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  • The family and national development in Botswana: a plea for research 

    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 ...
  • Domination, cooperation and dependency within SADCC 

    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 ...
  • Child abuse in Southern Africa 

    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 ...
  • The impact of state legislation on the organisation of trade unions: the case of the Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • African females and adjustment to studying abroad 

    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 ...
  • Children living in violent families: Implications for social work in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Youth and electoral participation in Botswana 

    Ntsabane, T.; Ntau, C. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    This article focuses on the changing trends and patterns in the youth's participation in the electoral process. It examines trends in electoral participation in general and that of the youth in particular and attempts an ...
  • Widening the frontiers of democracy: towards a transformative agenda in Botswana politics 

    Somolekae, G.S. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    This article is about the struggles of Batswana women to attain gender equality. The article traces women's exclusion from public decision-making much broadly as a fundamental feature of the Tswana patriachal structure. ...
  • Understanding government and opposition parties in Botswana 

    Molomo, M.G. (Routledge, http://www.informaworld.com, 2000)
    This paper discusses the relationship between the ruling party and opposition parties in the struggle to capture political power in Botswana. It demonstrates the resilience of the multi-party framework that is founded on ...
  • Transferring health technology to South Africa: the importance of traditional African culture 

    Fako, T.T.; Linn, J.G.; Brown, B.E. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, www.vlib.ustu.ru/storon/kluwer, 2000)
    The transfer of new health technology to South Africa is occurring despite the fact that North American and European health care planners and entrepreneurs have a very limited understanding of traditional Black South African ...
  • The complexities of female-headed households in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • In search of an alternative electoral system for Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Opinion polls in Botswana 

    Molefe, W.B.; Mguni, B.S. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2000)
    Opinion polls are a relatively new phenomenon in Botswana but nonetheless a welcome development as they inform both the candidates and the campaigners on pertinent issues facing the electorate. Opinion polls becomes more ...
  • Education and the labour market in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Job satisfaction among nurses in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Democracy under siege: the Presidency and executive powers in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Demographic factors and party preferences in Botswana: A 1999 voters' survey 

    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 ...
  • Declining voter participation in Botswana: trends and patterns 

    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 ...
  • Productivity among nurses and midwives in Botswana 

    Fako, T.; Forcheh, N.; Balogi, K. (CODESRIA, http://www.codesria.org, 2002)
    In spite of the rapid economic growth, which made Botswana the envy of sub-Saharan Africa during the 1980s and 1990s, total factor productivity either stagnated or declined over the same period (Botswana National Productivity ...
  • Understanding the development experience and aspirations of one Basarwa settlement in Botswana: failed implementation or relentless colonialism? 

    Nthomang, K. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2002)
    This research note gives an overview of the doctoral research I conducted in 2000-0 I. The study entitled: Understanding the Development Experiences and Aspiration of One Basarwa Settlement in Botswana: Failed Implementation ...