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Negotiating the boundary : the response of Kwa Mashu Zionists to a volatile political climate.
Previous studies have demonstrated that Zulu Zionists remained peace-loving and politically quiescent in times of racial segregation and political injustice. Since then the political situation in South Africa has shifted ...
Perceptions of and responses to transformation among people of Indian origin in post-apartheid South Africa: 1994-1999.
The theme of this dissertation is reflected in its title and was written to capture this particular historical juncture in post-apartheid South Africa. It was inspired by a variety of factors, including the harsh historical ...
Demonizing women in the era of AIDS : an analysis of the gendered construction of HIV/AIDS in KwaZulu-Natal.
As the second decade of AIDS draws to a close, researchers and others involved in the AIDS effort have come to appreciate that complex interactions between social, cultural, biological and economic forces are involved in ...
Believing and seeing : an interpretation of symbolic meanings in southern San rock paintings.
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Unfinished journeys : an exploration of agency within Somali women's lives and livelihoods in Johannesburg.
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Brotherhood solidarity and the (re) negotiation of identity among Senegalese migrants in Durban.
This thesis based on a study titled “Brotherhood Solidarity and the (re) negotiation of identity among Senegalese migrants in Durban” examined Senegalese migration to South Africa, particularly Durban, and sought to show ...
Food decisions and cultural perceptions of overweight and obesity : the case of Zulu women in Durban, South Africa.
This study investigates why Durban-based Zulu women in particular are experiencing a fairly recent exaggerated trend in weight gain. Relatively little has been written on this subject from a cultural anthropology perspective ...
The business of divining : a study of healing specialists at work in a culturally plural border community of Kwa-Zulu Natal.
This thesis is the result of virtually a year's research conducted in three adjacent villages in northern Zululand, in the district known as KwaNgwanase. This community is distinguished by being subject to historical Zulu ...
Manipulating metaphors : an analysis of beadwork craft as a contemporary medium for communicating on AIDS and culture in KwaZulu-Natal.
This thesis is an analysis of a creative design HIV/AIDS communication programme named Siyazama (we are trying) that works in association with rural traditional beaded cloth doll makers from KwaZulu-Natal province in South ...
African indigenous knowledge systems in contemporary conflict transformation : a case study of the Bakweri people of the Southern West Region of Cameroon.
The aim of this study was to investigate the relevance of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems (AIKS) in contemporary conflict transformation with specific reference to the chieftaincy of the Bakweri people of the South ...