Economic growth is a constant mantra of politicians, economists and the media. Few understand what it is, but they love and follow it blindly. The reality is that since the global financial crisis, growth has vanished in the more industrialised economies and in the so-called developing countries.
What does corporate citizenship entail? What is the rationale for corporate citizenship? What essential capabilities are required for corporate citizenship roles to be successfully incorporated into the key functional areas of business? Corporate Citizenship answers these and numerous other related questions, by providing a comprehensive foundation that equips students with the tools to analyse the development and implementation of globally responsible business behavior. While corporate citi
The fourth edition of An Introduction to African Politics is an ideal textbook for those new to the study of this fascinating continent. It gets to the heart of the politics of this part of the world. How is modern Africa still influenced by its colonial past? How do strong ethnic and religious identities on the continent affect government? Why has the military been so influential? How does African democracy differ from democracy in the West? These are the sorts of question tackled by the book.
Social welfare and social development discusses social welfare practice in global and regional context. It addresses issues of poverty, unemployment and populations at risk within South Africa and the role of the social welfare system in South Africa in tackling these issues.
The book was first published in 2004 and later updated in 2006. This is the third, updated edition. Our aim for this edition was to refine the text by incorporating changes in law as well as changes arising from the Legal Practice Act.
Ecotourism continues to be embraced as the antithesis of mass tourism because of its promise of achieving sustainability through conservation mindedness, community development, education and learning, and the promotion of nature based activities that were sensitive to both ecological and social systems. The extent to which this promise has been realised is open to debate.
Focusing on an array of economic, social and ecological inconsistencies that continue to plague ecotourism in
This 12th edition of Starting your own business in South Africa is a minor revision of the 11th edition to incorporate changes in South African legislation, notably amendments to the Company's Act, the Consumer Protection Act and where relevant, proposed changes to the Labour Relations Act.