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An evaluation of a family support programme in the southern Free State
(University of the Free State, 2012)
English: This article details the evaluation of an NGO Family Support Programme (FSP) that was implemented in the southern Free State’s Kopanong local municipality. The FSP is primarily aimed at strengthening Early Childhood ...
State involvement in self-help housing: reflections from the Free State
(University of the Free State, 2010)
English: When John Turner forwarded his theories on self-help housing, he emphasised the concept of dweller control and argued that the state should not be involved in housing construction processes. Although there was ...
Housing and child health in South Africa: the value of longitudinal research
Research investigating the link between housing and health often produces mixed results. It does not always prove that good housing improves health. The results suggest a complex set of factors play a role, and the findings ...
Economic transitions in South Africa's secondary cities: governing mine closures
Many South African secondary cities depend on a single economic sector, often mining or manufacturing. This makes them vulnerable to economic change and national decision‐making. We describe change in three secondary ...