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Occupational choices of women in South Africa (Thesis, 2000)

The purpose of this study is to determine women's perceptions and choices of different categories of occupations and the reasons for such choices. Since the

A Study of African Domestic Workers in an Indian Township

This research is undertaken in the belief that sociologists and anthropologists in South Africa have a particular obligation to record the injustice and exploitation that surround us and of which we are often a contributing factor.

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

The history of the Garment Workers Industrial Union indicates that its strategy is one of negotiation and subordination. As paid representatives of the Garment Workers, the union did not and does not wish to attack the autonomous power of the employers.

South African Indian politics and labour 1920-1933

Most earlier studies of South African Indian politics have
often been based on the assunption that, regardless of class
cleavages, there existed e,nong Indians a fundanental unity
of interests. Although these writers often indicated

Industrial relations and the development of trade unions in Natal before 1926

to protect their position from being undercut by semi-skilled black
labour. A form of race conscious craft unionism was, as a result, almost
inevitable in South Africa, and came to be adopted by other labour elites

The Lobito Bay Indians

In April 1907 some 2 208 ex-indentured Indians left Durban for Lobito Bay in Angola. The object of their attraction was the Benguela Railway, work on which had begun in 1903.

Making poverty research political Student "Wages Commissions " in Durban 1971-3

Over the course of the 1970s, social science measures of a family’s minimum
needs ceased being the limited concern of a few academics and started to become
instruments of liberation. Since Edward Batson’s extensive Social Survey of Cape Town

The effects of Durban Municipality's informal economy policy on informal market management : a case study of Millennium Market, Phoenix (Thesis, 2008)

“The hawkers have trundled up their carts and repacked their wares, the pavements are bustling with women…. They bump each other, they buy from each other bargaining, bantering all the time” (Hart in Preston-Whyte and Rogerson, 1991: 70).

Victoria Street Indian Market 1910 - 1973

In any undertaking of this nature, the author, usually, has a source of motivation. In this instance, my inspiration was derived from my grandfather who for the majority of his life, sold fruit and vegetable in his Victoria Street Indian Market stall.

A geography of hawking at the Westcliffe market

The last century has witnessed an unprecedented rate of urbanization in the developing countries. Normally because the rural areas cannot support the poor families$, they migrate to urban Centre seeking employment.

The History of the Indian market gardeners of Cliffdale (1977 – 1987)

This study will be examining the circumstances surrounding the founding of Cliffdale, and the tracing of the community up to the present. Particular attention will be paid to market gardening.

The Durban Central Business District : A Delimitation and Land Use Study

There has been many conflicting ideas about what ·the Central Business District (C.B.D) of Durban is, and where its boundaries are located. There have been delimitation and land use studies·applied to a few cities in South Africa, but not Durban.

The Dundee Coal Company Emphasis on the Closing Years (1950 – 1962)

C-FOUNDERS OF DUNDEE D-PETER SMITH AND HIS WIFE ANN E-PICTURE OF THE DUNDEE COAL COMPANY F-COAL MINES IN SURROUNDING AREAS G-EXAMPLE OF A BLASTING CERTIFICATE H-PROFIT AND LOSS TABLE OF THE DUNDEE COAL I-THE BURNSIDE COLLIERY (AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH) J-MAPS

Bhoola Family [in Indian Businessmen in the Durban Area: Indian Immigration to SA, the Establishment of the Business and its Progress up to the Present]

The Bhoola family are also a family originally from India who immigrated to South Africa and established trading rights here. The first Bhoola who was one of the pioneer Indian merchants who settled in Sutherlands Pietermaritzburg.......

Indian Businessmen in the Durban Area: Indian Immigration to SA, the Establishment of the Business and its Progress up to the Present

This work focuses on Indian businessmen in the Durban area only. This field of research, of recent is under focus by a number of historians and scholars. My research is only fractional in this field yet I hope it is resourceful

An exploration of the reasons surrounding Indian businesswomen's involvement in home-based business in Shallcross

The topic of this study is “An exploration of the reasons surrounding Indian
businesswomen’s involvement in home-based businesses in Shallcross, Durban”. The
objective of this study was to investigate some of the reasons why Indian women choose

Assessment of the role of Indian women in South African family-owned businesses

The objective of this report was to gain a better understanding of the role of Indian women in South African Indian family-owned businesses. Thirty, semi-structured, in-depth interviews were conducted.

Critical success factors of successful Indian entrepreneurs in the Tshwane metropolitan area

This work seeks to explore the critical success factors that influence the success of Indian small business owners in the Tshwane area.

A study of strategic manangement among Indian Businesses of Durban

The Indian traders came to Durban with practically nothing, but their willingness and determination to work, contributed to the development of the country and also enabled them to increase their standards of living.

An Investigation of musical aptitude among Indian primary school children with special reference to psychological correlates

This report describes an investigation into the correlates, especially psychological correlates, of musical aptitude among Indian children.

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