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Examining the relationship between socioeconomic status and obesity. A case study of Khayelitsha in the Western Cape province of South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Background: Obesity in South Africa is a critical public health issue. Previously considered a problem of the affluent, obesity is now reported among all populations in South Africa regardless of age, race, gender or ...
Discretion among street level bureaucrats: A case study of nurses in a public hospital in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
There are often noted gaps and tensions arise between official government policies and what is implemented on the ground. The two theories that consistently argue antagonistically about the policy processes are the ...
Challenges of public participation in the implementation of portable toilets in South Africa: A case study of Makhaza area in Cape Town, Western Cape Province (2011-2015)
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
This research critically sought to conduct a study, to find out whether there was public participation prior to the installation of portable flush toilets (porta potties) in Makhaza Area, Khayelitsha, during 2011-2015. A ...
Provision of education in an abnormal society: Impact of gangsterism and violence in Cape Flat schools
(University of the Western Cape, 2022)
The research focus on, understanding the impact of gangsterism and factors of violence on education within the Cape Flats schools. Security at schools is beginning to obtain consideration in South Africa as expressed in ...