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Women's access to housing in Clermont township.
Obtaining access to housing is the greatest hurdle for women throughout the developed and the developing world. However, this phenomenon varies from country to country, and it is determined by the level of each ...
Work and life of women in the informal sector : a case study of the Warwick Avenue Triangle.
This thesis presents a case study of women working in the informal sector in the Warwick Avenue Triangle of Durban. It documents and analyses the ways in which twenty women experience and contribute to recent changes in ...
Upgrading? : a realistic option for the Ntchaweni squatter settlement.
This thesis recognises that quantitative research distances the researcher from the people who form part and parcel of squatter settlements. Therefore, in the course of analysing whether upgrading is a realistic option ...
Communal space construction : the rise and fall of Clairwood and district.
This study documents the emergence of an Indian cultural enclave located on the periphery of the colonial town of Durban, its subsequent rise to a flourishing communal space by the mid twentieth century, and its decline ...
An investigation into the nature of gully erosion at Golden Gate Highlands National Park.
The general aim of this study was to gain an insight into the nature of gully erosion at Golden Gate Highlands National Park. In order to achieve this the spatial and temporal characteristics of six gullies were investigated ...
Rethinking society and space : neighbourhood, locality and region in a changing South Africa.
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The regional services council debacle in Durban c. 1984-1989.
This research project explores the restructuring of local government in the Durban Metropolitan Area (DMA) and, in particular, the delay in the implementation of Regional Services Councils (RSCs) in this region. During ...
An analysis of terracettes in a region of Giant's Castle Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg, South Africa.
Terracettes are a widely occurring form of micro-relief found throughout regions displaying various climatic and environmental conditions. Much speculation surrounds the processes responsible for their formation and ...
Assessment of soil erosion in the Mfolozi catchment, Kwazulu Natal implications for land reform.
The Mfolozi, the second largest catchment in KwaZulu Natal, is already severely degraded over substantial areas. Its mean annual sediment load is extremely high and deposits on its floodplain have caused very serious ...
A comparative study of soil erosion in the Umfolozi Game Reserve and adjacent Kwazulu area from 1937 to 1983.
This thesis describes a comparative study of actual and potential soil erosion in the Wilderness area of the Umfolozi Game Reserve, and a biophysiographically comparable adjacent traditional KwaZulu landuse area. Estimates ...