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Risk and protective factors to male interpersonal violence: views of some male university students
(Medical Research Council, 2010)
This article reports on a study that sought to elicit the views of male university students on risk and protective factors to male interpersonal violence. The participants were 116 third-year students who participated ...
Coercive sexual practices and gender-based violence on a university campus
(Taylor & Francis, co-published with Unisa Press, 2009)
When a 22-year-old University of the Western Cape (UWC) female student was stabbed to death by her boyfriend (another student) in her room in the university residence on 25 August 2008, the entire campus was left reeling. ...
Risk and protective factors to male interpersonal violence: Views of some male university students
(Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, 2010)
This article reports on a study that sought to elicit the views of male university students on risk and protective factors to male interpersonal violence. The participants were 116 third-year students who participated in ...
South African schools' responses to pregnant girls and young parents: a study of some Durban and Cape Town secondary schools
(Unisa Press and Taylor & Francis, 2008)
Since the promulgation of the South African Schools Act in 1996 it has become illegal to exclude pregnant girls from school. Influenced by feminist research, policy has sought to assist pregnant girls and young parents to ...
Accidental feminists? Recent histories of South African women
(History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
This article reviews Helen Scanlon's book, "Representation and reality", and Nombonisa Gasa's "Women in South African history", and locates each against the historiography of South African women's history
Men and children: Changing constructions of fatherhood in Drum magazine, 1951-1965
(HSRC Press, 2006)
This chapter explores changing representations of fatherhood and masculinity in Drum magazine over the course of the 1950s. In the early 1950s men were portrayed in close proximity to their children and adult masculinities ...
Perceptions of staffriding in Post-Apartheid South Africa: the lethal thrill of speed or the masculine performance of a painful past?
(Elliot & Fitzpatrick Inc., 2010)
Staffriding, or train surfing, involves taking life threatening physical risks by moving around the outside of moving trains. In aiming to better understand this risky practice, this small scale qualitative study used three ...
'A living testimony of the heights to which a woman can rise’: Sarojini Naidu, Cissie Gool and the Politics of Women’s Leadership in South Africa in the 1920s
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
A leading force in the Indian National Congress, Sarojini Naidu arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, at the end of February 1924 after receiving an invitation to support South African Indian political organisations in ...
Narratives of transactional sex on a university campus
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Given the imperatives of HIV and gender equality, South African researchers have foregrounded transactional sex as a common practice that contributes to unsafe and inequitable sexual practices. This paper presents findings ...