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M K Gandhi Library

Named after Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, The M K Gandhi Library (situated at 140 Queen Street) was officially opened on 10 September 1921 - at a time when the provision of public library services to Indians was sorely neglected.

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008)

The study details the transnational migrations of a sample of professional Indian women from Durban, KwaZulu Natal within the context of their historical transition from indentureship to transnationalism, and their changing social identities.

Sastri College (SK Reddy Collection)

Sastri College (SK Reddy Collection)

An investigation into those factors which may predispose to or precipipate suicidal behaviour amongst Indian school children

These patients were interviewed after the suicidal attempt and social work intervention was offered. A structured schedule was developed after a pilot study was completed from the case histories of these patients.

An investigation into those factors which may predispose to or precipitate suicidal behavior amongst Indian school children

These patients were interviewed after the suicidal attempt and social work intervention was offered. A structured schedule was developed after a pilot study was completed from the case histories of these patients.

An investigation into the nature and extent of Child Abuse among the Indian population of the Durban Municipal area 1986

The study of child abuse is a complex one indeed. There are many
variables involved, each one of which or combination of which,
contribute to the end result, that is, the abused child. The
psychological implications to the abused child as well as the

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

Costume dress

 Photograph taken for Phungula s farewll in late 1993

Costume

 Outfit worn by married woman from the Ndwedwe area

Costume

 Outfit worn by married woman from the Ndwedwe area

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 Outfit for Married woman from Dwedwe area

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 Outfit of married woman woman Ndwedwe

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 Miscellaneous items of married womans adress from Ndwedwe

Job satisfaction of Indian married women in the clothing manufacturing industry in Durban and its effects on their interpersonal family relationships

The present investigation was carried out in order to ascertain the degree of job satisfaction experienced by Indian married women employed in the clothing industry in Durban, and the effect of this on their interpersonal relationships within the family group.

Costume

Miscellaneous items from outfit worn by married woman from Ndwedwe

Costume

 Married womans beadwork and dress belonging to Zanele Shangase of Ndedwe

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.

Indian workers and trades unions in Durban, 1930-1950

INTRODUCTION

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

The Decline of Stevedoring Labour in Durban: 1959-1990

The movement of commodities around the world has been a crucial way in which
capitalist and colonial economies have functioned. Ships and harbours have been the
focus of the transportation of commodities for many centuries, and today, while there are

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