Search for dissertations about: "South Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 221 swedish dissertations containing the words South Africa.

  1. 1. Grass-roots reconciliation in South Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Anna-Karin Evaldsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; reconciliation; South Africa; peacebuilding; intergroup contact; crime; violence; justice; poverty; inequality; discrimination;

    Abstract : Reconciliation between the parties in the aftermath of a violent conflict increases the possibility for sustainable peace. The aim of this thesis is to study reconciliation in South Africa with a focus on factors that facilitate or hamper reconciliation between black and white South Africans at grass-roots level. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Jonas Poulsen; Eva Mörk; Niklas Bengtsson; Karl Moene; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Abstract : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Income Generation in the African and Coloured Population: Three essays on the origins of household incomes in South Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Sten Dieden; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; South Africa; household incomes; income sources; inequality; labour; unemployment; core; periphery; multinomial logit; endogeneity;

    Abstract : The dissertation comprises three empirical analyses focusing on the origins of South African households? income sources. The income sources are categorized to reflect the households? varying extent of economic core sector integration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Equality before custom? - A study of property rights of previously disadvantaged women under land reform and communal tenure in post-apartheid South Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg, School of Global Studies

    Author : Annika Rudman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender equality; Customary law; Land reform; Communal tenure; South Africa; Traditional leadership; Africa; Feminism Restitution of land rights; Women’s property rights; Poverty reduction and development;

    Abstract : Based on legal primary and secondary sources as well as text based and secondary data, Equality before custom? explores the relationship between statutory law and customary law in relation to previously disadvantaged women’s access to land through land reform, in post-apartheid South Africa. With the point of departure in this new constitutional order, the position of official customary law and living custom in land reform and communal land tenure is examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promotion of Exclusive Infant Feeding in South Africa Community-Based Peer Counselling in high HIV Prevalent Area

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Barni Nor; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Lars Dahlgren; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Promotion; Exclusive Breastfeeding; Formula Feeding; Peer Counselling; HIV; South Africa; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Despite global efforts, exclusive breastfeeding is rarely practiced in South Africa where infants are at risk of diarrheal infections, malnutrition and HIV transmission. The present study was conceptualized within the context of a multi-country, cluster randomized community-based behavioural intervention known as PROMISE-EBF in South Africa, Burkina Faso, Zambia and Uganda (www. READ MORE