Research outputs

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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Research outputs: EMPLOYMENT

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2008 Tracing learnership results

The HSRC team traced the employment and learning pathways of learnership participants in the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) Pha...

2008 Employment and learning pathways of learnership participants in the NSDS phase II

It is striking that the period in which learnerships have been implemented is very short seven years. The challenges of creating a new skill...

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2007 Employment equity: can it produce a representative workforce

The call by the minister of finance, Trevor Manuel, to review Back Economic Empowerment (BEE) has fuelled similar calls from organisations s...

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2007 Affirmative action is class-based and exclusive

Affirmative action is neither a rejection of non-racialism, nor a sudden affirmation of Africanism within the ANC. Rather, it epitomises an...

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