• New interventions and sustainable solutions : reappraising illegal artisanal mining in South Africa 

      Mkhize, Mbekezeli Comfort (University of Cape Town, Centre of Criminology, 2018)
      Despite being recognised as a significant contributor in the South African economy, the mining industry is riddled with illegal mining activities. Though it remains difficult to precisely measure the extent of the activities ...
    • Military environmental literacy in the South African army 

      Smit, H. A. P.; Van der Merwe, J. H. (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2018)
      Traditional military activities, such as fighting wars, are inherently destructive. Modern militaries undertake a diverse range of military activities, use large areas for military training and operational purposes, and ...
    • The Life Esidimeni crisis : why a neoliberal agenda leaves no room for the mentally ill 

      Ornellas, Abigail; Engelbrecht, Lambert K. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Social Work, 2018)
      This article makes the case for the fields of social work and community psychology to contribute to psychosocial humanitarian interventions in the global South. Many countries in the majority world face humanitarian crises, ...
    • Evidence-based practice in child protection services : do we have time for this? 

      Shiller, Ulene; Strydom, Marianna (Stellenbosch University, Department of Social Work, 2018)
      South Africa is experiencing a high incidence of child abuse and neglect. The care and protection of children require of social workers to deliver child protection services including compiling reports for Children’s Court ...
    • Christian ethics in South Africa : liberal values among the public and elites 

      Kotze, Hennie; Loubser, Reinet (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 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, ...
    • Caregiver burden as depicted by family caregivers of persons with physical disabilities 

      Muller-Kluits, Noreth; Slabbert, Ilze (Stellenbosch University, Department of Social Work, 2018)
      South Africa is experiencing a high incidence of child abuse and neglect. The care and protection of children require of social workers to deliver child protection services including compiling reports for Children’s Court ...
    • Academics at three African universities on the perceived utilisation of their research 

      Boshoff, N.; Esterhuyse, H.; Wachira-Mbui, D. N.; Owoaje, E. T.; Nyandwi, T.; Mutarindwa, S. (HESA, 2018)
      his article contributes to emerging knowledge on the utilisation of university research in sub-Saharan Africa. A survey was conducted comprising 463 academics at three African universities: the University of Ibadan (Nigeria), ...