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  • 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 ...
  • Forcheh, N.; Fako, T. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org, 2007)
    The study proposes a measure of effective productivity among service workers and seeks a parsimonious predictive model of “effective productivity” among nurses in Botswana. Employee productivity has become a concern of ...
  • Siphambe, H.K. (University of Botswana, http://ub.bw, 2003)
    This paper brings out the various theoretical measurements of poverty and looks at Botswana's performance in terms of these measures. In terms of income poverty, Botswana's poverty has been declining over time and ...
  • Fako, T.T.; Miti, K.; Mogalakwe, K.M. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/African%20Journals/pdfs/PULA/pula007001/pula007001002.pdf, 1991)
    This volume of Pula consists of a selection of papers from the Twelveth Southern African Universities Social Science Conference (SAUSSC) which was held at the University of Botswana between the 3rd and 7th July, 1989. The ...
  • Mookodi, G. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2004)
    Gender inequality is characterised by unequal power relations between women and men. One of the key manifestations of these unequal power relations is violence. Studies conducted in Botswana indicate that actual violence ...
  • 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 ...

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