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Fictional constructions of Grey Street by selected South African Indian writers.

This thesis explores the fictional constructions of Grey Street by selected South
African Indian writers to establish a deeper understanding of the connection between
writers, place and identity in the South African Indian context. The concepts of 'place'

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008 )(Migration and Movement)

The study details the transnational migrations of a sample of professional Indian women from Durban, KwaZulu Natal within the context of their historical transition from indentureship to transnationalism, and their

Adverse conditions in the Merebank area and possible urban design interventions (Thesis, 2008) [Pollution, Amenities etc.]

While, many communities around South Africa have been affected by apartheid planning, some were left worse off than others. Apartheid planning followed a distinct socio-political and economic programme, as well as a particular development approach.

‘Gandhi and Tolstoy’

he intention of this dissertation is to assess the continuous and abiding influence of Tolstoy on Gandhi's intellectual development while in South Africa.

Inanda Seminary 1950-1980 - educating a nation

lnanda Seminary is a private boarding school for black girls situated in the hills of lnanda. It is unique in that it is the only private protestant school of this nature in South Africa.

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008)

The study details the transnational migrations of a sample of professional Indian women from Durban, KwaZulu Natal within the context of their historical transition from indentureship to transnationalism, and their changing social identities.

An investigation into those factors which may predispose to or precipipate suicidal behaviour amongst Indian school children

These patients were interviewed after the suicidal attempt and social work intervention was offered. A structured schedule was developed after a pilot study was completed from the case histories of these patients.

Natal University and the question of autonomy (non-white education 1959-1962)

On the 7 March 1963 a plaque was erected in the Students Union of the University of This plaque states that: Natal, Durban. "The right of this University to determine who shall be admitted as students was taken away in May 1959 and restored ..

THE ROLE OF INDIAN POLICEMEN IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE FORCE

This investigation attempts to present a scientific exposition of the development, functioning and community relationship of the Indian Police in the South African Police Force. The training and work responsibilities of all policemen in the Force are the same.

An investigation into those factors which may predispose to or precipitate suicidal behavior amongst Indian school children

These patients were interviewed after the suicidal attempt and social work intervention was offered. A structured schedule was developed after a pilot study was completed from the case histories of these patients.

Towards a pastoral counselling model for adolescent suicidal behaviour

Over the past three decades, vouth suicide has become a mental and public health
problem of epidemic proportions. The sociaL oolitical and economic changes that have
occurred in South Africa over the nast two decades have had a verv visible imnact on the

An investigation into the nature and extent of Child Abuse among the Indian population of the Durban Municipal area 1986

The study of child abuse is a complex one indeed. There are many
variables involved, each one of which or combination of which,
contribute to the end result, that is, the abused child. The
psychological implications to the abused child as well as the

The epidemiology of parasuicide at RK Khan Hospital (Thesis , 1984)

The epidemiology of parasuicide cases presenting at RK Khan Hospital was examined in response to a request from the RK Khan Hospital Advisory Board, (1,2) in Chatsworth, Durban to the Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Natal in Durban.

A qualitative investigation into the risk and protective factors that mediate non-fatal suicidal behaviour in Indian adolescents (Thesis, 2008)

Considering the escalating rate of suicidal behaviour in adolescents, not much is
known about the risk and protective factors that mediate non-fatal suicidal behaviour
among this group. This study has focused on exploring the subjective worlds of Indian

And my blood became hot : crimes of passion, crimes of reason : an analysis of the crimes against masters and mistresses by their Indian domestic servants, Natal, 1880-1920 (Thesis, 2005)

This thesis posits that the experiences and emotional strain associated with being a domestic servant gave rise to a culture of anger and violence within the ranks of Indian Domestic

A historical investigation into the garment industry in Natal with specific reference to the garment workers industrial union [Natal]

The Importance of Local History
The Necessity of Trade Unions
The Growth of Trade Unions in South Africa
(from Craft Unions to Industrial Unions)
Labour Unrest and State Legislation

The impact of drought pestilence and Cattle Diseases on the Peasantry of Natal (1896 - 1906)

That the environmental and ecological dimensions of agriculture have not been fully considered in the past has created some problems in attempting to assess their specific role in the period 1896-1906.

Coffee and arrowroot - the quest for a staple agricultural export in the colonial economy of Natal

The publication of Guest and Sellers book Enterprise and Exploitation in a Victorian Colony in 1985 represents an important milestone in the historiography of Natal in that it is the first collection of essays, focusing on specific social and economic characteristics and phenomena of colonial soc

Challenges facing informal sector micro-enterprises in Newlands West : the case of female owned home-based dress-making enterprises (Thesis, 2007)

This study seeks to investigate the challenges facing informal sector micro-enterprises in Newlands West, using the case study of female owned home-based dress making enterprises in the South West of Durban.

An Investigation into the Influence of certain Variables Affecting the Accident Rate among the Sugar Mill workers on the Natal North Coast

This study was conducted in five sugar mills which are situated on the Natal North Coast. Data for the research were obtained from accident report forms and some personal information was obtained from the personnel files.

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