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Cultural conflicts, dilemmas and disillusionment among the San communities at Platfontein
This article examines the cultural conflicts, dilemmas and disillusionment among the San communities at Platfontein in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. A critical review of written texts, interviews, observations ...
Endogenous conflict resolution mechanisms of the San people at Platfontein
The objective of this study was to explore the endogenous conflict resolution mechanisms and practices of the San people at Platfontein, South Africa. To this end, data were collected from 304 interviews and 26 focus ...
A first generation African community grappling with urbanisation: the views of Platfontein’s San on water and sanitation service delivery
Since their relocation in 2004 to Platfontein near Kimberley in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, members of the !Xun and Khwe San, originally from the northern parts of Namibia and southern Angola, became a first ...
Socio-economic factors as causes and remedies for conflict of the San community in Platfontein
The study examines the role of socio-economic factors in conflict in the San community of Platfontein. This article’s analysis is based on the primary data collected from individual interviews and focused group discussions ...
Identifying knowledge management processes and practices used for decision-making and knowledge sharing in the modern San community
First People, such as the San community of Platfontein, are the holders of rich and complex knowledge systems that are very important for dispute resolution and decisionmaking. In order to ensure that these knowledge ...
The militarisation of the Platfontein San (!Xun and Khwe): The initial years 1966–1974
The resettlement of 372 San (Bushmen) soldiers with dependents from 31/201 and 203 Battalions in Namibia to Schmidtsdrift in the Northern Cape during March 1990 was the last chapter in the process of militarisation of ...