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  • The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) trade regime: Opportunities and challenges for Botswana 

    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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Analysis of the burdens of caregivers providing care to people living with HIV/AIDS in Botswana 

    Ama, N.O.; Seloilwe, E.S. (Cogent OA, www.cogentoa.com/, 2011)
    Background: Caregivers, when providing care under the community home-based care (CHBC) programme, experience many burdens of a physical, emotional, financial or social nature. However, these problems are hardly ever ...
  • Are social workers needed in Botswana schools? Some food for thought 

    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 ...
  • At the cross roads: family, youth deviance and crime control 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 ...
  • Bank of Botswana's reaction function: modelling Botswana's monetary policy strategy 

    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 ...
  • Bayesian computation for logistic regression 

    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, ...
  • Botswana's crawling-peg exchange rate system: trends and variations in the pula exchange rate 

    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 ...
  • Botswana's economy and labour market: are there any lessons for SADC regional integration? 

    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 ...
  • Botswana: an African miracle or a case of mistaken identity? 

    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 ...
  • The boy child and HIV/AIDS in Botswana: A neglected issue in research and practice 

    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 ...
  • The business sector 

    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. ...
  • Capturing agency and voice in research: a critical review of studies of youth unemployment, self-employment and the informal sector in Botswana 

    Sechele, Latang (Macrothink Institute, http://www.macrothink.org, 2015)
    This article reviews literature on youth unemployment and self-employment as well as the informal sector in Botswana and the extent to which young people feature as agents in these studies. It pays attention to their areas ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A comparative analysis of two labour reserves in early 20th century Southern Africa 

    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Correlates of work-place stress: a case study of Botswana nurses working in clinics 

    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, ...
  • Corruption and its control in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • 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 ...