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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.

Postcolonial feminisms speaking through an 'accented' cinema : the construction of Indian women in the films of Mira Nair and Deepa Mehta (Thesis, 2004)

This thesis proposes that the merging of the theories of ‘accented’ cinema and postcolonial feminisms allows for the establishment of a theoretical framework for the analysis of (what will be argued for) an emerging postcolonial feminist film practice.

Representations of women in Bollywood cinema : characterisation, songs, dance and dress in Yash Raj films from 1997 to 2007 (Thesis, 2009)

This dissertation focuses on a content analysis through which representation of
women in Bollywood cinema is examined. Bollywood has been a major point of
reference for Indian culture in the last century and will undoubtedly persist for

The multicultrinder Chadha's Bend it like Beckham and Bride and prejudice (Thesis, 2009)ural traveller : representations of Indian female identity in Gu

This paper explores the construction of multicultural identities in the postcolonial world in relation to nonresident Indian women depicted in mainstream cinema.

Representing the 'ouens' : an investigation into the construction of performed identities on stage in KwaZulu-Natal, in the works of Quincy Fynn (Walking like an African, 2004) and Kaseran Pillay (My cousin brother, 2003). (Thesis, 2006

This dissertation investigates the construction of the marginalised self, an
identity, and the impact that context, pre and post-apartheid South Africa, may
have on that constructed masculine identity. This examination of the self is

Changing form and political purpose in selected works of Ronnie Govender

This dissertation explores changing form and political purpose in selected works of Ronnie Govender, by analysing reasons for the shifts in Govender’s choice of genre, and the effects of these genre shifts in his work.

The formative value of drama presentations on selected student teachers

The purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the perceptions of the students with regard to their participation in this component of their training. To examine some of the findings in terms of selected aspects of educational drama/theatre and teacher behaviour.

The changing face of Theatre in the Indian community of Durban : an overview from the 1910’s to 1985

What I propose to do in this essay is to succintly focus on the changing face of theatre in the Indian Community in Durban. The essay will look at the role of the Sabha and its attempts to propagate and preserve Hindu culture and therefore its influence on Indian theatre.

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