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The search for quality education in post-apartheid South Africa
Interventions to improve learning and teaching

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The search for quality education in post-apartheid South Africa, quality education, interventions to improve learning and teaching, education crisis, District Development Support Programme (DDSP), Education Quality Improvement Partnership Programme (EQUIP), the IMBEWU programme, the Integrated Education Program (IEP), Khanyisa School Programme, the Learning for Living (LFL) Project, Quality Learning Project (QLP),

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 448
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2407-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2407-0
Publish Year : Open Access available September 2013
Rights : World Rights
Price R 290.00
Livestock 9780796925190

The socioeconomics of livestock keeping in two South African communities
A black man's bank

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The South African government has prioritized a reduction of poverty and increased food security in rural parts of South Africa through agrarian transformation. As the bearers and beneficiaries of rural development initiatives, smallholder farmers, including those keeping livestock, loom large in this arena. Likewise, on international development agendas steered by bodies such as the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), smallholders are prioritized as the engines of national economies.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 176
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2519-0
Publish Year : March 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 190.00
Waves Of  Change 9780796925183

Waves of Change
Globalisation and seafaring labour markets

Over 90 per cent of the goods we use – from our smartphones to the fuel in our cars – are transported by ships. The cargo shipping industry is the most globalised industry in the world, yet we know very little about the context in which these ships operate or the ways in which seafaring labour is organised. Drawing on evidence from South Africa and the Philippines, Waves of Change provides an account of globalisation, seafaring labour markets and the state that allows us to understand how processes of globalisation unfold in this industry. The author shows that globalisation does not always mean a 'race to the bottom' for workers: labour solidarity and interventionist states shape globalisation as much as ship owners do. Scholars, policy makers, students and those with a general interest in globalisation and labour will find Waves of Change a revelatory account of an industry about which little is generally known.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 160
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2518-3
Publish Year : March 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 190.00
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The Zuma Administration
Critical Challenges

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This collection of essays from varying perspectives, The Zuma Administration: Critical Challenges rigorously engages with the issues facing the new South African government. The contributors provide a view into the future and explore the responsibilities that the Zuma administration must take on.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 160
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2316-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2316-5
Publish Year : 2010
Rights : World Rights
Price R 16.00