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An historical overview of problems associated with the formalization of the South African minibus taxi industry.
(School for Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2009)
• Opsomming: Die minibus taxi bedryf in Suid-Afrika is ’n belangrike afdeling van die vervoerstelsel, en daarom is dit ’n beduidende faktor in die nasionale ekonomie. Sedert die middel tagtiger jare het hierdie bedryf ...
Recent trends in South African water historiography
The discipline of water history is relatively young but since the 1990s there has been growing interest in the field. In this article an exposition is provided on the origins of the discipline of water history as a ...
Anachronism and the rewriting of history: the South Africa case
The use and abuse of anachronism is often seen as the quintessence of the writing of history. Historians tend to conceive it as the hardcore of their métier to avoid anachronism. It designates a confusion in order of time, ...
A short comparative history of wells and toilets in South Africa and Finland
This paper describes the technological development of wells and toilets and the cultural practices related to them in two countries, South Africa and Finland, from the Middle Ages to modern times. Wells and toilets have ...
Religious Freedom and Equality as Celebration of Difference: A Significant Development in Recent South African Constitutional Case-Law
This contribution focuses on the way in which the South African Constitutional Court has, since 1997, been dealing with the (seemingly) eccentric claims of (assumedly) idiosyncratic 'religious Others'. Developments in this ...
Efficiency measurement of basic service delivery at South African district and local municipalities
South Africa has experienced immense changes in the postapartheid era and coordinated local public policy has sought to expand and improve the level of basic services provided to previously disadvantaged people. Local ...