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  1. Livelihood strategies in rural areas of Makhoaseng village
    Lehlapa, Kgotsofalang, 2017, Nelson Mandela University
    Despite the establishment of local municipalities, rural villages are still under-developed. Under-development is an economic situation in which there are persistent discriminatory customary laws, high inequality, low levels of income and employment, low consumption, high dependence, weak community ...
  2. Understanding suicide: a psychobiographical study of Ian Kevin Curtis
    Kitching, Philip Herman, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    Psychobiography can be viewed as the re-writing of an individual‟s life story previously undetected. In general, it consists of a combination of two central elements: biography and psychological theory, which aim to explain the particular individual‟s psychological development. This particular study ...
  3. Analysis of a South African cyber-security awareness campaign for schools using interdisciplinary communications frameworks
    Leppan, Claudette, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    To provide structure to cyber awareness and educational initiatives in South Africa, Kortjan and Von Solms (2014) developed a five-layer cyber-security awareness and education framework. The purpose of the dissertation is to determine how the framework layers can be refined through the integration o ...
  4. The influence of corporatization on the professional identity of community pharmacists
    Kubashe, Nomachina Theopatra, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    As a potential main player in the primary health care sector and the impending National Health Insurance (NHI), community pharmacists could make a significant contribution to easing the health care burden in South Africa. Recent legislative and organizational changes related to the corporatization o ...
  5. A proposed schema for the conditions of creativity in fine art studio practice
    Belluigi, Dina Zoe, 2013
    Drawing from creativity and art research, this paper proposes a schema for the conditions for creativity in fine art studio practice. Discussion focuses on how the triad of creative person, artmaking process, and artwork is constructed, and the situating of this creative triad within an enabling env ...
  6. Academic literacy and the decontextualised learner
    Boughey, Chrissie, 2016
    The literacy practices that are valued in the university emerge from specific disciplinary histories yet students are often expected to master these as if they were common sense and natural. This article argues that the autonomous model of literacy, which sees language use as the application of a se ...
  7. Do indigenous street trees promote more biodiversity than alien ones? evidence using mistletoes and birds in South Africa
    Shackleton, Charlie, 2016
    Trees in urban landscapes provide a range of ecosystem services, including habitat, refugia,food, and corridors for other fauna and flora. However, there is some debate whether the richness and abundance of other biodiversity supported is influenced by the provenance of trees, i.e., native or non-na ...
  8. Comparison of taxation reforms regarding retirement funding between South Africa and the United Kingdom
    Kruger, Leander, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    The purpose of this study was to review the provision of public and private retirement funding in both South Africa and the United Kingdom and the role of taxation in encouraging greater private provision for retirement. The study described the basis of taxation and determination of ‘taxable income’ ...
  9. The effect of an exercise programme on the health and well-being of people living with HIV in a rural community of the Eastern Cape
    Lotter, Jennifer, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    The primary aim of this study was to determine the effect of an 11-week combined progressive resistance exercise and aerobic exercise programme on the health and well-being of a group of participants sampled from an HIV positive rural population. The study was exploratory and quasi-experimental in n ...
  10. Effectiveness of school governing bodies in rural schools of Ngcobo district
    Lugalo, Simo, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    This study focused on school governing bodies in the rural schools in Ngcobo. In this study, the researcher established that in rural schools, parent members of school governing bodies are still reluctant, or ill equipped to do their duty as governors of the schools. They rely on what the principals ...