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    • Paradigm shifts, South African Defence Policy and the South African National Defence Force: From here to where? 

      Vreӱ, F. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      Elements of Kuhn's theory on scientific revolutions and its applicability to the political domain also promote explanations of military change. In this regard, changes in the South African defence realm during the past ...

    • Paradoxical reproduction and body size in the rock lizard, Agama atra atra, in Namaqualand, South Africa 

      Mouton, P. le F.N.; Herselman, Y.M. (Open Journal Systems, 1994)
      The rock lizard Agama atra atra from Namaqualand differs in both body size and reproduction from other populations of this species occurring elsewhere in southern Africa. Both sexes from Namaqualand are significantly ...

    • The pastoral church as a space for healing and reconciliation 

      Thesnaar, C.H. (Open Journal Systems, 2010)
      People experience healing and reconciliation in spaces outside of their congregations. This causes them to grapple with the question: Why they do not experience healing and reconciliation within their own local congregations? ...

    • Paul and power: Framing claims. 

      Punt, J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-04)
      Evidently an important theme in the Pauline letters, discussions of the nature, scope and function of power have given rise to a wide range of explanations and interpretative positions. Engaging the rich diversity regarding ...

    • Peace, Profit or Plunder: The privatization of security in war torn African societies 

      Vreӱ, F. (Open Journal Systems, 2000)
      This publication is about a theme that is presently a rising issue of concern on the national security agendas of states and other bodies grappling with security issues. This concern takes place against the tendency of an ...

    • Peacekeeping in Africa: Capabilities and Culpabilities 

      Nel, A. (Open Journal Systems, 2000)
      African states increasingly carry the responsibility for the promotion and maintenance of peace and security on the African continent. This book provides a detailed discussion on the efforts made by African states to do ...

    • Perceived Fairness of Disciplinary Procedures in the Public Service Sector: An Exploratory Study 

      van der Bank, Louis; Engelbrecht, Amos S.; Strümpher, Johanita (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2008)
      The objective of this study was twofold: Firstly, to explore and describe the perceived fairness of a disciplinary procedure in the workplace and, secondly, to develop guidelines that could be used by managers to provide ...

    • Perseus on Poetic (In)digestion 

      Zietsman, J. C. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      As a satirist, Persius is strongly opposed to the grand themes of epic and tragedy. In the first 29 lines of Satire 5 (cast in the form of a dialogue between the poet and his friend, Cornutus), Persius is mainly concerned ...

    • Pirrhiese Oorwinning: Die Oorlog in Kosovo 

      Scholtz, L.; Scholtz, I. (Open Journal Systems, 1999)
      Net soos elke historiese gebeurtenis is elke oorlog uniek. Tog vertoon die oorlog in Kosovo soveel eienskappe wat totaal afwyk van feitlik elke vorige oorlog in die geskiedenis dat dit die moeite kan loon om dit van nader ...

    • Planning the safe transit of a ship through a mapped minefield 

      Bekker, J.F.; Schmid, J.P. (Open Journal Systems, 2006)
      Sea minefields obstructing naval missions have to be breached with minimum effort and acceptable risk. With the advent of autonomous mapping, it is feasible to have high quality information of obstructing sea minefields ...

    • Plant nematodes in South Africa. 7. A check list of plant nematodes from the Fynbos Biome, with a description of Helicotylenchus curatus sp. n. 

      Marais, M.; Van Den Berg, E.; Swart, A.; Tiedt, L. R. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004)
      Plant nematodes recorded during surveys in the Fynbos Biome are listed and a new Helicotylenchus species is described. Helicotylenchus curatus sp. n. is characterised by stylet length (42-46 μm in females, 37-40 μm in ...

    • The possibilities of a modelling perspective for school mathematics 

      Wessels, D. C. J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-12)
      The fi ndings of the international TIMSS investigations of a few years ago into the position and application of problem solving strategies in school mathematics in about 50 countries caused serious concern globally. ...

    • The Potential of Teacher Development with Geometer’s Sketchpad 

      Stols, G.; Mji, A.; Wessels, D. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2008-12)
      In this paper we document the advantages of utilising technology to enhance teachers’ instructional activities. In particular we showcase the potential and impact that the use of Geometer’s Sketchpad may have on the teaching ...

    • Poverty alleviation versus the redress of inequality? 

      Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010-10)
      The recent public sector strike has rightly prompted questions about appropriate levels of remuneration, both within this sector and beyond. To many, demanding increases above inflation in the midst of a recession appears ...

    • Powering Africa 

      Meincken, Martina (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-02)
      Africa, as a developing continent, is in a position to learn from the mistakes of the developed world. In terms of energy production, instead of trying to meet its requirements with fossil fuels alone, it should aim to ...

    • Preface 

      Altmayer, Claus; Wolff, H. Ekkehard (Open Journal Systems, 2009)
      This publication is evidence of a highly successful international research collaboration initiative that took place over the last two years between African alumnae and alumni and academics in Africa and in Germany within ...

    • Preface to Volume 20(1) 

      van Vuuren, J.H.; Visagie, Stephan E. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
      At the 33rd ORSSA conference held in Pretoria, in September 2003, the management team of ORiON underwent a restructuring. Jan van Vuuren (of the Department of Applied Mathematics at Stellenbosch University) was elected ...

    • A procurement decision model for a video rental store — A case study 

      Kok, B.J.; Bekker, J.F. (Open Journals Systems, 2007)
      A procurement decision model for a video rental store is presented in this paper. The model is based on inventory management, but many classical inventory management principles are inappropriate since the commodities ...

    • A proposed regulatory framework for road and rail freight transport in South Africa 

      Pienaar, W. J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2007-12)
      The increase in the number of freight vehicles on South Africa’s rural road network has received substantial attention. Insinuations persist that long-distance road freight haulage is of a somewhat unsavoury economic ...

    • The protection of biological diversity by using the variation in sensitivity of species for toxic substances 

      Reinecke, A. J.; Reinecke, S. A. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004)
      Efforts to develop generally applicable criteria or standards for environmental quality for the purpose of protecting South Africa’s rich biodiversity are normally hampered by the fact that species can differ considerably ...