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          As part of a larger re-organization of academic schools in 2012, the School of Development Studies has been incorporated into the School of Built Environment and Development Studies together with the schools ...
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 Population Studies and Development Studies on YouTube

     To find out what Students and Staff have to say about the Masters programmes in Development Studies and Population Studies watch our YouTube clip.

 Independent Views and Comments on the School and the Centre for Civil Society

     A comment made by Dr Miles Larmer, University of Sheffield.
       
      ''A great strength ...
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 Focus on Africa

     Population Studies and Development Studies have a commitment to contribute to African scholarship in a sustained and meaningful way, and in a variety of forms.
       
      1. BOOKS LAUNCHED
       a) ...
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Annual Report 2012 [Annual Report] Print


       
      Built Environment and Development Studies Annual Report, 2012. Download by clicking on link below.

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 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Post (Development Studies)

     Applications are  invited for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position in Development Studies. (closing date 31 October 2014)
     

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 Masters Applications Extended

     To apply to study for a Masters in Development Studies  or Population Studies in 2015, simply download the application pack (with checklist).  Click ...
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 Upcoming Seminar

     School of Built Environment and Development Studies Seminar
      Title: ‘South African Youth' Experiences of Social Cohesion through Schooling’
      Speaker: Christina Cappy
      Time: 12:30-13:50, 5 November,  ...
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 Recent Seminars 2014

     
      Christine Jeske presented a seminar entitled 'Is Laziness to Blame? Unemployment and the Good Life in South Africa' on  29th October, 2014.

      How ...
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 Research Posts (SARChI) in Applied Poverty Reduction Assessment Research Posts

     The School of Built Environment and Development Studies welcomes applications for two research posts being advertised under the South African Research Chair Initiative (SARChI) in Applied Poverty Reduction Assessment, (in Development Studies).
      The ...
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 Our PhD Proposal Presentations

     
     
      Tebeth Mukwembi presented her PhD proposal entitled: "How migration affects relationships between migrants and non-migrant family members ‘left behind’: ...
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 MASA Conference 2014

      
       (MASA Conference delegates 2013)
       
      In 2011, Dori ...
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 Nompu Nzimande elected as President of PASA

     
       
      Following her nomination at the recent Population Asssociation of Southern Africa Conference, ...
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 EU Development Studies Co-operation

     
       
      Congratulations to two of our  Masters students, who have ...
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 BLDS Enables Full-text Access to Our Earlier Research Reports

     We are pleased to announce that the British Library of Development Studies has made available full ...
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 Our Graduates Work or Study in Far-flung Places

     Our graduates land up working or studying further in far-flung parts of the world. For more information (derived from what our graduates tell us) see Where are they after qualifying? (As this information is supplied on an ad hoc basis, ...
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A selected history of South African inflation perceptions: the question matters (2014)
Introducing varieties of capitalism into the South African debate: uses and lim (2013)
A history of South African capitalism in national and global perspective (2013)
After apartheid and Mandela: South Africa’s 2014 elections (2013)
Corporate governance in South Africa: from ‘Old Boys Club’ to Ubuntu? (2013)

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