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2015 The relationship between national well-being and xenophobia in a divided society: the case of South Africa
Personal well-being surveys have increased their coverage on the African continent in recent years, but detailed research on subjective nati...
2015 The personal wellbeing index in the South African isiXhosa translation: a qualitative focus group study
International scholars who rely on the Personal Wellbeing Index (PWI) to compare cross-cultural quality of life have often been confronted w...
2012 The underdevelopment of social studies of science and technology related issues in South Africa - an interactive forum
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This paper examines data on teenage fertility and patterns of uptake of the Child Support Grant in South Africa from 1998 to 2005, to assess...