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  1. HIV/AIDS and discourses of stigma and denial: The interventive nature of music performance
    Vokwana, Thembela, 2014-07-25T13:32:53Z
    Discourses and general knowledge about HIV/AIDS filter down to the general population through the authoritative language of science and medicine, but various other role players also feature in such knowledge production. These include religious bodies, governments, and the general public. Each has ...
  2. A discourse analysis of the collective memory constructed in the Fietas Public Art Project
    Hu, Binjun, 2014-07-25T13:43:56Z
    This research report is a selective examination of the impact of the Fietas mural project which commemorates the apartheid-era forced removals of residents from Fietas in Johannesburg on members of the affected community. It begins with a consideration of the concept of collective memory, alludin ...
  3. Animation as a medium of socio-cultural critique: thematic development in Hayao Miyazaki"s Spirited Away (2001)
    Stucki, Tracy, 2014-07-25T13:47:27Z
    With the development of cinema into the digital era, animation has gradually moved into the centre of live-action films mainly due to its capacities to enhance spectacle, which is a very limited and superficial use of the medium. It is consequently necessary to explore its abilities further in order ...
  4. A critical analysis of media discourse on black elite conspicuous consumption: The case of Kenny Kunene
    Morwe, Kgalalelo Lebogang, 2014-07-25T13:53:26Z
    This study analyses the representations of the ‘new’ black elite’s conspicuous consumption using Kenny Kunene as an exemplary case study. It examines how the media represents the black elite; whether it condemns or celebrates their consumption. Using the qualitative methodology of Critical Discourse ...
  5. Seeking goals in the urban estuary : how a personal migrant subjectivity is reified into productive strategies and generative social effects.
    O"Keefe, Peter, 2014-07-28T05:53:58Z
    Using a micro-level frame of analysis, and working from in-depth interviews in Johannesburg"s migrant-rich ‘urban estuaries,’ this research report considers participants’ personal, subjective, understanding of their own migrant-ness. The paper argues that theirs is a migrant subjectivity linked to t ...
  6. Co-constructing the "good mother" in doctor-mother-paediatric patient interactions.
    Harrison-Train, Candice, 2014-07-28T09:52:08Z
    This study employs conversation analysis (CA) and membership categorization analysis (MCA) in an exploration of the interactional organization of talk between doctors and the mothers (or the female guardians acting as “proxy mothers”) of HIV-positive child patients being treated at a paediatric ...
  7. Modelling and forecasting volatility of JSE sectoral indices: a Model Confidence Set exercise
    Song, Matthew, 2014-07-29T11:50:38Z
    Volatility plays an important role in option pricing and risk management. It is crucial that volatility is modelled as accurately as possible in order to forecast with confidence. The challenge is in the selection of the ‘best’ model with so many available models and selection criteria. The Model ...
  8. South Africa"s policy on civilian participation in post conflict peace building: Burundi 2001-2008
    Mtshali, Nozizwe Lucia, 2014-07-29T11:56:15Z
    The South African policy for peace missions is found in the 1999 “White Paper on South African Participation in International Peace Missions” of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation1. The White Paper adopts a comprehensive approach for the creation of peace in conflict and post ...
  9. The IPO performance of companies listed on the JSE alternative exchange
    Mashaba, Thuthuka, 2014-07-29T12:02:10Z
    The listing of firms on stock exchanges does not only provide these firms with the opportunity to raise long-term equity capital, it also allows for investors to participate in the primary and secondary equity markets. Traditionally executed through Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), listings were pre ...