Essays about: "SOuth Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 527 essays containing the words SOuth Africa.

  1. 1. MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE TRAUMAS OF APARTHEID A Psychoanalytical Reading of Zoë Wicomb’s Playing in the Light

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nansi Soulakeli Johansson; [2019-09-10]
    Keywords : Wicomb; Mental Illness; Psychoanalysis; Trauma;

    Abstract : Zoë Wicomb’s novel Playing in the Light (2006) critically examines the perilous times of apartheid in South Africa through the condition of play-whites. This thesis particularly focuses on the psychological unrest and traumatic experiences of two characters – Marion Campbell, and her mother, Helen Charles – whose disarrayed mental state is believed to be emblematic of the destructive ramifications of apartheid and the play-white act on the human psyche. READ MORE

  2. 2. IS TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION OVERCOMING THE PITFALLS OF LARGE-SCALE COLLECTIVE ACTION? A case study of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area in southern Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sharon Plotzki; [2019-04-09]
    Keywords : Transfrontier conservation; the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area; collective action; resource management; common-pool resource;

    Abstract : Management of migrating resources is typically referring to fish or water, but wildlife such as elephants, rhinos and lions can also classify as a migratory resource. These animals are generally constrained by political borders, but by implementing large wildlife-parks called transfrontier conservation areas the political borders between two or more states are opened. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing the Impact of Gender Sensitive Truth Commissions : Comparative analysis of South Africa and Sierra Leone

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Masumi Honda; [2019]
    Keywords : transitional justice; truth commission; gender; women s security;

    Abstract : Much has been studied about the impact of transitional justice mechanisms as well as gendered impactof armed conflict. However, less is known about the gendered impact of transitional justice, includingtruth commissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. DEVELOPING A FURNITURE TEST MACHINE ACCORDING TO NATIONAL STANDARDS : ENSURING QUALITY AND CREDIBILITY FOR THE SMEES IN SOUTH AFRICA

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Marcus Berglund; Martin Karlgren; [2019]
    Keywords : South Africa; SMMEs; Furniture; Test machine; Standards;

    Abstract : In South Africa where the unemployment is immense, Small Micro and Medium enterprises (SMMEs) provide more than half of all job opportunities. Furntech, a non-profit organisation that works with vocational training and incubation within the furniture manufacturing sector in South Africa, wants to expand their testing laboratory with a machine to test mattresses according to local standards. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nurses' experiences of being team leaders for community health workers in the care of tuberculosis patients : A minor field study in South Africa

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd

    Author : Negina Heidari; Nasim Yavari; [2019]
    Keywords : tuberculosis; experiences; team leaders; nursing; community health workers; cooperation; communication; South Africa;

    Abstract : South Africa is a country with a high mortality rate because of tuberculosis and increasing cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis makes it a global health problem. Tuberculosis is curable and preventable but without proper treatment many of the infected have no chance of survival. READ MORE