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Letter from Advocate R A Karim to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Rashid Ahmed Karim to Phyllis Naidoo

On The Virgin Cleansing Myth: Gendered Bodies, AIDS and Ethnomedicine

This paper is neither an attempt to verify perceived increases in the sexual assault or rape of children, nor is it an attempt to explain these crimes in the context of present-day South Africa.

From migrating men to moving women : Forgotten Lessons from the Karks on methodology, migration and disease

This paper is based on a rough draft of a chapter for my PhD dissertation. I have kept in place references to other chapters to give a sense of how it fits into my broader thesis. The dissertation is provisionally

Aids and the Changing Political Economy of Sex in South Africa: From Apartheid to Neo-liberalism

Between 1990 and 2005, HIV prevalence rates in South Africa jumped from less than 1% to around 29%. Combining ethnographic, demographic and historical insights, this article addresses the important question posed recently by prominent South Africanist scholars:
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Masculinities and multiple-sexual-partners in KwaZulu-Natal: The Making and Unmaking of Isoka

This paper examines one dominant element of masculinities worldwide – the high value placed on men’s “success” with women.

The Indian South African 1975

The Indian population of South Africa owes its presence in the country to the labour problem experienced by pioneer farmers who established sugar plantations in the British colony of Natal during the 19th century.

Letter from Posy to Phylli Naidoo

Letter from Post to Phyllis Naidoo

Letters of Pat, Tejan and Phyllis Naidoo

Letters of Phyllis, Pat and Tejan

“People Wherever I Go Believe that I am a Doctor, but in Thinking that they Flatter Me …”: Black community health intermediaries in South Africa 1920-1959

Until the early 1930s, “Western” biomedical health care services for black communities were left to a small cadre of missionary doctors and nurses scattered throughout remote rural areas.7 From the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Christian missionaries were also at the forefront of training b

The silent scourge? Silicosis, respiratory disease and gold-mining in South Africa

At the beginning of August 2002, in a blaze of publicity and to much media approval, South Africa’s largest mining conglomerate, the Anglo American Corporation, which has long prided itself on being the progressive face of mining capital in the subcontinent, announced its intention to extend anti

An investigation into the relationship between severe and moderate malnutrition in infancy and childhood and certain psychological variables

Human communities have been subjected to periodic famines at least since the development of agriculture initiated by Neolithic man. Paleolithic man, who came earlier and was primarily a hunter, must also have suffered periods of severe hunger and subsequent malnutrition.

St. Aidan's Mission, 1883-1983 : centenary brochure [Mission Hospital]

ST. AIDAN'S CHURCH: Built by Rev. Dr Booth in 1887 in Alice Street. The original building served the mission for 79 years. On 10th July 1966 the foundation stone of a new church was laid by Lawrence Wood (M.P.)

The Indian in Natal : is he a victim of Oppression ?

The "Asiatic Land Tenure and Indian Representation Act, 1946," after full discussion, passed both Houses of the South African Parliament and was placed on the Statute Book of the Union. It has met with a storm of protest from a section of the Indian popu - lation.

Letter from Nobantu Ndlovu

Letter from Phyllis to a friend.

Letters from a friend in Washington DC to Phyllis Naidoo

Letters from a friend in Washington DC to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Leo to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Leo to Phyllis Naidoo

Land claims and restitution in South Africa : the valuation perspective

The subject matter of the paper is a description of the unique valuation research exercise currently being undertaken in South Africa to reopen the issue of compensation paid by the state in it's land acquisition/redistribution programme of 30 to 40 years ago and revolves around the effects of th

The limits to land reform: reviewing ‘the land question’

That the land question was one of the driving forces of the liberation struggle was a viewpoint that Hanekom shared with most ANC supporters, including many who did not depend directly on the land for survival.

Letter of Transmission from the Acting-Chief Lands Claims Commissioner to the Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs

The Honourable Minister Ms Thoko Didiza Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs Acting-Chief Land Claims Commissioner (SA) Mr Thozamile Thomas Gwanya 120 Plein Steet Cape Town 8001 Dear Honourable Minister I am very pleased to submit to you the Annual Report for the Commission on Restitution of

Housing aspirations in the Coloured Community of Durban

Despite an increasing interest in the 'Coloured' community of Durban, especially - in the area of social problems experienced, little has yet appeared relating to the aspirations of the community.

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