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Botswana

Goswin Baumhögger

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Botswana follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical ... More


The Next Epidemic: Pain and the Politics of Relief in Botswana’s Cancer Ward

Julie Livingston

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks closely at some of the more fine-grained processes of clinical care in order to suggest how cancer, as an emergent issue in African public health, forces longstanding questions of ... More


Governance: Case Studies

Ruben Lee

in What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter presents five case studies of various situations in which the governance structure of different exchanges has been at issue. A summary of the transformation (‘companization’) of the ... More


Residential Care for Children in Botswana: The Past, the Present, and the Future

TAPOLOGO MAUNDENI

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses residential care for children in Bostwana. Topics covered include history of residential care settings for abused, neglected, orphaned, and abandoned children; factors leading ... More


Families That Work in Times of Crisis

Jody Heymann

in Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.003.0058
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter steps back and asks the question of whether the dilemmas that families face, as great as they are, continue to be relevant in the context of other crises from epidemics to natural ... More


At War: Welfare, Discipline, Race Relations, and Recreation

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Because the Botswana troops were of a different origin and were generally unfamiliar with the military system, their effectiveness as soldiers mainly depended on those who served as liasons between ... More


Southern Africa

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.09
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In South Africa, there are some significant examples of alliance and imperial patronage by co-optation of Zulu chiefdoms for warfare, and in using client chiefs to bring about the downfall of King ... More


After Colonial Rule in Africa: Ghana, Tanzania, and Botswana

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Ghana, Tanzania, and Botswana. During the periods under study here, Ghana experienced intermittent military rule while Tanzania was a socialist state; their armed forces were ... More


Indigeneity and the Expert: Negotiating Identity in the Case of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Maria Maria Sapignoli

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the case of a group of Bushmen/San/Basarwa and Bakgalagadi/Bantu that for the first time in Botswana brought the national Government as respondent in front of the High Court of ... More


Famine Prevention in Africa: Some Experiences and Lessons

Jean Drèze

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 2: Famine Prevention

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286363
eISBN:
9780191718458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286363.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the success stories of famine prevention in a number of African countries, such as Kenya, Zimbabwe, Cape Verde, and Bostswana, that had received little attention from the ... More


Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Ashley Jackson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a full study of an African country during the Second World War. Unusually, it provides both an Africanist and an imperial perspective. Using extensive archival and oral evidence, the ... More


At War: Basic Training, War Duties, and Deployment

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

While many would share common views about Africa and the Second World War which involve both the political and intellectual effects brought on by the British Army service to the Africans, we realize ... More


Botswana

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Botswana (population 1.77 million) is a landlocked country in Southern Africa that covers an area of 600, 000 km2. It is in the unusual position of being an African country that is not financially ... More


Families That Work in Times of Crisis

Jody Heymann

in Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335248
eISBN:
9780199851362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335248.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter asks the question of whether the dilemmas that families face, as great as they are, continue to be relevant in the context of other crises, from epidemics to natural disasters, to the ... More


Biological and Social Risks Intertwined: The Case of AIDS

ADEPEJU GBADEBO, ALYSSA RAYMAN-READ, and JODY HEYMANN

in Global Inequalities at Work: Work's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, and Societies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150865
eISBN:
9780199865222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150865.003.002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Biological and social exposures at work can have as important an impact on individual health as physical and chemical ones; HIV/AIDS is a prime example of this. This chapter begins by exploring the ... More


Botswana: The Division of Zimbabweans into Refugees and Migrants

Alexander Betts

in Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451065
eISBN:
9780801468964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451065.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter illustrates how Botswana drew a sharp dichotomy between refugees and economic migrants. The contrast with South Africa's response, and the attendant human rights implications, raises the ... More


Holy Hustlers, Schism, and Prophecy: Apostolic Reformation in Botswana

Richard Werbner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268531
eISBN:
9780520949461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268531.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book examines the charismatic Christian reformation presently underway in Botswana's time of AIDS and the moral crisis that divides the church between the elders and the young, apostolic faith ... More


Introduction

Richard Werbner

in Holy Hustlers, Schism, and Prophecy: Apostolic Reformation in Botswana

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268531
eISBN:
9780520949461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268531.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Holy Hustlers is an evocative and cinematic film. From the very start, some of that aesthetically sensuous appeal has to be kept in mind. One reason is the need to appreciate that holy hustling gains ... More


Personal Nearness and Sincerity in Prayer

Richard Werbner

in Holy Hustlers, Schism, and Prophecy: Apostolic Reformation in Botswana

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268531
eISBN:
9780520949461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268531.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Procedure, lenaneo, that is straightforward, in a straight line, ditlhamaletse, is the regulation the streetwise prophet wants to uphold: the procedure that goes straight, according to the way of the ... More


The Choice of Health: Christian Family Planning among Cosmopolitan Educated Professionals inTime of HIV/AIDS in Botswana

Astrid Bochow

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Based on the reproductive histories of about seventy educated professional women and fifteen educated professional men in Botswana, a country with an HIV/AIDS infection rate of 25 to 30 per cent, ... More


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