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  • "Life is not pap and vleis": poverty in child-headed households in Gauteng 

    Blaauw, Phillip (Derick); Viljoen, Jacoba (Kotie) M.M.; Schenck, Catherina (Rinie) (University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
    Introduction: The objective of this paper is to describe the socio-economic conditions of child-headed households in Gauteng, so as to measure the extent of poverty among these children. In order to do this, the study ...
  • Problems rural social workers experience 

    Schenck, Catherina (Rinie) (University of Stellenbosch, 2004)
    The research was an exploratory study of the views and experiences of 45 social workers related to their work and working conditions in rural communities This article describes the research results around aspects regarding ...
  • The role and linkages of buy-back centres in the recycling industry: Pretoria and Bloemfontein (South Africa) 

    Viljoen, Jacoba (Kotie) M.M.; Schenck, Catherina (Rinie); Blaauw, Phillip (Derick) (University of Johannesburg, 2012)
    Purpose/objectives: The aim of this paper is to get a better understanding of the role and linkages of buy-back centres (BBCs) in the recycling industry. The first objective is to analyse the institutional profile of the ...
  • Urban poverty in Cape Town 

    de Swardt, Cobus; Puoane, Thandi; Chopra, Mickey; du Toit, Andries (Sage Publications, 2005)
    This paper describes key findings of a household livelihood survey conducted in impoverished African settlements in Cape Town, one of Africa’s wealthiest cities. Poverty in these areas is strongly shaped by the history ...
  • What happens during those long hours next to the road? An exploratory study of three informal day labour hiring sites in Tshwane 

    Schenck, Catherina (Rinie); Xipu, Lawrence; Blaauw, Phillip (Derick) (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. ...