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Women in selected rural municipalities: Resilience and agency against vulnerabilities to climate change
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-11-03)
The role of rural women in eradicating poverty and ending hunger has been recognised by both scholars and practitioners. There is an acknowledgement that women serve a critical role in the agricultural labour force, ...
Gendered naming and values attached to amaXhosa Amakrwala (Graduate-initiates)
This paper is based on a study that explored the gendered naming and values attached to the amaXhosa amakrwala, and the kind of behaviour expected from them after being ‘declared men’. Drawing from an empirical study that ...
The most popular Shona male anthroponyms
This paper focuses on identifying the most popular male Shona names widely used in Zimbabwe by Shona speakers. It proceeds to establish the meanings attached to the identified most popular male Shona names. Nine semi-structured ...
Righting an inverted pyramid : managing a perfect storm
(Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages, 2013)
The higher education participation rate in South Africa has been stagnant over the last 20 years and this has resulted in a very substantial gap between graduate supply and demand. The pressure for massification is also a ...
Learning from the first year of the Transformative Education/al Studies (TES) project
The Transformative Education/al Studies project (TES) is a three-year, funded project led by researchers from three universities: a University of Technology, a Research-Intensive university, and a rural Comprehensive ...
South African higher education : at the center of a cauldron of national imaginations
(Social Research, 2012)
South Africa's university system is by far the most developed on the African continent. 18 years after the fall of apartheid we must ask whether there is anything approaching a national consensus about the place of university ...
Integrating quality and cost of surface raw water : upper and middle Vaal water management areas South Africa
(IWA Publishing, 2010)
The user-pays principle encourages use of a water tariff structure that incorporates pollution and/or depletion of a water resource because that water represents a capital resource base. Development of a tool that models ...
Treating high nitrate groundwater using surfactant modified zeolite in fixed bed column
(Taylor and Francis, 2011-05-02)
High levels of nitrate in South African groundwater used for drinking purposes are a cause of concern due to the possible human health risks associated with consuming nitrate contaminated water. In this study, nitrate ...
Preface to the special issue on the tercentenary of the Laplace–Runge–Lenz vector
On first integrals of second-order ordinary differential equations
Here we discuss first integrals of a particular representation associated with second-order ordinary differential equations. The linearization problem is a particular case of the equivalence problem together with a number ...