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A social geography of Merebank, with special reference to access and amenities.
The main aim of this study is to provide a social geography of one of the less privileged communities in South Africa. The township of Merebank, about 15 km west of Durban was chosen as the study area.In order to assess ...
Mass violence in Durban's settlements in the 1980s.
The focus of this study is on the occurrence of mass violence in Durban's settlements in the 1980s. Mass violence is defined as the violent reaction of crowds against targets, which may be people and/or objects - for example ...
Rents and urban political geography, the case of Lamontville.
This research project explores the relevance of the available urban political geographic literature to understanding mobilization that occurred in opposition to rent increases,and the proposed alteration of a national ...
Gender, geography and urban form : a case study of Durban.
This research project is primarily a theoretical work which critiques androcentric knowledge in general and androcentricism in South African human geography in particular . It therefore has relevance both for local ...
Environmentalism in education - the missing link.
One of modern society's most pressing problems today is the environment with which it interacts. Though this interaction is inseparable, the environment has been treated as a separate entity. This lack of a symbiotic ...
Estimation of hydrological properties of South African soils.
A computer simulation model of the soil water regime can be a useful research, planning and management tool, providing that the data required by the model are available. Finite difference solutions of the general flow ...
Measurement of water potential using thermocouple hygrometers.
Theory predicts that the time dependent voltage curve of a thermocouple psychrometer where there is no change in output voltage with time during the evaporation cycle defines the wet bulb temperature T[w] corresponding ...
Pasture responses to lime and phosphorus on acid soils in Natal.
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Investigation of 2:1 layer silicate clays in selected southern African soils.
As very little detailed X-ray diffraction investigations have been carried out in South Africa on 2:1 phyllosi1icates in soils, the aim of the present study was to contribute to the knowledge of soil genesis, as well as ...
Spatial concept development and the teaching of geography in primary schools.
Until recently educational geographers have concerned themselves largely with questions regarding those parts of the discipline which should be included in school and university curricula (Fitzgerald, 1969; Thomas, ...