Back to menu 

Society in Transition

Journal of the South African Sociological Association

Volume 31 Number 1

ISSN 1028-9852 

Contents 

Obituary: Kobus (J.S.) Oosthuizen (07.08.1937-12.01.2000) 

Cornie Groenewald ....................................................... (i) 

A personal profile of some of the informal collectors in central Durban - a case study 

Michelle McLean ........................................................... I 

Job satisfaction among nurses in Botswana 

Thabo T. Fako and Ntonghanwah Forcheh  ......................10

From colonial to community based conservation: environmental justice and the national parks of South Africa

Jacklyn Cock and David Fig........................................... 22 

Why did Apartheid's supporters capitulate? 'Whiteness', class and consumption in urban South Africa, 1985-1995

Jonathan Hyslop........................................................... 36

Discourse, genealogy, social theory and a society in transition: the challenge facing the human sciences

Bert Olivier   ................................................................ 45

Affirmative action and equal opportunity policies - the relevance of a dead German 

Susan Ziehl.................................................................. 58

Affirmative action within local authorities: a conceptual and contextual evaluation 

D.J.F. Kruger and P.H. Mfiller......................................... 69

Wife battering: an exploration of the abuse of African women at two shelters in Johannesburg 

Abner Mashishi ............................................................ 82

Factors related to industrial action at universities in South Africa 

L.A.Motloung................................................................ 88