Essays about: "South Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 594 essays containing the words South Africa.

  1. 1. Is This the Real Deal? : Authenticity for a True Heritage Experience

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Jakobsson Annie; [2021]
    Keywords : Authenticity; Experience; Heritage; Robben Island; Tourism; Travel;

    Abstract : This paper aims to explore and understand how locals and tourists perceive authenticity on a truly authentic heritage site. The empirical study was conducted with a sample of Scandinavians and South Africans that had or had not visited the heritage site in Cape Town, Republic of South Africa. READ MORE

  2. 2. Training Risk Measure Models to Ascertain Which Continent’ Equity Has the Highest Risk ForInvestment Based On Randomly Selected Individual Continents’ Equities Listed On The New YorkStock Exchange

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Evelyn Dela Gbadago; [2021]
    Keywords : Continetal investment; New York Stock Exchange; Value-at-Risk; Special Metal Industry and Africa.;

    Abstract : Western countries, institutions, and people from all walks of land, including Africans, have carried the notion that it is riskier to invest in African countries compared to countries in other continents. This study verified if that notion is empirically established or it is just a mere notion born out of people's imagination and unfounded belief. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are the Interests of Women Included in Times of Crisis? : A comparative study of the substantive representation of women during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Southern African Region

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Janna Cederquist; [2021]
    Keywords : Representation; substantive representation; descriptive representation; democracy; electoral autocracy; Southern Africa; gender; female political representation; COVID-19; pandemic;

    Abstract : This study set out to answer how and to what extent the gendered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are addressed in parliamentary debates in the Southern African regional context. As both the proportion of women in parliament and the level of democracy have been established by previous research as important conditions for women to be able to act for women as a group, four countries with varying combinations of these factors are examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Fading of the Rainbow Nation? : A Study about Democratic Consolidation in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Oskar Malmgren; [2021]
    Keywords : South Africa; post-apartheid; democracy; democratic consolidation; civil society; political society; judiciary; bureaucratic society; economic society.;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the level of democratic consolidation in South Africa. The study aimed to provide a deeper understanding of the current political situation and the general state of democracy. READ MORE

  5. 5. EDUCATIONAL QUALITY AND EQUITY IN SOUTH AFRICA: EVIDENCE FROM TIMSS 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Ernest Mensah; [2020-09-09]
    Keywords : educational quality; educational equity; teacher quality; instructional quality; teacher qualification; teacher confidence; ocisoeconomic status; ; two-level structural equation modelling; TIMSS; South Africa;

    Abstract : Aim:This study aims to investigate the relationship between teacher qualification and characteristics, teacher instructional quality, students’ family socioeconomic background, and student mathematics achievement with the South Africa data from TIMSS 2015.Theory:The dynamic model of educational effectiveness, proposed by Creemers and Kyriakides (2008) in understanding variables within each level and across different levels related (such as student-level and classroom-level), and Input-Process-Outcome (IPO) model, proposed by Goe (2007) was used as the theoretical framework which leads the selection of variables and was operationalized with the achievement and contextual data available in South Africa TIMSS 2015 data. READ MORE