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  • The meaning of participation : reflections on our study 

    Hunt, Xanthe; Swartz, Leslie, 1955-; Braathen, Stine Hellum; Carew, Mark T.; Chiwaula, Mussa; Rohleder, Poul (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2021)
    In Chapter 1 we provided a discussion of participatory research as a method for doing research, and provided an outline of what we did in the research project upon which this book is based. In this final chapter, we reflect ...
  • Physical disability and masculinity : hegemony and exclusion 

    Swartz, Leslie; Mapumulo, Bongani; Rohleder, Poul (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2021)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this chapter, we will explore the intersections of disability and masculinity. We will look at how disability influences how men are viewed by others, and how men with disabilities view themselves as ...
  • Rosabelle’s story 

    Riese, Rosabelle (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2021)
    In this short chapter, Rosabelle, one of the project participants, writes a personal story about how sport had a hugely positive impact on her self-confidence, body image and ultimately her sense of sexuality. Rosabelle’s ...
  • Disability : the forgotten side of race science 

    Swartz, Leslie; Bantjes, Jason; Lourens, Heidi; Watermeyer, Brian (African Sun Media, 2020)
    The impetus for this book was an article, the first line of the abstract of which reads: “Colored women in South Africa have an increased risk for low cognitive functioning.”1 There is no question that the article ...
  • Race and health : dilemmas of the South African health researcher 

    Volmink, Jimmy; Hendricks, Lynn; Mazibuko, Lindokuhle; Swartz, Leslie (African Sun Media, 2020)
    We begin this chapter by discussing responses by members of our team to comments on articles submitted to major international journals focusing on health research. Recently, when one of our manuscripts was close to being ...
  • The stigmatisation of children living with FASD and their biological mothers 

    Olivier, Leana; Drotsky, Lian-Marie; Louw, Jaco (African Sun Media, 2020)
    The harmful consequences of alcohol exposure in utero are the most common cause of preventable intellectual disability (Gibbard, Wass, and Clarke 2003:72-76). It can lead to various sequelae collectively referred to as ...