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This thesis examines the meanings of a social grant in South Africa using a decolonial interpretive analysis. The main objective of the research is to decode possible meanings of the social grant programme in South Africa by examining its possible transformative role in poverty and inequality, using the lived experiences of the beneficiaries of this programme.
This research aims to explore methods and strategies that teachers use in teaching reading and writing in isiZulu home language to grade 8 learners in 2 Pinetown District schools.

House robbery and subsequent rape are under-researched crimes collectively and often treated differently in the field of social sciences. The relation between these two crimes needs to be addressed urgently. Therefore, this study aimed to explore motivational factors for committing house robbery and subsequent rape.

This case study reveals that the written language of a group of Grade 11 isiXhosa first language (L1) learners presents errors which seem to have serious implications for their linguistic competence, performance in their learning, language development and language conservation.
The objective of this study is to explore the changes that can be brought about by the use of isiZulu language at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Therefore this study will look at the use of isiZulu as a language of teaching and learning as well as looking at how isiZulu will bring about transformation at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Though it is difficult to determine the prevalence of intimate partner murder-suicide (IPMS), it does appear that this phenomenon is reported in different parts of the world. The psychological consequences of this phenomenon to the surviving family members have also been widely reported.
Crime is one of major social problems which poses a serious threat to the democracy of South Africa. It therefore calls on the citizenry, civil society, and private society to contribute to the ongoing efforts of government in the provision of safety and crime prevention.
Over the years, South African literary critics have regarded literatures in African indigenous languages as inferior to English and Afrikaans literatures both quantitatively and qualitatively (Atwell, 1984; Mphahlele, 1992; Maake, 2000).
This study aimed to assess the role of policy networks on labour market policies and their effects on youth employment. The research has examined how key players such as the government, the private sector, and organised labour can influence the success or failure of youth employment policies. Policy network theory was used to examine the institutional arrangements of decision-making.
This ethnographic study explores the subcultural world of drag performance and beauty pageantry at one of Johannesburg’s landmark gay nightclubs – Club Indigo. It examines how the participants’ consumer identities, material culture, and kinship systems were constructed within and beyond the subculture.