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  • Unaccompanied and separated foreign children in the care system in the Western Cape – a socio-legal study 

    Sloth-Nielsen, Julia; Ackermann, Marilize (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    This article reports on the findings of a study of foreign children accommodated in the care system in the Western Cape, based on fieldwork conducted in child and youth care centres. The objectives of the study were ...
  • Unfunded mandates: Directing subnational governments 

    Steytler, Nico; de Visser, Jaap; Williams, Robert (Deutsche Förschungsinstitut fur Öffentlichen Verwaltung, 2012)
    Unfounded mandates are an extreme manifestation of the phenomenon of governing from the centre; the federal government through various strategies imposes national mandates on state and local governments at the expense of ...
  • The unresolved ethnic question in Uganda’s district councils 

    Singiza, Douglas Karekona; de Visser, Jaap (Law, Democracy & Development, 2015)
    This article examines the legal and constitutional framework for the election of district councils in Uganda because the design and practice of elections in Uganda has an impact on Uganda’s ability to follow through on the ...
  • Water delivery: public or private? 

    Mbazira, Christopher; de Visser, Jaap (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2006)
    The landscape within which human rights are protected and realised has changed dramatically in the last few decades. One of the main driving forces for this change is economic globalisation and the weakening of ...
  • Welfare pluralism in health: Assessing Zimbabwe’s policy response to HIV/AIDS with reference to Mbare Distrct, Harare 

    Taderera, Hope; Madhekeni, Alois (International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2012)
    The article is on Welfare Pluralism and focuses on Zimbabwe’s policy responses to HIV/AIDS with reference to Mbare Disrict, Harare. Quantitative primary data was systematically collected from a sample of individuals from ...
  • Who can appoint commissions of enquiry: conducting a 'section 106 investigation' 

    de Visser, Jaap (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2008)
    If the member of a province's executive council (MEC) responsible for local government suspects maladministration, fraud, corruption or any other serious malpractice in a municipality, that MEC must designate a person or ...
  • The withholding of rates and taxes in five local municipalities 

    Powell, Derek; May, Annette; Ntliziywana, Phindile (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    The Community Law Centre, in partnership with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and SALGA, recently completed a research project on the phenomenon of rates withholding in five South African municipalities. ...
  • Wolf in sheep's clothing? 

    de Visser, Jaap (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Section 156(1) of the Constitution is the basis for the status of local government in the Constitution. It provides that municipalities have authority over the matters listed in Schedules 4B and 5B of the Constitution. ...
  • ‘Woman, but not human’: widowhood practices and human rights violations in Nigeria 

    Durojaye, Ebenezer (Oxford University Press, 2013)
    This article examines the implications of widowhood practices for the enjoyment of women’s fundamental rights and freedoms in Nigeria. The article discusses the effects of socio-cultural and legal structures of Nigeria ...