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    • The 1990 reforms and the alternative media in South Africa. 

      Louw, Paul Eric.; Tomaselli, Keyan G. (Sonolux., 1991)
      The alternative press, which contributed so much to the struggle against apartheid in the 1980s; found itself unprepared for a new role in the freer media environment after the lifting of the State of Emergency in February ...
    • Action research, participatory communication: why governments don't listen. 

      Tomaselli, Keyan G. (Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), 1997)
      No abstract available.
    • Alter-egos: cultural and media studies. 

      Tomaselli, Keyan G. (Routledge, 2012)
      A periodised case study is offered of a number of engagements undertaken by the Centre for Communication, Media and Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, between 1985 and 2012, in facilitating resistance, ...
    • Biopsychosocial impacts of laughter yoga and therapy on stroke survivors. 

      Suraj-Narayan, Gourie.; Surajnarayan, Sheroma. (World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and the Society on Complexity in Acute Illness., 2011)
      With limited resources and challenges facing health practitioners working with stroke patients, more creative and innovative interventions are required. Although it is normally only considered cliché that “laughter is the ...
    • Communication or propaganda : what's the difference? 

      Tomaselli, Keyan G. (University of KwaZulu-Natal., 1992-06)
      The deterministic nature of the discipline of communications is revealed through ideological dimensions and the nature of propaganda. The myth of information neutrality is illustrated by examples, in particular two films ...
    • Cybernetics, semiotics and meaning in the cinema. 

      Tomaselli, Keyan G. (School of Communication. University of Johannesburg., 1985)
      This paper builds on Gene Youngblood's use of cybernetic theory in film analysis. It combines the cybernetic method with Peircian-derived semiotics in an attempt to derive a meta-theory of social process and film textual ...
    • A descriptive study of the modus operandi of serial rapists in South Africa. 

      De Wet, Jackie.; Potgieter, Cheryl. (Acta Criminologica, 2010)
      This article reflects research of which the aim is to increase our collective knowledge of the modus operandi of serial rapists in South Africa in an attempt to contribute to the prevention and prosecution of perpetrators. ...
    • The development of policing in Britain in the next five years. 

      Yesufu, Shaka. (2013-03)
      The British police service is currently going through a radical transformation phase. The present Tory-led coalition government has set out an agenda to bring about drastic changes in policing. These proposed changes are ...
    • Discriminatory use of police stop-and search powers in London, UK. 

      Yesufu, Shaka. (Vathek Publishing., 2013-12-17)
      Black Londoners have complained over the years of being overpoliced and harassed by police officers. The history of such contentious encounters between members of the Black community and the police service dates back ...
    • Disruptive or merely alternative? A case study of a South African gay church. 

      Potgieter, Cheryl.; Reygan, Finn. (Journal of Gender and Religion in Africa., 2011)
      The main aim of this article is to engage with how a South African church through its discursive practices, continues to live out the conviction set out in Germond and de Gruchy's 1997 book "Aliens in the Household of ...
    • "Don't touch me on my psychology and religion!" : feminist backlash in a wearable cloak and different voice. 

      Potgieter, Cheryl.; Nadar, Sarojini. (Agenda., 2011)
      In this article it is argued that feminist successes in South Africa are being ‘overshadowed’ by movements which are essentially anti-feminist and brazenly patriarchal, but which go unchallenged because these movements are ...
    • Encountering the Other across the Divides: Re-Grounding Social Justice as a Guiding Principle for Social Work with Refugees and Other Vulnerable Groups. 

      Hölscher, Dorothee.; Grace Bozalek, Vivienne. (Oxford University Press, 2012)
      This article is based on an ethnographic study conducted in a South African church following the May 2008 xenophobic violence and subsequent displacement of over 100,000 foreigners. It explores the relationships between a ...
    • Exploring the public parameter of police integrity. 

      Meyer, Michael E.; Steyn, Jéan.; Gopal, Nirmala D. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)
      This paper explores the contribution of the public component of Klockars’ and Kutnjak-Ivkovic’s (2004) organizational theory of police integrity to the understanding of police integrity. Design/methodology/approach: The ...
    • Gatekeeping: an obstacle to criminological research with Indian youth drug users in Chatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal. 

      Gopal, Nirmala D. (CRIMSA, 2015-03-10)
      Every research study has a story and this article tells the story of the researchers’ challenges in accessing participants for a study. Thus this article draws on the researchers’ experiences with gatekeeping dilemmas while ...
    • The impact of labelling theory on the Gypsies and Travelers in the United Kingdom. 

      Yesufu, Shaka. (All Africa Criminal Justice Association, 2014-06-10)
      The persecution of Gypsies and Travelers in the United Kingdom is not a new phenomenon. It goes back many centuries when Gypsies first set foot on the European continent. It was estimated that over half a million Gypsies ...
    • Interrogating maritime security : a discourse from below. 

      Gopal, Nirmala D. (Serials Publications, 2015)
      The expanding volume of sea trade between South Africa and other parts of the global world places pressure on increased maritime security particularly because maritime security affects both communities living close to ...
    • Liberated through submission? The Worthy Woman's Conference as a case study of Formenism. 

      Nadar, Sarojini.; Potgieter, Cheryl. (Indiana University Press, 2010)
      In this article, Nadar and Potgieter use the Worthy Women’s Conference as a case study, describing and analyzing how this movement creates and maintains what they call the formenist position. Formenism, like masculinism, ...
    • 'n Vergelyking van polisiekultuurhoudings van mans en vrouens in die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiediens oor 'n tien jaar tydperk. 

      Steyn, Jéan. (Scientific Electronic Library Online, 2016-06)
      A comparison of police culture attitudes of men and women in the South African Police Service over a ten year period Contemporary ethnographers (Cockcroft 2013; O’Neill, Marks & Singh 2007; Sklansky 2005) argue that new ...
    • Police corruption: a threat to South Africa's democracy. 

      Yesufu, Shaka. (All Africa Criminal Justice Association, 2014-06-10)
      In South Africa today, there is no single agreed definition of corruption. However, as researchers we do know that some definitions of corruption are available, enabling us to put police c orruption into context. It ...
    • Popularising semiotics. 

      Tomaselli, Keyan G.; Shepperson, Arnold.; Teer-Tomaselli, Ruth Elizabeth.; Baker, Russell.; Ballot, Jane Jennifer.; Holt, Alexander Robert.; Mahaye, Zithulele.; Nursoo, Lara. (Centre for the Study of Communication and Culture., 1991)
      Semiotics, deconstructionism, structuralism and postmodernism are words which lurk on boundaries of the consciousness of most of us. But they remain shadowy presences except on the rare occasions when we need to wrestle ...