Browsing Research Articles (Sociology and Social Anthropology) by Title

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    • Ageing in a plural society 

      Cilliers, S. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1976-07)
      The differential position and involvement of the aged in each population group in the Republic of South Africa are illustrated on the basis of an analysis of the age structure of the population, sex ratios, life expectancy, ...

    • Applying the nominal group technique in an employment relations conflict situation : a case study of a university maintenance section in South Africa 

      Van Der Waal, Cornelis (Kees) S.; Uys, Josephine (Tina) M. (AOSIS Publishing, 2009-09)
      After a breakdown in employment relations in the maintenance section of a higher education institution, the authors were asked to intervene in order to try and solve the employment relations conflict situation. It was ...

    • A bibliometric analysis of South Africa’s scientific outputs : some trends and implications 

      Kahn, Micheal (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-02)
      The paper examines the change in volume of South African publications as indexed to the Web of Science over the periods 1990–1994 and 2004–2008. It was noted that publication volumes have increased sharply even while the ...

    • Coloured migration in the Cape region at the beginning of the 21th century 

      Bekker, Simon; Cramer, Joseph (SUN MeDIA Bloemfontein -- University of the Free State -- UFS, 2003)
      INTRODUCTION: During the twentieth century, the port of Cape Town transformed itself from a town of some 150 000 to a city of 3 million. Before this period, different cultural traits of in-migrating and resident groups had ...

    • A comparative analysis of passive constructions in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa : Grammar and acquisition 

      Potgieter, Anneke Perold (Stellenbosch University, Department of Linguistics, 2017)
      Whilst literature on the acquisition of passive constructions by speakers of European languages abounds, there is a dearth of grammatical descriptions of passive constructions in (especially South) African languages that ...

    • The decline of academic bilingualism in South Africa : a case study 

      Hill, Lloyd B. (Springer, 2009-10)
      Language policies in South African higher education were formalized between 2000 and 2002, just prior to a major restructuring of the higher education system. During this period institutions of higher learning were ...

    • Environmental conflict and its resolution : the case of invasive alien species management in Cape Town, South Africa 

      Caetano, Laura Diandra (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In a country as biologically diverse as South Africa, it is of critical importance to ensure that effective invasive alien species (IAS) management strategies are in place. The underlying though crucial ...

    • Football as code : the social diffusion of soccer in South Africa 

      Hill, Lloyd B. (RoutledgeTaylor & Francis Group, 2010-03)
      This essay explores the processes associated with the emergence of rugby and soccer as distinct ‘sporting codes’ in South Africa. Beginning with an elaboration of the concept of ‘sporting code’, the author traces in broad ...

    • From the ocean to outer space – and almost everything in between 

      Hart, Tim G. B. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
      No abstract available

    • Health policy and integrated mental health care in the SADC region : strategic clarification using the Rainbow Model 

      Janse Van Rensburg, Andre; Fourie, Pieter (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: Mental illness is a well-known challenge to global development, particularly in low-to-middle income countries. A key health systems response to mental illness is different models of integrated health care, ...

    • Household language, residential segregation and social mobility : continuity and change in eThekwini, South Africa 

      Bekker, Simon; Hill, Lloyd (Union for African Population Studies, 2016)
      This article uses South African census data for 1996, 2001 and 2011 to explore the relationship between language and social mobility in the metropolitan region of eThekwini (including what was previously known as Durban). ...

    • 'I don’t want to go back to the farm' : a case study of Working for Water beneficiaries 

      Hough, Jan A.; Prozesky, Heidi E. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013-09-20)
      In addition to clearing invasive alien plants, the Working for Water (WfW) Programme, as a South African government public works programme, provides short-term employment and training to empower the poor in finding alternative ...

    • Language and status on the limits of language planning 

      Hill, Lloyd (SPIL, 2010)
      'Language status' is a concept that has been central to South African language policy debates since the early days of the negotiated transition, which culminated in the 1996 Constitutional commitment to developing eleven ...

    • Language, residential space and inequality in Cape Town : broad-brush profiles and trends 

      Hill, Lloyd; Bekker, Simon (Union for African Population Studies, 2014-05)
      This article uses South African census data for 1996, 2001 and 2011 to explore the relationship between language and demographic change in the metropolitan region of Cape Town. We begin with a conceptual and methodological ...

    • Mussel and oyster culture in Saldanha Bay, South Africa : potential for sustainable growth, development and employment creation 

      Olivier, David; Heinecken, Lindy; Jackson, Sue (Springer, 2013-02)
      Worldwide declines in fish stocks have a significant impact on the livelihoods of coastal fishing communities as jobs are lost and alternative forms of employment are limited. Mariculture (marine aquaculture) is considered ...

    • Proceedings of the 4th World Conference on Research Integrity 

      O’Brien, Susan Patricia; Chan, Danny; Leung, Frederick; Ko, Eun Jung; Kwak, Jin Sun; Gwon, TaeHwan; Lee, Ji Min; Lee, Min-Ho; Nolte, Helga; Gommel, Michael; Sponholz, Gerlinde; Krastev, Yordanka; Sandiran, Yamini; Connell, Julia; Solomon, Nicky; Krasovec, Ursa Opara; Sribar, Renata; Martinson, Brian C.; Thrush, Carol R.; Gunsalus, C. K.; Oransky, Ivan; Marcus, Adam; Graf, Chris; Warne, Verity; Wates, Edward; Joshua, Sue; Roig, Miguel; Mumford, Michael; Deschenes, Mylene; Olivier, Catherine; Dupras-Leduc, Raphaelle; Hammatt, Zoe; Tamot, Raju; Parker, Robin; Ricard, Cynthia; Nguyen-Khoa, Loc; Titus, Sandra; Jensen, Karsten K.; Godecharle, Simon; Nemery, Ben; Dierickx, Kris; Gjerris, Mickey; Eriksen, Marion Laird; Hoej, Jeppe B.; Steneck, Nicholas H.; Nebeker, Camille; Kalichman, Michael; Booen, Elizabeth Mejia; Pacheco, Blanca A; Giacinto, Rebeca Espinosa; Castaneda, Sheila; Li, Ding; Chen, Qiong; Zhu, Guoli; Sun, Zhonghe; Abbasi, Badaruudin; Ganguly, Parthasarathi; Ganguly, Barna; Bonn, Noemie Aubert; Dierickx, Kris; Godecharle, Simon; Bourcier, Daniele; Borde, Jacques; Leduc, Michele; Chou, Chien; Pan, Sophia Jui-An; Tiefenauer, LouisXaver; Barr, Daniel; Taylor, Paul; Horn, Lyn Margaret; Poff, Deborah; Mavrinac, Martina; Brumini, Gordana; Petrovecki, Mladen; Santos, Christiane Coelho; Vasconcelos, Sonia; Lammey, Rachael; Hartgerink, Chris; Van Assen, Marcel; Wicherts, Jelte; Hauge, Hanne Silje; Manka, Aaron; Iturrizaga, Raffael; Foeger, Nicole; Lescano, A. R; Lanata, Claudio; Vasquez, Gissella; Mariana, Leguia; Silva, Marita; Kasper, Mathew; Montero, Claudia; Bausch, Daniel; Lescano, Andres G.; Blom, Fenneke; Bouter, Lex; Lategan, Laetus O. K.; Manaia, Gustavo F.; McCormack, Wayne T.; Allen, William L.; Connelly, Shane; Crites, Joshua; Engler, Jeffrey; Freedman, Victoria; Garvan, Cynthia W.; Haidet, Paul; Hockensmith, Joel; McElroy, William; Sander, Erik; Volpe, Rebecca; Verderame, Michael F.; Krstic, Snezana; Handy, Louise; Schaller-Demers, Debra; Taylor, Paul; Barr, Daniel; Lerouge, Inge; Cielen, Gerard; Schoofs, Liliane; Marusic, Ana; Squazzoni, Flaminio; Vaux, David; Al-Wazzan, Khalid; Alorainy, Ibrahim; Graf, Chris; Warne, Verity; O’Brien, Nolan; Guerin, Suzanne; Dodd, Philip; Wells, Frank; Blewett, Catherine; Litto, Fredric M.; De Lecuona, Itziar; Lofstrom, Erika; Maes, Katrien; Dierickx, Kris; Bonn, Noemie; Godecharle, Simon; Peatfield, Tony; Boehme, Olivier; Caporale, Cinzia; Fanelli, Daniele; Carfora, John; Strauss, Eric; Lynn, William; De Bruyn, Dieter; Nele, Bracke; De Gelder, Katrien; Van Der Burght, Stefanie; e Silva, Jose R. L.; Vasconcelos, Sonia M. R.; Ingierd, Helene; Frankel, Mark; Vasgird, Daniel; Bird, Stephanie; Yarborough, Mark; Alorainy, Ibrahim; Al-Wazzan, Khalid; Garner, Harold; Campo-Engelstein, Lisa; Master, Zubin; Smith, Elise; Resnik, David; Williams-Jones, Bryn; Malicki, Mario; Utrobicic, Ana; Marusic, Ana; Fanelli, Daniele; Ioannidis, John P. A.; Ter Riet, Gerben; Walley, Tom; Bouter, Lex M.; Van der Steen, Jenny; Bouter, Lex; Vasconcelos, Sonia; Sorenson, Martha; Prosdocimi, Francisco; Masuda, Hatisaburo; Watanabe, Edson; Pinto, Jose C.; Palacios, Marisa; e Silva, Jose L.; Leta, Jacqueline; Vieyra, Adalberto; Pinto, Andre; Sant’Ana, Mauricio; Shinkai, Rosemary; Yudin, Boris; Verges, Etienne; Brun-Wauthier, Anne-Sophie; Vial, Geraldine; Vinther, Torkild; Bahr, Volker; Kalichman, Michael; Plemmons, Dena; Davies, Rebecca L.; Laube, Katrina; Scheopner, Cynthia; Galland, John; Maisonneuve, Herve; Decullier, Evelyne; Noble, Brian; Gilis, Anja; Gallacher, David J.; Lavrijssen, Tom; David, Malwitz; Dasgupta, Malini; Mols, Hans; Savard, Tony; Mah, Eric; Wager, Elizabeth; Kleinert, Sabine; Kiermer, Veronique; Hufton, Andrew; Clyne, Melanie; Vasconcelos, Sonia; Almeida, Renan M.; Fontes-Pereira, Aldo; Catelani, Fernanda; Rocha, Karina; Iorns, Elizabeth; Gunn, William; Leduc, Michele; Letellier, Lucienne; Malherbe, Cornelia; Kamata, Takehito; Enebakk, Vidar; Penrod, Lynn; Nørgaard, Thomas; Elverdam, Charlotte; Fassin, Yves; Fekken, Cynthia; Adam, Jamal; Anderson, Melissa S.; Wicherts, Jelte; Buttliere, Brett; Groves, Trish; Shanahan, Daniel; Simera, Iveta; Kirtley, Shona; Villanueva, Eleana; Struthers, Caroline; MacCarthy, Angela; Altman, Douglas; Grebenshchikova, Elena; Greene, Bronwyn; Rohr, Ted; Simera, Iveta; Shanahan, Daniel; Harriman, Stephanie; Groves, Trish; Struthers, Caroline; Varantola, Krista; Nolte, Helga; Opara, Ursa; Vinther, Torkild; Wager, Elizabeth; Nørgaard, Thomas; Rokne, Jon; Setti, Gianluca; MacPherson, Gordon; Hazelkorn, Ellen; Smith, Carthage; McLaughlin, Robert H.; Martins, Tatiana D.; Tanimoto, Tetsuya; Steneck, Nicholas; Fanelli, Daniele; Kalleberg, Ragnvald; Hussein, Tajammul; Sun, Ping; Tzeng, Ovid; Varantola, Krista; Zimmerman, Susan; Shinkai, Rosemary; Lescano, Roxana; Heitman, Elizabeth; Nieto, Maria Andrea Rocio del Pilar Contreras; Alorainy, Ibrahim; Al-Wazzan, Khalid; Chou, Chien; Pan, Sophia J.; Fong, Eric; Wilhite, Al; Groves, Trish; Motta-Roth, Desiree; Tijdink, Joeri; Smulders, Yvo; Lategan, Laetus O. K.; Mumford, Michael; Steele, Logan; Watts, Logan; Johnson, James; Connelly, Shane; Williams, Lee; Ter Riet, Gerben; Amini, Sufia; Hooft, Lotty; Kilicoglu, Halil; Van Seters, Janneke; Eijsackers, Herman; Voragen, Fons; Van der Zijpp, Akke; Brom, Frans; Abbasi, Badaruddin; Almasoud, Naif N.; Labuschagne, Adri; Severinsen, Johanne; Engh, Espen; Alani, Daham I.; Jusoff, H. J. Kamaruzaman; Gordon, Anita; Harton, Helen C.; De Bruyn, Dieter; Van Der Burght, Stefanie; Rocha, Karina de Albuquerque; De Vasconcelos, Sonia M. R.; Matandika, Limbanazo; Prata, Aline Carolina de Oliveira Machado; Neff, Mark W.; Fanelli, Daniele; Costas, Rodrigo; Lariviere, Vincent; Filho, Douglas L. G.; Guedes, Diego O.; Bahr, Volker; Keller, Niklas; Feufel, Markus; Offenhauser, Nikolas; Kowalczuk, Maria K.; Moylan, Elizabeth C.; Speanburg, Katie; Dasgupta, Malini; Lubomirski, Mariusz; Lavrijssen, Tom; Malwitz, David; Gallacher, David; Gillis, Anja; Marques, Maria Betania de Freitas; Amâncio, Laressa L.; Fernandes, Raphaela D.; Patrocinio, Oliveira; Rech, Claudia M. C. B.; Marques, Maria Betania de Freitas; Rech, Claudia M. C. B.; Sousa, Adriana N.; Garcia, Leila P; Harriman, Stephanie; Patel, Jigisha; Lada, Farida; Di Capua, Giuseppe; Peppoloni, Silvia; DuBois, James M.; Chibnall, John; Van Der Wall, Jillon; DuBois, James M.; Chibnall, John; Van Der Wall, Jillon; Tait, Raymond; Holen, Jacob; Johannessen, Adele F.; Ellefsen, Torunn; Rech, Claudia; Sousa, Adriana; Marques, Maria Betania de Freitas; Peppoloni, Silvia; Di Capua, Giuseppe; Beranzoli, Laura; Beirao, Paulo S. L.; Zimmerman, Susan; Kleinert, Sabine; Marusic, Ana; Anderson, Melissa S.; Bouter, Lex (Biomed CentralPublisher's version, 2016-07)
      These Proceedings contain the abstracts of the presentations given at the 4th World Conference in concurrent sessions, partner symposia, and poster sessions. Also included are summaries of the discussions in three focus ...

    • Reading Zimbabwe's structural and political violence through the trope of the unnameable and unnamed in Brian Chikwava’s Harare North 

      Siziba, Gugulethu (AOSIS Publishing, 2017-02-24)
      This article reads Zimbabwe’s structural and physical violence which extends to the country’s diaspora through Brian Chikwava’s novel Harare North (2009). The central argument the article makes is that the unnamed narrator ...

    • Reflections on the 1862 football match in Port Elizabeth 

      Hill, Lloyd B. (South African journal for research in sport, physical education and recreation, 2011)
      The oldest recorded football match in South Africa was played in Port Elizabeth on 24 May 1862. This article explores the available evidence for this match before moving on to a more general discussion of three broader ...

    • The rehabilitation of incarcerated child offenders : challenges faced by social welfare officers in Zambia 

      Muyobela, Tamara Aggie; Strydom, Marianne (Stellenbosch University, Department of Social Work, 2017)
      A large number of children worldwide are detained. Social workers are rendering services to these children with the aim of rehabilitating them and reducing recidivism. This study aimed to identify the challenges experienced ...