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  1. Assessing security measures at hotels : a case study from Gauteng
    Cebekhulu, Nomsa Pride, 2017-03-22T06:22:34Z
    This study is about assessing security measures in the hotel industry in Gauteng Province, South Africa. The researcher divided Gauteng into five regions (Mogale City; Tshwane; Central Johannesburg; Ekurhuleni; and Sedibeng). The researcher adopted the qualitative approach where one-on-one interview ...
  2. "Blessed with a curse?" linguistic constraints on the code-switching of bilingual Shona-Xhosa speakers in Cape Town
    Mambambo, John, 2017-03-22T08:03:31Z
    Completely couched in and steered by the qualitative research method, this study examines the linguistic constraints on the code-switching of the bilingual Shona-Xhosa speakers in Cape Town. The views of the key research participants obtained through participant observation, interviews and questionn ...
  3. The cultural social and political similarity of the Bafokeng, Bakuena and the Bataung lineages amongst the Sotho
    Monyakane, Thato Mabolaeng Maryanne, 2017-03-22T08:48:36Z
    The central argument that underpins this thesis is that the Bataung, Bafokeng and the Bakuena lineages are found across all the Basotho groups of Basotho (Southern Sotho), Batswana and Bapedi. The thesis concerns itself with the similarity of the Sotho groups, a topic that has seldom received a sust ...
  4. A study of independent reading in English as a foreign language (EFL) in Ethopian schools
    Metaferia, Tekle Ferede, 2017-03-22T09:05:52Z
    This study focused on independent EFL reading among Grade 11 students across public and non-public schools in Ethiopia. Students who practice independent reading develop a love for reading and ultimately become life-long self-initiated readers. Therefore, independent reading should be considered as ...
  5. Relationships between reading ability, vocabulary, reading attitudes and academic perfomance among form 5 learners in Swaziland"s public schools
    Nxumalo, Mlungisi Wellington, 2017-03-22T09:17:51Z
    It is well documented that reading plays a crucial role in success at school and beyond. Studies indicate that reading not only contributes to academic performance, but also enriches vocabulary. Positive reading attitudes and the will to read are factors that determine whether or not students read a ...
  6. Community participation in integrated development planning of the Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Municipality
    Molaba, Kgoadi Eric, 2017-03-22T09:24:32Z
    The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (Act 108 of 1996), section 152(1)(e) encourages the involvement of communities and community organisations in local government matters. The Municipal Systems Act (Act 32 of 2000) requires the municipality to develop a culture of municipal governance t ...
  7. The visual narrative relating to social perfomance of the Xhosa people during burial
    Potelwa, Siphe, 2017-03-22T09:25:06Z
    This study critiques the extravagant behaviour associated with burial practises of modern Xhosa people, with special focus on the Eastern Cape of South Africa. It uses human altruism, cultural conformism, and cooperative behaviour as the theories to explain why people do things they consider to be t ...
  8. Fashioning the gothic female body : the representation of women in three of Tim Burton"s films
    Smith, Julie Lynne, 2017-03-22T09:34:19Z
    This study explores the construction of the Gothic female body in three films by the director Tim Burton, specifically Batman Returns (1992), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) and Dark Shadows (2012). Through a deployment of Julia Kristeva’s theory of abjection, the intention is ...
  9. Coverage of the Fukushima crisis in the two major English-language newspapers in Japan : a critical analysis
    Finn-Maeda, Carey, 2017-03-22T10:05:55Z
    This study uses a mixed-method approach to analyse the coverage of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan’s two major English-language newspapers – The Japan Times and The Daily Yomiuri. Quantitative coding is combined with critical discourse analysis to determine whether the coverage was, overa ...