 45 social workers are described.
Praktykillustrasie van die vorming en terminering van n terapeutiese sisteem volgens ekosistemiese denke
(Unisa Press, 1996)
This article presents an illustration of how an ecosystemic perspective was used in a family therapy case study. Two ecosystemic concepts were used to discuss the case study. They are: the language determination of the ...
The work and lives of street waste pickers in Pretoria - a case study of recycling in South Africa's urban informal economy
High levels of unemployment are a permanent feature in the urban areas of many developing countries. South Africa is no exception in this regard. Poverty and hardship caused by unemployment force many participants in the ...
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 ...