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The Gowe Irrigation co-operative society and its role in Sanyati (Zimbabwe), 1967-1969
The paper focuses on the origins and development of agricultural co-operative societies in Zimbabwe since 1954 with particular reference to Gowe-Sanyati and evaluates their role in facilitating the channelling of production ...
Knowledge is everywhere: a philosophical exploration
In this article, I would like to argue that interdisciplinarity belongs to the very nature of knowledges in their diverse manifestations and any disregard for this idea would mean a distortion of knowledge while creating ...
Unskilled blue collar workers: Bourgeois and/or authoritarian? Results from a small scale survey in Belgium
In this article, two contrasting theories on the attitudes of unskilled blue collar workers are confronted: the ‘embourgeoisement’ thesis and the hypothesis of the ‘authoritarianism of the working class’. The ‘embourgeoisement’ ...
Hidden benefits of public private partnerships: the case of water pressure management in Sebokeng
Many water distribution systems in South Africa are deteriorating due to many years of neglect resulting in a serious maintenance backlog. Recent government legislation has introduced free basic water to all South Africans ...
HIV/AIDS awareness among first year pharmacy students and the role of the university
As HIV/AIDS continues to spread and affect the lives of millions of people, a sense of urgency has developed about the imperative need to stop the epidemic. Education is the key to change knowledge, attitudes and behaviour. ...
The role of technology in the economic growth of South Africa: The case of frequency allocations to cellular operators
Economists associate long-term economic growth with technological progress. Earlier growth literature, as well as modern literature, states to sustain a positive growth rate of output per capita in the long run, there ...
‘Music is Life’ – The influence of transcendentalist philosophy on Ives’s Concord Sonata
Although the Concord Sonata is traditionally regarded as a sonata, it is atypical of the genre and is often considered as enigmatic. To understand this composition, a transdisciplinary approach is essential by, more ...
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