Browsing Research Articles (Political Science) by Title

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    • Africa's game changers and the catalysts of social and system innovation 

      Swilling, Mark (Resilience Alliance, 2016)
      It is widely recognized that many African economies are being transformed by rapid economic growth driven largely by rising demand for the abundant natural resources scattered across the African continent. I critically ...

    • Christian ethics in South Africa : liberal values among the public and elites 

      Kotze, Hennie; Loubser, Reinet (Department of Old and New Testament - Stellenbosch University, 2018)
      This article uses statistical data from the World Values Survey (WVS) and the South African Opinion Leader Survey to examine liberal values and attitudes among the following samples of South Africans: Afrikaans, English, ...

    • Power and integrated health care : shifting from governance to governmentality 

      Van Rensburg, Andre Janse; Rau, Asta; Fourie, Pieter; Bracke, Piet (Ubiquity Press, 2016)
      Integrated care occurs within micro, meso and macro levels of governance structures, which are shaped by complex power dynamics. Yet theoretically-led notions of power, and scrutiny of its meanings and its functioning, are ...

    • Religiosity in south Africa : trends among the public and elites 

      Kotze, Hennie; Loubser, Reinet (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2017)
      This article uses statistical data from the World Values Survey (WVS) and the South African Opinion Leader Survey to examine religiosity among the following samples of South Africans: Afrikaans, English, isiXhosa and isiZulu ...

    • Return of the city state? an assessment of city international relations 

      Beukman, Eduard Francois (University of Southern California, 2017)
      Cities have ever been part of the international relations system but have not been adequately examined by international relations theory as a subnational actor that can act independently of the nation-state. It has allowed ...

    • Social-ecological resilience and biosphere-based sustainability science 

      Folke, Carl; Biggs, Reinette; Norstrom, Albert V.; Reyers, Belinda; Rockstrom, Johan (Resilience Alliance, 2016)
      Humanity has emerged as a major force in the operation of the biosphere. The focus is shifting from the environment as externality to the biosphere as precondition for social justice, economic development, and sustainability. ...

    • Turning dread into capital : South Africa's AIDS diplomacy 

      Fourie, Pieter (BioMed Central, 2013-03)
      Summary: The article first describes the emergence and contemporary practice of health diplomacy; this is followed by a discussion of niche diplomacy, in particular as it applies to the foreign policy agendas of emerging ...