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  1. The underreporting of sexual violence against women in the Camdeboo
    Luyt, D. P., 2008
    This thesis examines the underreporting of sexual violence against women in the Camdeboo. It is based on a survey of 971 women living in the Camdeboo aged fifteen and older. The thesis considers, with reference to relevant secondary literature, methodological issues pertinent to conducting survey re ...
  2. Constructing the intellectually disabled person as a subject of education: a discourse analysis using Q-methodology
    Mckenzie, J.A., 2010
    The education of intellectually disabled (ID) people is constructed within mass education systems as a problem requiring specialised intervention, separation from “normal” school contexts and the application of professional expertise. A social model of disability resists these practices from a human ...
  3. Bond market development in emerging economies : a case study of the Bond Exchange of South Africa (BESA)
    Hove, T., 2009
    This study looks at the development of bond markets in emerging economies and focuses on the development of the Bond Exchange of South Africa (BESA). It explores the history, structure, performance and key issues related to the development of this market within the broader context of domestic, regio ...
  4. Comparing and contrasting liberal, communitarian and feminist approaches to resolving tensions between customary and constitutional law : the case of polygamy in Swaziland
    Manson, K.E., 2009
    Tensions between the individual rights and freedoms found in constitutional bills of rights and the traditionally prescribed social roles and positions articulated in African customary law systems have often been characterised as tensions between communitarian and liberal philosophies. In particu ...
  5. The conservation and management of freshwater fishes in the Greater Addo Elephant National Park
    Traas, G. R. L., 2009
    Freshwater fish are the most imperilled vertebrate group with a high projected extinction rate. In general, the world’s freshwater ichthyofauna is in a poor state and is threatened by habitat destruction, pollution, the effects of alien species, damming, water extraction and overfishing. Within Sou ...
  6. "A dark revolt of being" : abjection, sacrifice and the real in performance art, with reference to the works of Peter van Heerden and Steven Cohen
    Balt, C., 2009
    This thesis is an exploration of some of the defining characteristics of performance art, and an investigation of how such characteristics relate to ritual. It highlights some key notions, such as that of the “Real” and the live, which are introduced in the first chapter. This chapter explores the t ...
  7. Characterisation of the plasmodium falciparum Hsp40 chaperones and their partnerships with Hsp70
    Botha, M., 2009
    Central to this research, 40 kDa Heat shock proteins (Hsp40s) are known to partner (or cochaperone) 70 kDa Heat shock proteins (Hsp70s), facilitating the selection and transfer of protein substrate to Hsp70 and the stimulation of the protein folding ability of Hsp70. Members of the diverse Hsp70-Hsp ...
  8. Critical reflective teaching practice in three mathematics teachers
    Luwango, L., 2009
    This qualitative study reports on critical reflective teaching by three mathematics teachers and how it shapes their classroom practice. The study was carried out in three secondary schools in Rundu in northern Namibia. The study employed a case study method. The selection of teachers was based on t ...
  9. A book history study of Michael Radford"s filmic production William Shakespeare"s The Merchant of Venice
    Green, B. R. H., 2009
    Falling within the ambit of the Department of English Literature but with interdisciplinary scope and method, the research undertaken in this thesis examines Michael Radford’s 2004 film production William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice using the Book History approach to textual study. Previous ...
  10. The "other" Africans : re-examining representations of sexuality in the work of Nicholas Hlobo and Zanele Muholi
    Makhubu, N. , 2009
    Nicholas Hlobo, a sculptor and performance artist, and Zanele Muholi, a photographer and activist, explore different ways of representing sexuality, particularly homosexuality. It is extremely difficult to discuss African sexuality in light of the stain of colonial attitudes that have exoticised and ...