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The military, war and society : ‘the achilles heel’ of sociology and the need for reflection
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-02)
Lindy Heinecken was formerly a researcher and Deputy Director of the Centre for Military Studies (CEMIS) at the South African Military Academy, where she worked for 17 years. Since 2006 she has been at the Department ...
Mussel and oyster culture in Saldanha Bay, South Africa : potential for sustainable growth, development and employment creation
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 ...
Military trade unions : a threat to national security …. Really?
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2017)
The opinion piece by Eric Z. Mnisi claiming that national security has been sacrificed at the altar of soldiers’ Constitutional rights to form and join trade unions is a claim often muted, not only in South Africa. In the ...
The military, war and society : the need for critical sociological engagement
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
Sociology offers a distinctive way of seeing and explaining the social world within which we live, as well as the events and institutions that shape it. Given this, it is surprising that the study of war by sociologists ...
Building resilience: the gendered effect of climate change on food security and sovereignty in Kakamega Kenya
Climate change is a global threat, affecting the food security and food sovereignty of many depending on agriculture for their livelihoods. This is even more pronounced in Kenya, given their over-reliance on rain-fed ...
Socio-economic and social capital assessment of Avian Park residents, Worcester
At the beginning of every academic year, the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology (hereafter Department), Stellenbosch University, takes Honours students on a research fieldtrip. The rationale is based on the ...