State of the Nation

State of the Nation

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From the outcome of the 2006 local elections and the state of public hospitals to environmental issues and concerns about tourism, leading South African intellectuals explore a variety of issues central to the countrya€™s development in this annual collection of essays. Insightful discussions of contemporary South Africa also address key topics such as violence against women, prison reform, the vast Zimbabwean exile community, and the role of the post-apartheid church.Mining and quarrying employed a total of 438 000 formal sector employees in December 2003, so subcontracting accounted for roughly 20 ... Even before the integration of the Construction and Allied Workersa#39; Union into the NUM, a number of the bargaining councilsaquot; in the industry collapsed because in many ... A new development in the last five years is the use of subcontractors in maintenance work.

Title:State of the Nation
Author:Sakhela Buhlungu, John Daniel, Roger Southall, Jessica Lutchman
Publisher:Human Sciences Research Council - 2007-04-01


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