Found 413 titles
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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
Beyond Bencmarks

Beyond Benchmarks
What twenty years of TIMSS data tell us about South African education

South Africa has participated in a number of local and international achievement studies in the field of education over the last 20 years and responses to the results have been somewhat mixed. Critics argue that participation in international assessments is a pointless exercise because of the slow pace of improvement in South African education. Supporters point out that international assessment results can be useful at many different levels of policy and planning, especially when studies are repeated across time. The purpose of this book is to provide a measured assessment of what has been achieved in South African education over the last 20 years based on the evidence provided by Trends in International Mathematics and Science Studies (TIMMS), to redefine what good progress means in light of South Africas developmental pathway and to recommend what evidence based interventions can be considered as the next realistic steps in South Africas educational development.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 54
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2470-4
Publish Year : March 2015
Rights : World Rights
Price R 70.00
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Biko
Philosophy, Identity and Liberation

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Biko was not only considered a ‘brilliant political theorist’, but is also considered ‘a formidable and articulate philosopher’. Biko was not simply and merely a philosopher in the manner in which Immanuel Kant was a philosopher, but a philosopher of a special kind, an important Africana existential philosopher. From Biko’s writings, speeches and interviews, Mabogo More’s view is that, philosophy is not a disembodied system of ideas nor is it a mechanical reflection about the world; rather, it is a way of existing and acting. To be a philosopher, especially an Africana existential philosopher, is not just to hold certain views, it is a way of perceiving and a way of being in the world, what Biko himself describes as ‘a way of life’. This important perspective on Biko would be of value to many Africana philosophers of existence, African philosophers, political and social thinkers, social scientists, psychologists, cultural critics, political activists, students, critical race theorists and anyone interested in the ideas that Biko presents.

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Format : 235mm x 168mm
Pages : 320
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2571-8
Publish Year : September 2017
Rights : World Rights
Price R 220.00
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Black Composers of Southern Africa

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This publication contains details of a new generation of composers. The book provides information on 318 composers and as such is a standard reference work on local composers.

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Format : 235mm x 177mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 122
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1252-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1252-7
Publish Year : 1992
Rights : World Rights
Price R 115.00
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Black Student Politics, Higher Education & Apartheid
From SASO to SANSCO, 1968-1990

This book presents an historical analysis of the role that student political organisations played in the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa. The author examines two black student organisations and analyses their ideologies and organisation as well as the intellectual, political and social factors that shaped their activities.

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Format : 145mm x 205mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 416
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1896-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1896-3
Publish Year : 1999
Rights : World Rights
Price R 248.00