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  • Mokhawa, G.; Osei-Hwedie, B. (Botswana Society, http://www.botsoc.org.bw, 2003)
    For a long time now, African countries have been demanding increased trade with the developed economies of the West as a means to promote economic development. 'Trade not aid,' has become the hallmark of this demand. ...
  • Maundeni, T. (Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 1999)
    This article draws on existing literature and a field study conducted by the writer to explore the problems faced by African females when studying abroad. A comparative perspective is adopted and, whilst it is recognised ...
  • Ntseane, D.; Maundeni, T. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2004)
    Based on the premise that children in the 21st century face numerous problems that affect their educational, social, psychological, and physical well being, this article argues that social workers are needed in Botswana ...
  • Balogi, K.T.O. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2004)
    Since the 1980s, some major villages in Botswana have experienced an increase in deviance and crime among youth. This deviance is often manifested in an escalation of criminal gangs that are mostly male in composition. The ...
  • Setlhare, L. (John Wiley, www.wiley.com, 2004)
    This paper examines how monetary policy was actually conducted in Botswana, by specifying and estimating a monetary reaction function for the Bank of Botswana (BoB). Basically, a monetary reaction function (MRF) for a ...
  • Mokgatlhe, L.; Groenewald, P.C.N. (Elsevier, http://www.elsevier.com, 2005)
    A method for the simulation of samples from the exact posterior distributions of the parameters in logistic regression is proposed. It is based on the principle of data augmentation and a latent variable is introduced, ...
  • Motlaleng, G.R. (Botswana Society, http://www.botsoc.org.bw, 2009)
    This paper aims to show trends and variations in the Botswana Pula exchange rate before and after the introduction of the crawling-peg exchange rate system. The survey indicates that previous devaluations not accompanied ...
  • Siphambe, H.K. (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/, 2004)
    Regional integration is a necessity for sustainable development and the generation of dynamic growth amongst SADC countries. For real integration to be achieved, there is a need for deep integration, which allows countries ...
  • Mogalakwe, M. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2003)
    About a decade ago, the left learning Review of African Political Economy (ROAPE) published an article by Hoogvelt et al 1992)entitled: ‘The World Bank and Africa: A Case of Mistaken Identity.’ The article criticized the ...
  • Maundeni, T. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2004)
    Even though HIV/AIDS affects people of all gender and age, most HIV research in Botswana has mainly focused on either girls or women, neglecying the boy child. This paper discusses the reasons for this neglect, explores ...
  • Othata, O.; Seleke, T. (Made Plain Commucation, 2008)
    This chapter reviews Botswana's integrity mechanisms within the business sector. It examines the role of the state owned businesses, by far the majority in Botswana,as well as the emerging privately owned business sector. ...
  • Fako, T.T. (Taylor & Francis, www.taylorandfrancis.com, 1997)
    The 1990s began with a commitment to children through the adoption, by the United Nations General Assembly, of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. This Convention set the minimum standards of protection for ...
  • Maundeni, T. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2000)
    Based on a recognition that men's abuse of women has an impact on children, there is much that social work can do to address the problem of children living with domestic violence. Using findings of a study on children's ...
  • Ntsabane, T. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2003)
    Southern Africa has through much of its 20th century history been characterised by a centre~periphery regional economic system. At the centre has been South Africa(minus its African reserves) and the rest of the region ...
  • Mookodi, G.B. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    The concept of female-headed household has emerged as an important analytical category in the examination of poverty in life chances both within the context of policy research and social science scholarship. This paper ...
  • Fako, T.T.; Linn, J.G. (Botswana Society, http://www.jstor.org/stable/40980365, 2004)
    The nature of the work of a nurse incorporates several distinctive and stressful features which include dealing with crises, the continuous physical and emotional demands of patients, and daily confrontation with pain, ...
  • Sebudubudu, D. (Botswana Society, 2003)
    Botswana is widely perceived as a succesful working democracy in Africa. What is striking about Botswana is that one party dominance over the past 36 years has not led to a proliferation of corruption as it did in most ...
  • Mpabanga, D. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    This article attempts to analyse the trends and patterns relating to the past eight general elections in Botswana, from the pre-independence period in 1965 to 1999. Factors that have influenced elections in the last eight ...
  • Molomo, M.G. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    This article outlines that the Constitution of Botswana provides for an executive presidency with extensive powers. Unlike other constitutions in the region where power is vested with the people, in Botswana it is vested ...
  • Mokomane, Z.S. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    In this anicle, data from a survey conducted in March 1999 by the University of Botswana Democracy Research Project in fifteen constituencies in Botswana is used to examine the relationship between party preference and ...

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