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  • 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 ...
  • Brown, Duncan; Krog, Antjie (Taylor and Francis Group, 2011)
    Creative non-fiction has become in the sense ‘the genre’; of South African writing: writing which makes its meanings at the unstable fault line of the literary and journalistic, the imaginative and the reportorial. Duncan ...
  • Bock, Zannie; Dadlana, Phakamani (University of Stellenbosch, 2002)
    This article aims to characterize typical linguistic and discourse features of academic writing in Xhosa and English among prospective Xhosa-speaking students at the University of the Western Cape so as to account for ...
  • Bock, Zannie (Taylor & FrancisUNISA Press, 2013)
    The popularity of digital media networks for socialising among the youth is well documented. Much has been written on the emerging norms of textese, the global shorthand for chatting. However, becoming a proficient user ...
  • van Ryneveld, Hannelore; Mentzner, Martina (Association of German Studies (SAGV), 2010)
    The current challenges facing the teaching of German as a foreign language at the University of the Western Cape are outlined. The article includes a brief historical overview and proposes research perspectives for the future.
  • Lee, Christopher J. (History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Introduction: This special issue of Kronos: Southern African Histories speaks to this imbalance, contributing in small measure to a recent turn in Cold War studies that has sought to incorporate regional perspectives ...
  • Worden, Nigel (Univ. of Cape Town) (Published by History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    This article analyses two separate cases of public violence which took place in Cape Town in the summer of 1772/3. At surface level they appear to be very different in character. One was a scrap among low-ranking soldiers ...
  • Distance 
    Pirie, Gordon (Elsevier, 2009)
    The English language has long acknowledged and required some preconception of distance, but it has only been considered explicitly as a key element of human geography for half a century. The distances of greatest consequence ...
  • Hart, Genevieve (International Association of School Librarianship, 2006)
    The paper comes out of a month-long case study of information literacy education in two public libraries in a small South African town in the rural province of Mpumalanga, undertaken in October 2004. The participant ...
  • Groenewald, Gerald (Univ. of Johannesburg) (Published by History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    This article uses the career of Hendrik Oostwald Eksteen at the Cape between 1702 and 1741 to illustrate the mechanisms free burghers could use to create wealth in an economically restrictive environment. By making use ...
  • Conradie, Ernst (Stellenbosch University, 2008)
    This essay is an abbreviated version of an inaugural lecture, read on 24 October 2007 at the University of the Western Cape. It investigates the role of cosmological narratives that help people to understand where they ...
  • Zinn, Sandy; Langdown, Natasha (Library & Information Association of South Africa, 2011)
    The purpose of this study completed in 2010 was to investigate the use of e-books amongst academic librarians; in particular which e-books are available to academic librarians, why they choose this format, what impact ...
  • Shefer, Tamara; Bowman, Brett; Duncan, Norman (Psychology in Society, 2008)
    This special issue embodies a contribution to what we consider to be a critical academic and political debate on the contours and expressions of masculinities in South Africa and how these intersect with the lived realities ...
  • Hart, Genevieve (University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2006)
    The article details a study which examined the capacity of public libraries to offer information literacy education in South Africa. It investigates the perceptions of public library staff on their role in information ...
  • Dyers, Charlyn; Williams, Meggan; Barthus, Tatum (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    This paper is an analysis of the discourses and attitudes that emerged from a set of daily journals kept by a particular group of township women during a training course for domestic workers in South Africa. The principal ...
  • Conradie, Ernst (University of Kwazulu-Natal School of Theology, 2000)
    On the background of the current sense of despair concerning the environmental crisis, this article follows the basic intuition that a Christian environmental praxis can only be empowered on the basis of an adequate ...
  • Lewis, Desiree; Tigist, Shewarega Hussen; van Vuuren, Monique (African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town, 2013)
    This article reflects on how the use of digitised communication and social media among young black South African women can be situated and assessed within the current context. The authors focus especially on nuanced ...
  • Dyers, Charlyn (HESA; Unisa Press, 2004)
    The main question addressed by this article is: How can multilingual language centres based at universities ensure their long term sustainability? Research was carried out at three centres in the Western Cape to find the ...
  • Malherbe, Vertrees C.(University of Cape Town) (Published by History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    In the wake of the mineral revolution, and the Cape Colony’s attainment of responsible government, Cape Town’s population doubled in the nineteenth century’s latter years. Its largely British ruling class, seeing ...
  • Nasson, Bill (Stellenbosch University) (Published by History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    This article, an expanded version of a 2008 public lecture, explores the life and times of Adolph Gysbert ʻSailorʼ Malan, a South African who rose to prominence as a combatant in the 1940 Battle of Britain and who, after ...

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