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  1. The influence of Acadia Mearnsii invasion on soil properties in the Kouga Mountains, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    Van der Waal, Benjamin Wentsel, 2009
    The invasion of Acacia mearnsii in the Kouga catchment, Eastern Cape, South Africa, has various negative impacts on the ecosystem. These impacts include: reduced species richness, increased water use, increased nutrients and increased N cycling rates. The native shrubby fynbos vegetation has adap ...
  2. Correction, addition and deletion : memory and its function in creating "visual narratives" (and identity) in photographic art
    Geyer, Xanthe Amanda, 2009
    With this dissertation I propose to investigate critical theories dealing with memory and its role in photography. The function of memory is a well discussed and analysed topic within the ambit of historical research. Drawing from theoretical texts by critical theorists, namely, Roland Barthes, Anne ...
  3. Unearthed : personifications of widowhood and acts of memory : volume 1 and 2
    Arbi, Linda Margaret, 2009
    By researching visual traditions of representing widows in relation to a social role, I explore how these may be related to processes of mourning and memory. My study begins with an historical reading and, along with an analysis of Renaissance widow portraiture, I trace the experiences of widows in ...
  4. National identity and nation-building in post-apartheid South Africa
    Stinson, Andrew Todd, 2010
    Throughout South Africa‟s post-Apartheid history, the ANC-led government has undertaken a distinct nation- building program in pursuit of “a truly united, democratic and prosperous South Africa” (ANC, 2007). This is reflected in a two-pronged approach, coupling political and socio-economic transform ...
  5. The development and evaluation of a programme to promote sensitive pscyhotherapeutic practice with gay men and lesbians
    Coetzee, Catherine Anne, 2009
    Clinical psychology’s relevance and future viability depend on its ability to render services that are relevant and sensitive to multicultural and minority issues. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people are one such group that professional psychology – both in South Africa and abroad - has ...
  6. The relationship between bank concentration and the interest rate pass through in selected African countries
    Mangwengwende, Tadiwanashe Mukudzeyi, 2010
    Given the importance of monetary policy in the operation of a successful modern economy and the use of official interest rates as tools in its implementation, this study investigates the implications of changing bank concentration on the operation of the Interest Rate Pass Through (IRPT) of officia ...
  7. An exploration of school-community links in enabling environmental learning through food growing : a cross-cultural study
    Kohly, Nicolette, 2010
    Agricultural and educational researchers recognize the critical value of an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to education in building a food-secure world, reducing poverty, and conserving and enhancing natural resources. However, schools generally contribute little to communities in the contex ...
  8. An investigation of the role of principals in promoting computer usage in selected Namibian schools
    Katulo, Mighty Masiku, 2009
    Globalisation and technology change have created a new global economy fuelled by information and driven by knowledge. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have been touted as potential powerful tools for enabling educational change and reform. Namibia is among those countries that have ...
  9. Spatial and temporal patterns in the hyperbenthic community structure in a permanently open Eastern Cape estuary, South Africa
    Heyns, Elodie R., 2009
    The spatial and temporal (seasonal and diel) patterns in the hyperbenthic community structure (>500 μm) was investigated in the warm temperate, permanently open Kariega Estuary situated along the south-eastern coastline of South Africa. Spatial and seasonal patterns in the hyperbenthic community st ...