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Lesotho's transition to democratic rule : an era of "fragile" democracy.
Many in Lesotho had hoped that the 1993 elections would restore democratic rule and establish the political stability that had eluded the country since independence. The post-1993 transition to democratic rule created ...
Peace building in practice : a study of operational factors using the Oxfam Canada peace building programme as a case study.
The central question of this study addresses the issue of the impact and effect of peace building interventions on the dynamics of peace and conflict. It takes as its context the process of rebuilding and reconciliation ...
HIV/AIDS in prison : the public policy challenge for South Africa.
In South Africa, both the number of people entering prison, and the number of people infected with HIV, are steadily increasing. While reliable statistics are not available on the number of HIV+ prisoners, the characteristics ...
John Rawls, from the metaphysical "A theory of justice" to the quasi- political "Political liberalism".
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Measuring press performance in upholding democracy : the case of the South African general election of 2004.
his project adopts a coherent framework developed to enable assessment of the performance of the press in upholding democracy. The framework was developed by Pippa Norris for a developed world context, but proved by this ...
The Skills Development Act : an exploratory study of its perceived implications for companies in the service industry in Durban.
This project is a survey research work, which investigates the perceptions and implications of the Skills Development Act on the service industry in Durban. The study contained a qualitative and quantitative section, through ...
The quest for "flexible" trade unionism in post-apartheid South Africa : engaging neo-liberal hegemony.
The inauguration of Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa after the first-ever democratic elections, in many ways marked the end of official apartheid and the beginning of new times in the country's history. For the ...
The potential conflict between a just land reform policy and nation building : a case study of the cornfields community.
This study explores the government's current land refonn programme in the light of nation building. It is hypothesised that though the government means well by its introduction of the programme, the current land refonn ...
Malawi's transition from neo-colonial rule : from a 'culture of silence to a clamour of voices?'
The phrase a 'culture of silence' is attributed to Jerry Rawlings in the late 1980s, at a time when he was military head of state in Ghana. The irony is that he appeared to be complaining about the 'culture of silence' ...