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This thesis is a study of the social-economy of pastoralism in Damaraland, a
former homeland of Namibia. It focuses on communal livestock farmers and
their families, their strategies for coping with drought, poverty and a legacy
of political…

"This case study evaluates the effectiveness of a research methodology which brings together local and outsie expertise to do research into an issue of local interest. The term 'participatory local research' is used to describe this approach. This…

"This dissertation is the product of, first, an exploration of the history of the concept of the Development University in Africa, and second, analysis of documents and a series of interviews in Namibia. The dissertation has the following goals: To…

This paper is made up of two papers. One on settlement in Botswana, and another titled "Settlement Patterns of Khoekhoe speaking Namibians." by Alan and Joy Barnard. This is largely discussion community arrangements, homestead construction, town…

"This dissertations reflects my attempts to understand the practice of 'common sense' or the logic of practice in people's day-to-day lives in the harsh, impoverished environment of the Damaras...."

"I spent five months in Namibia, from March to August 1989. Four of these were spent living just outside the village of Okombahe in Damaraland, the "homeland" of the Damara population group, in western central Namibia. In this village, there is…
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