Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Botswana: an African miracle or a case of mistaken identity?
(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 impact of state legislation on the organisation of trade unions: the case of the Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) in Botswana
(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 ...
How Britain underdeveloped Bechuanaland protectorate: a brief critique of the political economy of colonial Botswana
(Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, http://www.codesria.org/?lang=en, 2006)
Britain declared Bechuanaland a 'protectorate' in 1885 in a move largely driven by military strategic considerations rather than by the availability of economic resources. This can give the impression that in Botswana the ...
The making of a foreign "labour aristocracy" in Botswana
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, www.emeraldinsight.com/, 2008)
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether expatriate workers in Botswana are a labour aristocracy. Design/methodology/approach - This is a case study based on documentary research methods. Findings - ...