Found 417 titles
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Attitudes to work and social security in South Africa

This paper presents findings from a module in the HSRC's 2006 South African Social Attitudes Survey that was designed by the Centre for the Analysis of South African Social Policy at the University of Oxford. Respondents were asked for their views on issues relating to the importance of work and the relationship between social grants and employment. The findings demonstrate a strong attachment to the labour market among the unemployed, support for more financial assistance for poor people including those who are unable to find work, and no evidence that social grants in South Africa foster a 'dependency culture'.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 28
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2219-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2219-9
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 98.00
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An Audit of HIV/AIDS Policies
In Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe

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This comprehensive research study is one of the first to scientifically review and make recommendations on HIV/AIDS policy, legislation, financing and programme implementation in the six southern African countries of Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 100
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2066-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2066-9
Publish Year : 2004
Rights : World Rights
Price R 115.00
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Baba
Men and Fatherhood in South Africa

Baba: Men and Fatherhood in South Africa provides answers to some of the most difficult questions about fatherhood in South Africa: Who is a father? What does it mean to be a father? Is it important for fathers to do more for children in a world that assumes that mothers take the primary parenting role? Do different people understand fatherhood in different ways? What evidence is there of new fatherhood styles emerging in South Africa?

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Format : 168mm x 240mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 416
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2096-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2096-6
Publish Year : 2006
Rights : World Rights
Price R 187.00
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Balancing multiple mandates
The changing roles of science councils in South Africa

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Science councils have been tasked with complex new mandates, to achieve these they have to interact with knowledge users in the private and public sectors and be of benefit to communities, particularly to those that are vulnerable and marginalised.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 304
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2520-6
Publish Year : March 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 250.00
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A baseline study on psychosocial support of orphans and vulnerable children in two villages in Botswana

This report provides a baseline study on psychosocial support of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in two villages in Botswana and forms part of a series of reports that examine the work undertaken as part of the Kellogg OVC Intervention Project from 2002 to 2005.The general aim of the project is to assist families and households to better cope with the increased burden of care for OVC. The purpose of this particular baseline psychosocial survey (PSS) was to gather data to facilitate the introduction and evaluation of the effectiveness of orphan care intervention programmes for strengthening community participation and empowerment of OVC in two villages in Botswana. This information will be used in evaluating the effectiveness of the new OVC interventions that will be implemented in the two villages in Botswana as part of the overall OVC project.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 60
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2178-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2178-9
Publish Year : 2007
Rights : World Rights
Price R 115.00
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Basic Concepts
In the methodology of the social sciences

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Since its publication in 1988, this has been one of the leading methodology textbooks in South African tertiary education. It provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of social science research, and complements books on specific research methods and techniques.

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Format : 220mm x 150mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 287
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-0648-3
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-0648-9
Publish Year : 1990
Rights : World Rights
Price R 265.00
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Basiese Begrippe
Metodologie van die geesteswetenskappe

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Sedert die verskyning van hierdie titel in 1985 het dit een van die toonaangewende metodologiehandboeke in die Suid-Afrikaanse tersire onderwys geword. Dit verskaf 'n inleiding tot die fundamentele begrippe in geesteswetenskaplike navorsing en vul ander boeke oor spesifieke navorsingsmetodes en tegnieke aan.

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Format : 220mm x 150mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 326
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-0185-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-0185-9
Publish Year : 1990
Rights : World Rights
Price R 191.00
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Beginner Teachers in South Africa
School Readiness, Knowledge and Skills

Despite a strong emphasis on teacher education and development in post-apartheid South Africa, statistics show a low retention of beginner teachers in the teaching profession. This trend has serious implications for learner outcomes, given the contribution teachers can and should make to learner achievement.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 64
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2242-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2242-7
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 137.00
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Behavioural Risks and HIV Sero-Status (BSS) Household Survey in the Klerksdorp District of South Africa
A Baseline Study

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In 2002, the Human Sciences Research Council was commissioned by the WK Kellogg Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organisations, the project currently focuses on how children, families and communities in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practise so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 68
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2172-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2172-7
Publish Year : 2006
Rights : World Rights
Price R 105.00
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Behind the Mask
Getting to grips with crime and violence in South Africa

A variety of authors contribute to this book on the causes of crime and violence in South Africa. Based on a public health approach, it presents strategic case studies and local and international research findings. The writers develop a model of integrated crime and injury prevention strategies for South Africa.

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Format : 150mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 350
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1958-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1958-8
Publish Year : 2000
Rights : World Rights
Price R 265.00