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The Indian Views Newspaper : January - February 1916

Indian views newspaper during the months January and February 1916

 

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.

Green Gold or Green Deserts Contestations between the choice of poverty or commercial tree planting by Rural Communities in KwaZulu-Natal Timber paper SAPPI MONDI

This paper summarizes the limited conditions of rural poverty which made the communities in KwaZulu-Natal accept commercial tree-growing schemes as a way to confront the cycle of poverty in which they are trapped.

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.

Indian workers and trades unions in Durban, 1930-1950

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An analysis of some aspects of employment and unemployment in the African townships of Umlazi and Lamontville : a preliminary investigation. 1985.

This occasional paper is part of a continuing project concerned with tile theme of unemployment, poverty and employment creation in South Africa, with special emphasis on Natal and Durban.

The income and employment structure of Indians in the Durban municipal area

The scope of labour economics is wide, covering such diverse topics
as income distribution, trade unions, unemployment and discrimination.
Much of the current attention devoted to labour economics comes from

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.

Letter from Miss N M Hargovan to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Miss N M Hargovan to Phyllis Naidoo

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 Dynamics of lndian Family Firms in Durban

The author argues that there is a relationship between the joint family and economic (business) development and that contrary to the general belief that the joint (or extended) family is an inhibition to development, it has been in Durban a positive element.

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.

Employment Opportunities for University Trained Indians

Manpower surveys are common in many countries but differ widely in approach and scope depending upo  particular needs.

Letter from Pat Poovalingam to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Pat Poovalingam to Phyllis Naidoo

Garment Workers' Industrial Union (Natal) : golden jubilee, 1934-1984

The creation of a garment involves dozens of specialized tailoring skills, many of them unique to and representing the peak of hand craftsmanship.

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