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Quality of life of migrant workers at Eskom

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dc.contributor.advisor Prof. M.A. van Zyl en_US
dc.contributor.author Naves, Patience Mmetja
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-22T14:59:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-22T14:59:30Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-22
dc.date.submitted 1997-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/6486
dc.description M.A. en_US
dc.description.abstract This chapter has been dedicated towards painting a picture of the quality of life issues regarding migrant workers living in hostels. The results and findings as interpreted has brought about useful information that will be utilised to draw conclusions and recommendations. Quality of Life of Migrant Workers at Eskom The findings have reconfirmed who the migrant worker is in terms of the description given by Leatt (1981) which was the definition adopted for the study. The indices drawn from the objective and subjective indicators of quality of life which were adopted from Moller, Schlemmer and Du Toit's (1987) were used as the basis from which the interview schedule was drawn, and has proved useful. Reference is made in particular to questions 12,13 and 14. Relevant construct for quality of life were found, with more usable constructs from questions 12 and 13. Furthermore the statistical analysis of the vector of the mean test scores referring to the HOT 1 has also given useful information as it enabled the student to analyse three variables independently and jointly see section 3.3. Cross tabulations representing correlations between indices created out of quality of life indicators namely core quality of life issues as identified by Question(s) 12,13 and 14 and the objective indicators of quality of life, namely accommodation, the intake of nutritious food, and recreation practices. There is a clear demonstration of quality of life issues that should be looked at if the quality of life of migrant workers living in hostels has to be improved. Although there are many diverse quality of life issues identified in the study the three that were selected with the framework of this study has given usable information. The next chapter will address the conclusions and recommendations. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Migrant labor -- Housing -- South Africa en_US
dc.subject Social security -- South Africa en_US
dc.subject Migration, Internal -- South Africa en_US
dc.subject Blacks -- Housing -- South Africa en_US
dc.subject Youth hostels -- South Africa -- Social conditions en_US
dc.subject Eskom (Firm) en_US
dc.title Quality of life of migrant workers at Eskom en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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