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Dweller control in cooperative housing, Harare, Zimbabwe
(University of the Free State, 2010)
This study is an outcome of a qualitative study done among community cooperatives in Harare, Zimbabwe in July 2010. The study applies John, F.C. Turner's 'dweller control' theoretical framework to evaluate the empirical ...
The effectiveness of integrated development plans in the Free State
(University of the Free State, 2007-05-31)
English: The Integrated Development Plans developed by local municipalities are the tool that should be used to ensure the sustainable development of both urban and rural areas through combating service-delivery backlogs ...
Universities in regional development: knowledge transfer in a less favoured region
(University of the Free State, 2013-06)
English: This dissertation is an exploratory study aimed at increasing the theoretical and empirical understanding of knowledge transfer from a university to its region. The study builds on the increased emphasis on the ...
Self-help housing in South Africa: paradigms, policy and practice
(University of the Free State, 2011-05)
English: This thesis entitled Self-help housing in South Africa: paradigms, policy and practice was conducted as the first thorough evaluation of self-help housing policy in South Africa. Selfhelp housing policy and practice ...
Promoting conservation agriculture and commercial farmers in the Eastern Free State
(University of the Free State, 2014-05)
Agriculture contributes to greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through practices that reduce the amount of soil organic carbon. Examples of this are fallow and intensive tillage. Conventional ways of farming are not sustainable ...
The role of treatment buddies in the public-sector antiretroviral programme in the Free State Province
(University of the Free State, 2010-05)
Recent advances in antiretroviral treatments have simplified dosing regimens for people living with HIV. Yet, typical regimens still remain far more complex than treatments for other health conditions and adherence continue ...
The impact of foreign direct investment on the livelihoods of workers in the manufacturing sector of Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2008-11)
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The privatisation of public housing in South Africa: incremental upgrading processes in Manguang
(University of the Free State, 2012-06)
English: The argument in this dissertation is that housing studies focus mainly on the politicaleconomy paradigms and ignore the role played by other social theories. On the one hand, conventional economic theory, mainly ...
A framework for facilitating the transition from school to university in South Africa: a capabilities approach
(University of the Free State, 2012-11)
Access to university in South Africa has been, and continues to be, a highly contested area that is plagued with many layers of complexity rooted in the social, political and educational past and present. Situated within ...
Networking as a growth initiative for small and medium enterprises in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2015)
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) make a tremendous contribution to worldwide economies. SMEs are especially important for the South African economy, as they are expected to address the high unemployment and poverty rate ...