Now showing items 214-233 of 1693

  • Code-switching: An appraisal resource in TRC testimonies 

    Bock, Zannie (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011)
    This article analyses the function that code-switching plays in selected testimonies given at South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission which followed the country's transition to democracy in 1994. In a number of ...
  • Coercive sexual practices and gender-based violence on a university campus 

    Clowes, Lindsay; Shefer, Tamara; Fouten, Elron; Vergnani, Tania; Jacobs, Joachim (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. ...
  • Collective bargaining and worker participation 

    Du Toit, Darcy (Juta Law, 2000)
    Introduction: The relationship between collective bargaining and worker participation has two main aspects - • the interaction between collective bargaining as a process (at workplace; sectoral and subsectoral level) and ...
  • Coming home, coming out: Achmat Dangor's journeys through myth and Constantin Cavafy 

    Field, Roger (Taylor & Francis Group, 2011)
    Despite his international status, the impact of Constantin Cavafy’s poetry on South African letters has gone largely unnoticed. This article draws attention to the range of Cavafy's, influence on the local poets, writers, ...
  • A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 3: The Best Interests of the Child 

    Sloth-Nielsen, Julia (Brill Academic Publishers, 2008)
    A book review of 'A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 3: The Best Interests of the Child' by Michael Freeman published by Martinus Nijhoff Publishers (The Netherlands), 2007, ...
  • A common law hydra emerges from the forum-shopping swamp 

    Du Toit, Darcy (Juta Law, 2010)
  • Common neuromusculoskeletal injuries amongst rock climbers in the Western Cape 

    Wegner, Liezel; Pagel, Jarryd; Smit, Ashley; Straszacker, Aimee; Swart, Sarah; Taft, St John (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Rock climbing is an extreme sport that is fast gaining interest in the Western Cape. Due to the physical nature of the sport, climbers often suffer neuromusculoskeletal (NMS) injuries. Physiotherapists are ...
  • Commons governance in Southern Africa 

    Hara, Mafaniso; Matose, Frank; Wilson, Doug; Raakjær, Jesper; Magole, Lapologang; Magole, Lefatshe; Demotts, Rachel; Njaya, Friday; Turner, Stephen; Buscher, Bram; Haller, Tobias; Mvula, Peter; Binauli, Lucy; Chabwela, Harry; Kapasa, Cyprian; Mhlanga, Lindah; Nyikahadzoi, Kefasi (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2009-06-28)
    This Policy Brief is based on synthetic studies undertaken by participants in the Cross Sectoral Commons Governance in Southern Africa (CROSCOG) project between 2007 and 2009, funded by the European Commission (European ...
  • Communicating in designing an oral repository for rural African villages 

    Reitmaier, Thomas; Bidwell, Nicola J.; Siya, Masbulele Jay; Marsden, Gary; Tucker, William David (IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2012)
    We describe designing an asynchronous, oral repository and sharing system that we intend to suit the needs and practices of rural residents in South Africa. We aim to enable users without access to personal computers to ...
  • Communities' views, attitudes and recommendations on community-based education of undergraduate Health Sciences students in South Africa: A qualitative study 

    Mabuza, Langalibalele; Diab, Paula; Reid, Stephen; Ntuli, Busisiwe; Flack, Penelope; Mpofu, Ratie; Daniels, Priscilla; Adonis, Tracy-Ann; Cakwe, Mandisa; Karuguti, Mugambi; Molefe, Ngkatiseng (2013)
    Background: Medical and Health Sciences students in South Africa undertake community-based education (CBE). Health professionals based at host sites are jointly responsible for training of these students in conjunction ...
  • Community as utopia: Reflections on De Waterkant 

    Rink, Bradley M. (Springer, 2008)
    This paper will reflect on research currently in progress in Cape Town's De Waterkant neighbourhood—an area also known as Cape Town's 'gay village'. This paper engages the literature of utopia as a framework of analysis ...
  • Community care workers, poor referral networks and consumption of personal resources in rural South Africa 

    Sips, Ilona; Mazanderani, Ahmad Haeri; Schneider, Helen; Greef, Minrie; Barten, Francoise; Moshabela, Mosa (Public Library of Science, 2014)
    Although home-based care (HBC) programs are widely implemented throughout Africa, their success depends on the existence of an enabling environment, including a referral system and supply of essential commodities. The ...
  • Community digital story project: George community needs 

    Stoltenkamp, Juliet; Siebrits, Andre; Kies, Carolynne; Braaf, Norina (Science Domain International, 2015)
    This study details a Digital Story Community Project undertaken by the Centre for Innovative Education and Communication Technologies of the University of the Western Cape, which took place in George (South Africa) in ...
  • Community intervention for the emerging epidemic of non-communicable diseases 

    Puoane, Thandi; Bradley, Hazel A. (MedPharm Publications, 2006)
    BACKGROUND: Community health workers (CHWs) are lay people trained to assist with health care in their communities. This study took place at two sites in Khayelitsha, a township in the Cape Peninsula, from 2000 ...
  • Community opportunities in aquaculture: what are the possibilities and limits? 

    Hara, Mafaniso; Njokweni, Gugu; Njokweni, Belemane (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    Aquaculture now contributes 47% of fish available for human consumption – up from 9% in 1980. This shift to aquaculture offsets the stagnation in the production from capture fisheries (FAO 2012). By 2030, demand for ...
  • Community paediatrics and child health 

    Goga, Ameena; Feucht, Ute; Hendricks, Michael; Westwood, Anthony; Saloojee, Haroon; Swingler, George; McKerrow, Neil; Sanders, David (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
    TO THE EDITOR: In 2012, the Postgraduate Education Committee of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) supported the accreditation of Community Paediatrics and Child Health (CPCH) as a paediatric ...
  • Community response: decline of the Chambo in Lake Malawi's Southeast arm 

    Hara, Mafaniso (Springer, 2011)
    Small-scale fisheries are a major source of food and employment around the world. Yet, many small-scale fishers work in conditions that are neither safe nor secure. Millions of them are poor, and often they are socially ...
  • Community-based natural resource management in the Southern Africa region: an annotated bibliography and general overview of literature, 1996–2004 

    Whande, Webster (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-02)
    This bibliography is aimed at collating information relating to community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) in the Southern African region across different sectors and themes. It was primarily compiled to offer ...
  • Community-based solar power revenue alternative to improve sustainability of a rural wireless mesh network 

    Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Roro, Zukile; Tucker, William David; Siya, Masbulele Jay (ACM, 2013)
    Given the needs for a clean and easy way to maintain and secure powering wireless networks in rural areas and to gen- erate revenue to guarantee the sustainability of its intended goals, an innovative approach to leverage ...
  • A comparative analysis of contraceptive use in Africa: evidence from DHS 

    Stiegler, Nancy; Appunni, Sathiya Susuman (SAGE Publications, 2013)
    The aim of this article is to show a comparative analysis of contraceptive use in areas of traditionally high fertility that have gone through profound changes. Data have been taken from the latest Demographic and Health ...