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  1. Jah children the experience of Rastafari children in South Africa as members of a minority group with particular reference to communities in the former Cape Province
    Bain, Pauline, 2004, Rhodes University
    This thesis is an ethnography of Rastafari childhood in the former Cape Province, South Africa, through the eyes of both parents and children. If children are a ‘muted group’, then what are the identity formation implications for “double-muted” groups, the children of ethnic minorities whose voices ...
  2. The drift from the farms to town : a case study of migration from white-owned farms in the Eastern Cape to Grahamstown
    Manona, C W, 1989, Rhodes University
    The study deals with the migration of large numbers of black workers from white-owned farms in the Albany and Bathurst districts to Grahamstown. In South Africa the migration of farm residents to the towns has not yet received much attention from researchers. Instead, most migrant studies have conce ...
  3. Incorporating indigenous management in rock art sites in KwaZulu-Natal
    Ndlovu, Ndukuyakhe, 2005, Rhodes University
    The majestic mountains of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg, formed many millennia ago were home to the Bushmen[footnote 1] or San people. They lived at these mountains for thousands of years before they were colonised by the Bantu speakers and the Europeans. Academic writings for many years have perpetuat ...
  4. The resurgence of tuberculosis in South Africa: an investigation into socio-economic aspects of the disease in a context of structural violence in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
    Erstad, Ida, 2007, Rhodes University
    This thesis is an investigation into the socio-economic constraints that influence the decisions of tuberculosis sufferers in the health seeking process and therapeutic management of tuberculosis in Grahamstown, the Eastern Cape. It is shown that structural violence influences experiences and percep ...
  5. Wattle we do? alien eradication and the "ecology of fear" on the fringes of a world heritage site, South Africa
    Merron, James Lawrence, 2010, Rhodes University
    In their article ―Naturing the Nation: Aliens, the Apocalypse and the Post Colonial State (2001) Jean and John Comaroff look at ―the contemporary predicament of South Africa through the prism of environmental catastrophe. Through it they reveal the context in which alien plants have become an urgent ...
  6. The nexilitas factor: host-guest relationships in small owner managed commercial accommodation facilities in contemporary South Africa
    Von Lengeling, Volkher Heinrich Christoph, 2011, Rhodes University
    The commercialization of hospitality established arguably the oldest profession. Historically small commercial hospitality establishments, known as inns in the western world, were of ill repute. Perhaps connected to their reputation, this category of accommodation facility has been seriously neglect ...
  7. "On se Débrouille": Congolese migrants" search for survival and success in Muizenberg, Cape Town
    Owen, Joy N, 2011, Rhodes University
    Situated in a Congolese transnational "community" in Muizenberg, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, the thesis focuses on the lives of three middle class Congolese male informants. Their contingent acquaintance with a South African white Christian man gave them access to valuable social capital; s ...
  8. Urban agriculture: advocacy and practice: a discursive study with particular reference to three Eastern Cape centres
    Webb, Nigel Leigh, 1997, Rhodes University
    The purpose of this thesis is to explain the continued advocacy of "urban agriculture" (UA) in the literature in the face of the seemingly modest role played by cultivation in practice. The analytical framework adopted isrthat of discourse, the theoretical underpinnings of which are derived from the ...
  9. Towards an understanding of Amayeza esiXhosa stores (African chemists): how they operate, and the services they offer in the Eastern Cape
    Cocks, Michelle, 1997, Rhodes University
    In medical anthropology there has been a tendency to dichotomize western biomedical . healtb services, on the one hand, and traditional health care practices on the other. Much attention has been focused on the comparison between these two approaches in the hope that they might be reconciled. The pr ...
  10. Where are the men? : an investigation into female-headed households in Rini, with reference to household structures, the dynamics of gender and strategies against poverty
    Brown, Brenda, 1996, Rhodes University
    An in-depth study is conducted into ten female-headed households in the township of Rini, an underprivileged section of Grahamstown in the Eastem Cape region of South Africa. The study provides information on the way in which such households function in conditions of poverty and underemployment. The ...