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  • Redefining defence in the post-apartheid security imaginary: The politics of meaning-fixing 

    Pretorius, Joelien (University of the Free State, 2008)
    This article traces the politics of meaning-fixing with respect to the role of the defence force as apartheid declined from the mid-1980s, as it was negotiated from a current to a past organising principle of the “security ...
  • The Security imaginary: Explaining military isomorphism 

    Pretorius, Joelien (Sage, 2008)
    This article proposes the notion of a security imaginary as a heuristic tool for exploring military isomorphism (the phenomenon that weapons and military strategies begin to look the same across the world) at a time ...
  • Smartphone owners need security advice. How can we ensure they get it? 

    Renaud, Karen; Blignaut, Renette; Venter, Isabella (CONF-IRM and AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2016)
    Computer users often behave insecurely, and do not take the precautions they ought to. One reads almost daily about people not protecting their devices, not making backups and falling for phishing messages. This impacts ...