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Constructing Ambiguous Identities: Negotiating Race, Respect and Social Change in 'Coloured' Schools in Cape Town, South Africa
South African social relations in the second decade of democracy remain framed by race. Spatial and social lived realities, the continued importance of belonging – to feel part of a community, mean that identifying as ...
Rumba From Congo To Cape Town
The spread of Congolese music and musicians across the African continent since the 1960s is a phenomenon without parallel. How this was achieved has not been given the academic attention it is due. The welcome Congolese ...
Imagining migration: cyber-cafés, sex and clandestine departures in the Casamance, Senegal
(The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
Studies of migration are usually about movement, but what about people who aspire to migrate but whose attempts to do so remain largely unsuccessful? The focus of this thesis is not migration per se, but people’s aspirations ...
From Havana With Love: A Critical Case Study of South-South Development Co-operation Operating Between Cuba and South Africa in the Health Care Sector
(The University of Edinburgh: College of Humanities and Social Sciences: School of Social and Political Studies, 2003-09)
This dissertation considers the impact of an inter-governmental agreement between Cuba and South Africa in the health sector. The agreement, first signed in 1997, seeks to mitigate the shortage of doctors in South Africa, ...
The Zambesi Expedition: African Nature in the British Scientific Metropolis
This thesis investigates the geography in and of Victorian scientific practice by examining the Zambesi Expedition (1858-1864), which was led by the Scottish explorer David Livingstone. A team of assistants accompanied ...
Mending the broken pieces: Religion and sustainable rural development among the Nankani of Northern Ghana
(The University of Edinburgh, 2008)