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Langkloof farmers" practices and attitudes regarding coloured and black farmworkers

S. B. Bekker

Langkloof farmers" practices and attitudes regarding coloured and black farmworkers

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Published by Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University in Grahamstown .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Cape of Good Hope
    • Subjects:
    • Manpower policy, Rural -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- Case studies.,
    • Agricultural laborers -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- Case studies.,
    • Apartheid -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- Case studies.,
    • Minorities -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- Case studies.,
    • Farmers -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- Attitudes -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementS.B. Bekker, R.G. Humphries, and D. Meterlerkamp.
      SeriesDevelopment studies ;, working paper no. 7, Development studies (Grahamstown, South Africa) ;, working paper no. 7.
      ContributionsHumphries, Richard., Meterlerkamp, D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5842.C36 B45 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26, 6 p. :
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3243578M
      ISBN 100868100919
      LC Control Number83159064
      OCLC/WorldCa12976051

      For example, effective in March the department increased the minimum wage for farm workers to rand ($) per hour. The minimum hourly wage for domestic workers employed more than 27 hours per week was raised to rand ($) per hour for employees in the urban areas and to rand ($) for employees in semiurban and rural areas. 1. Introduction: Overview of the Challenges Facing the Animal Agriculture Enterprise. CHALLENGES TOWARD THE YEAR Reinvigorating animal agricultural research is essential to sustainably address the global challenge of food security demand for food from animal agriculture is anticipated to nearly double by Race, immigration and the agrarian question: farmworkers becoming farmers in the United States * * This article was written before Donald J. Trump became president of the United States. At the time of publication, the political climate regarding immigration was changing rapidly. As the president makes moves to increase immigration enforcement.


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