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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

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.

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

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 developing within the society, for example the railway workers.10 Thus, the major labour events of the next one and a half decades may be seen in these terms,

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

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