The role played by the Khoe in early Cape colonial economy remains largely unaccounted for in Economic History. The two exceptions are Fourie and Green’s The missing people: accounting for the productivity of indigenous populations in Cape Colonial History (2015) and La Croix’s The Khoikhoi population, 1652-1780: a review of the evidence and two new estimates (2018).
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Reaching for partnership: an intersectional study of occupational closure among women attorneys in South Africa
This research contributes to an understanding of the ways in which women attorneys experience social closure in the South African legal profession. The relevance for further research and debate is illustrated through the observed discrepancy between women’s representation during legal education and training, and their representation in the profession itself, especially at the partnership level.
Grade 10 mathematics teachers' discourses and approaches during algebraic functions lessons in Acornhoek, rural Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
The purpose of the current study was to gain insights into the mathematical discourses and approaches of Grade 10 teachers during algebraic functions lessons within rural classrooms. The study focused on five rural teachers from the Acornhoek region of Mpumalanga Province of South Africa, to investigate their classroom discourses and approaches to algebraic functions, and the factors that influence their teaching of the topic.
The role of the Comprador Bourgeoisies in Post-Independent Africa: The case of South Africa and Kenya
The African Union’s Agenda 2063 is a long-term framework for Africa to advocate for structural transformation, inclusive economic growth, and sustainable development. It seeks to catapult African countries from low-income countries to middle- and high-income countries by 2063 by eradicating poverty, stabilising the continent, addressing inequality, fostering industrialisation, promoting intra-African trade, and developing infrastructure.
Under-five mortality among children Raised in non-orphaned kinship care in South Africa: a mixed-methods study
Background Non-orphaned kinship care is a family arrangement in which children are raised by relativesin the absence of their biological parents who are alive but are unable to provide parental care. In South Africa, many non-orphaned children live in households where aunts, uncles, or grandparents play the primary caregiver role.
Tshifasi music performance is part of Vhaven?a traditional music. It seems, however, to be the least studied. As such, there is not much written about this genre. This means that the traditional value imbedded in tshifasi has not been fully explored for the benefit of society.
Based on ethnographic fieldwork in the povoados of Nvava and Nangaze, in the district of Lugela, Zambézia Province, central Mozambique, consisted of field visits that started in June 2016 and ended in April 2018, this thesis is an ethnography of the relationships between people, spirits, animals and landscapes.
School violence has become pervasive and is on the upsurge in schools throughout South Africa, and more especially in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The reality is that learners carry knives and guns to school, and many attend school under the influence of substances such as drugs and alcohol.
‘Ag sjeim, siestog, sorry’: Tracing Shame’s Affect through Performance in Post-Apartheid South Africa
In this study I investigate what performance as a medium can contribute to our understanding of shame's affect. Given the difficulty of defining and concretising affect according to set parameters and outcomes, critical and dynamic debates about its nature continue.
Continuing teacher professional development in the Environment Sector: A case study of Fundisa for Change continuing teacher professional development programme
The importance of teachers being engaged in professional development initiatives is widely acknowledged in the literature and in most cases these initiatives are largely focused on addressing teachers’ lack of subject content knowledge.