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  • Construals of agency in the testimony of Colin de Souza 

    Bock, Zannie (Academia Press, 2009)
    In this paper, I analyse the testimony of Colin de Souza given before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in the mid-1990s.1 My aim is to explore how De Souza projects an identity of himself as 'agentive', ...
  • Constructions of students as clients or partners in knowledge creation? 

    Schreiber, Birgit (Australian Academic Press, 2013)
    This study explored notions of ‘the student’ within the South African higher education context. Qualitative data from interviews with twenty-three executive and senior Student Affairs staff and practitioners were collected ...
  • Contestations over knowledge production or ideological bullying? A response to Legassick on the workers' movement 

    Sithole, Jabulani (Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal) (Published by History Dept, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    The key characteristic of the vast amount of literature on the South African workers ʼ movement in the post-1973 period is the denial that the class and national struggles were closely intertwined. This denial is underpinned ...
  • Contesting the food system in South Africa: issues and opportunities 

    Greenberg, Stephen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    This report widens the debate about food production and distribution in South Africa to consider some of the entrenched power dynamics that shape the way these happen, and to consider whether a more radical transformation ...
  • Context-Aware Stemming algorithm for semantically related root words 

    Agbele, Kehinde K.; Adesina, Ademola Olusola; Azeez, Nureni A.; Abidoye, Ademola P. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Inc., 2012)
    There is a growing interest in the use of context-awareness as a technique for developing pervasive computing applications that are flexible and adaptable for users. In this context, however, information retrieval (IR) is ...
  • Context-specific components of a training programme for cost centre managers in a public hospital in Limpopo Province, South Africa 

    Mothiba, T. M.; Nolte, A.G.W.; Jooste, Karien (LAM Publication, 2014)
    The purpose of the study was to determine the context-specific components of a training programme for cost centre managers in a public hospital in Limpopo Province, South Africa. A qualitative, descriptive, exploratory and ...
  • Continuing professional education at the University of the Western Cape - survey results 

    Koetsier, Jos; Walters, Shirley (University of the Western Cape, 1997)
    UWC has since 1998 a new Mission Statement which commits the university to Lifelong Learning. Since 1996 there has been a process to give content to this commitment. The process included surveys of distance education and ...
  • Continuous education in sedation: Laryngospasm and management of the airway 

    Roelofse, J.A.; Lapere, C.; du Plessis, A. (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    The goals of procedural sedation (PSA) stretch far beyond providing just sedation and analgesia. Practices need to strive to treat adults and children with dignity, decreasing their anxiety levels, providing adequate ...
  • The contributions of muscarinic receptors and changes in plasma aldosterone levels to the anti-hypertensive effect of Tulbaghia violacea 

    Raji, Ismaila A.; Mugabo, Pierre; Obikeze, Kenechukwu (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Background: Tulbaghia violacea Harv. (Alliaceae) is used to treat various ailments, including hypertension (HTN) in South Africa. This study aims to evaluate the contributions of muscarinic receptors and changes in ...
  • The conundrum of school libraries in South Africa 

    Zinn, Sandy; Hart, Genevieve (Library and Information Association of South Africa, 2007)
    Introduction: The first democratic elections in 1994, leading to the end of apartheid education, new educational legislation and a new curriculum, brought fresh optimism to South African school library circles. This was ...
  • Converting the card catalogue of the National Library of South Africa, Cape Town Campus, into a machine-readable format 

    Coetzee, Helena; Skelly, Lara (Ashgate Publishing, 2008)
    In 2006 the National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Cape Town Campus, began a project to convert its substantial card catalogue to machine-readable form. The article gives an overview of the Library's collections and ...
  • The Coronavirus Nucleocapsid is a Multifunctional Protein 

    Mcbride, Ruth; van Zyl, Marjorie; Fielding, Burtram C. (MDPI, 2014)
    The coronavirus nucleocapsid (N) is a structural protein that forms complexes with genomic RNA, interacts with the viral membrane protein during virion assembly and plays a critical role in enhancing the efficiency of virus ...
  • Corporatism and collective bargaining in a democratic South Africa 

    Du Toit, Darcy (Juta Law, 1995)
    Introduction:The theme of 'emerging models of worker participation and representation' is uniquely appropriate in relation to South Africa today. In February 1995 a draft labour statute, designed to replace the existing ...
  • Correcting CCD photometry of stars for seeing effects 

    Koen, Chris (Oxford Univeristy Press, 2009)
    Systematic variability in stellarmagnitudes, as derived from profile fitting to CCD images,may in some instances be due to variable seeing. It is suggested that this happens in cases where the stars are unresolved pairs, ...
  • Correcting the historical asymmetry between rights: The Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 

    Chenwi, Lilian (Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2009)
    On 10 December 2008, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The Optional Protocol ensures that, just like victims ...
  • Correlates of antenatal and postnatal care among tribal women in India 

    Appunni, Sathiya Susuman (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2012)
    It is well established that those women who undergo full antenatal care check-up and give birth in a medical institution or whose delivery is attended by trained paramedical persons promotes child survival and reduces ...
  • Cosmology from HI galaxy surveys with the SKA 

    Maartens, Roy; Abdalla, Filipe B.; Bull, Philip; Camera, Stefano; Benoit-Levy, Aurelien; Joachimi, Benjamin; Kirk, Donnacha; Klöckner, Hans-Rainer; Raccanelli, Alvise; Santos, Mario G.; Zhao, Gong-Bo (Proceedings of Science, 2014)
    The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) has the potential to produce galaxy redshift surveys which will be competitive with other state of the art cosmological experiments in the next decade. In this chapter we summarise what ...
  • Cosmology on the largest scales with the SKA 

    Camera, Stefano; Raccanelli, Alvise; Bull, Philip; Bertacca, Daniele; Chen, Xuelei; Ferreira, Pedro G.; Kunz, Martin; Maartens, Roy; Mao, Yi; Santos, Mario G.; Shapiro, Paul R.; Viel, Matteo; Xug, Yidong (Proceedings of Science, 2014)
    The study of the Universe on ultra-large scales is one of the major science cases for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). The SKA will be able to probe a vast volume of the cosmos, thus representing a unique instrument, ...
  • Cosmology with a SKA HI intensity mapping survey 

    Santos, Mario G.; Bull, Philip; Alonso, David; Camera, Stefano; Ferreira, Pedro G.; Bernardi, Gianni; Maartens, Roy; Viel, Matteo; Villaescusa-Navarro, Francisco; Abdalla, Filipe B.; Jarvis, Matt; Metcalf, R. Benton; Pourtsidou, A.; Wolz, Laura (Proceedings of Science, 2014)
    HI intensity mapping (IM) is a novel technique capable of mapping the large-scale structure of the Universe in three dimensions and delivering exquisite constraints on cosmology, by using HI as a biased tracer of the ...
  • Cost-benefit analysis of the common teaching platform for the undergraduate nursing degree programme in the Western Cape, South Africa 

    Adejumo, Oluyinka; Titi, Neziswa (African Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (AFAHPER-SD), 2014)
    Post-1994, the South African higher education sector underwent a number of reforms to address issues of inequalities, inefficiencies and fragmentation. Reform in the Western Cape Province included pooling the resources of ...