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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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