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  • Siphambe, H.K. (Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2000)
    Using primary data from a 1993/4 Household Income and Expenditure Survey in Botswana, this article presents empirical results on occupational attainment, its determinants, and the extent of filtering down in Botswana's ...
  • Forcheh, N. (Wiley-Blackwell, www.wiley.com/wiley-blackwell, 2002)
    Summary. Ehrenberg presented the simple law-like relationship log(w) = 0.8h + 0.4 ? 0.04 between the weight and height of children aged 5-13 years. Several researchers have confirmed that this relationship holds, irrespective ...
  • Fako, T. (Botswana Society, http://www.jstor.org/stable/40979677, 1983)
    There has been sufficient concern in Botswana about the family that it has become a subject of several radio debates and panel discussions. Recently, a National Law Reform Committee was set up to look into, among other ...
  • Mookodi, G.; Fuh, D. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2004)
    Researchers and activists in Botswana have played an active role in the international campaign to alleviate women s subordinate position in economic development. Of late attention has shifted from 'women' to 'gender'. This ...
  • Mogalakwe, M. (Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, http://www.codesria.org/?lang=en, 2006)
    Britain declared Bechuanaland a 'protectorate' in 1885 in a move largely driven by military strategic considerations rather than by the availability of economic resources. This can give the impression that in Botswana the ...
  • Ama, N.O.; Oucho, J.O. (Medical and Pharmaceutical Publications, 2009)
    Background: The healthcare of Batswana (citizens of Botswana) as indicated in the country’s Vision 2016 is one of the top priorities of the government of Botswana, yet Botswana’s National Health Policy, the Immigration ...
  • Mogalakwe, M.; Mufune, P.; Molutsi, P. (Taylor and Francis (Routledge), www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/, 1998)
    Labour legislation is the unique device governments use to lay down standards and conventions in the workplace and to control industrial relations. Using focused interviews with unionists, government officials, employers ...
  • Molomo, M.G. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    Electoral systems are manipulative instruments that determine how elections are won and lost. Botswana is widely regarded as a frontrunner in democratic politics, but the electoral system that it operates has been wanting ...
  • Sebudubudu, D. (Made Plain Commucation, 2008)
    Botswana has since 1965 held nine successive multi-party elections, making it Africa's longest running democracy. Although elections are high tension events, they have not sparked violence in Botswana- a rare feature in ...
  • Kiggundu, J. (CODESRIA http://www.africanbookscollective.com, 2007)
    Copyrights may provide more effective protection for indigenous knowledge than other forms of intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, and 97 confidential information. The most important aspect of copyright law ...
  • Rathedi, M. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2003)
    Poverty is a complex problem and reducing it depends upon many interconnected factors. It cannot be attributed to one main cause. Its reduction is possible only by achieving economic growth. An indirect causal connection ...
  • Fako, T.T.; Forcheh, N. (Taylor & Francis, www.taylorandfrancis.com, 2000)
    In this paper the authors examines the extent of job satisfaction and dissatisfaction in a national sample of 325 nurses working in hospitals, clinics and health posts in Botswana. The analyses explored the effects of ...
  • Mfundisi, A. (Made Plain Commucation, 2008)
    This chapter looks at local governance in the context of the national integrity system. Local councils provide local services and incur financial expenses within the statutory framework set by the central government. The ...
  • Mogalakwe, M. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, www.emeraldinsight.com/, 2008)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether expatriate workers in Botswana are a labour aristocracy. Design/methodology/approach - This is a case study based on documentary research methods. Findings - ...
  • Acquah, B. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2003)
    The need for productivity increases in the agricultural sector in Botswana in order to help improve farm incomes, especially incomes of resource-poor farmers, has been an important concern in the poverty alleviation effort ...
  • Mookodi, G. (CODESRIA, http://www.codesria.org, 2004)
    Male violence against women has become commonplace in contemporary Botswana. Analyses of gender-based violence in Botswana indicate that men are acting out their dominance through acts of violence. This dominance is created ...
  • Mulinge, M.M.; Munyae, M.M. (The Haworth Press, www.haworthpress.com/, 2008)
    Utilizing data collected from a randomly selected sample of 360 academic and managerial staff, regression analysis was performed to identify the determinants of acceptance of change among employees at the University of ...
  • Selolwane, O. (African Sociological Review, 2006)
    The main thesis of this paper is that Botswana's opposition parties are accountable for their failure to provide the voting public with a meaningful alternative to the ruling Botswana Democratic Party. While conceding the ...
  • Amey, KA.A.; Forcheh, N.; Setlhare, K. (Dove Medical Press Ltd. www.dovepress.com/, 2012)
    Background: Predictive models for mortality due to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease as a result of opportunistic infections, such as tuberculosis and pneumonia, have been developed. Methods: The data are taken ...
  • Vasudeva, R.; Divanji, G. (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, http://epubs.siam.org, 2006)
    Let (X(t), t ≥ (0) with X(0) = 0 be a stable subordinator with index 0 < α < 1 and let (tk) be an increasing sequence such that tk+1/tk → ∞ as k → ∞. Let (at) be a positive nondecreasing function of t such that a(t)/t ...

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