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Development deficiency in the midst of abundance : indigenous knowledge and development in the communities of Mpembeni and Mdletsheni abutting Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.
The state of the environment in South Africa is deteriorating and the province of KwaZulu-Natal is no exception to the situation. KwaZulu Natal is experiencing soil erosion, has inadequate policies for environmental ...
Do cumulative mild head injuries in rugby affect neuropsychological performance? : a comparative study between club rugby players and non-contact sport athletes.
Context: Concussion is a major sports medicine concern that is currently under scrutinisation worldwide. Well-publicised cases of careers ending due to multiple concussions, and the potential for permanent, disabling ...
An investigation and identification of indigenous science understandings among Zulu community elders and the impact of these understandings on the Zulu secondary school learners.
A lot of scholars have alluded to the existence of indigenous knowledge among community elders. The purpose of this study was to explore existence of indigenous science understandings among Zulu elders and determine the ...
Access to antiretroviral treatment by children in KwaZulu-Natal Province : a qualitative exploratory study into factors influencing poor access.
South Africa and the province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has one of the greatest HIV burdens in the world with an estimated 5.7 mHIion people living with HIV/AIDS. One of the interventions that the government introduced to ...
A study of cross-cultural and gender differences in the experience of jealousy.
Gender differences in the experience of jealousy have been the subject of research interest since the work of Freud. Recent research seems to indicate that males may be more distressed by their partners' sexual infidelity, ...
The Interplay of Music and Text in Selected Rap Compositions in Contemporary Durban.
This study deals with the interplay of music and text in contemporary Durban rap. It
States of nomadism, conditions of diaspora : studies in writing between South Africa and the United States, 1913-1936.
Using the theoretical idea of ‘writing between’ to describe the condition of the travelling subject, this study attempts to chart some of the literary, intellectual and cultural connections that exist(ed) between black ...
Ideology, hegemony and HIV/AIDS : the appropriation of indigenous and global spheres.
Ideology is a fundamental aspect of society, and ideological analysis has been applied to the development of explanatory frameworks for understanding structural dominance within social formations. Structural and post-structural ...
A simulation modeling approach to aid research into the control of a stalk-borer in the South African Sugar Industry.
The control of the African stalk borer Eldana saccharina Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in sugarcane fields of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa has proved problematical. Researchers at the South African Sugarcane Research ...
Culture in the public sphere : recovering a tradition of radical cultural-political debate in South Africa, 1938-1960.
This thesis is concerned with the negotiation of cultural and literary matters in South African public life during the period 1938 to 1960. While I begin with an exploration of the more 'orthodox' or 'academic' traditions ...