Recent Submissions

  • Creating an African tourist experience at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. 

    Naidu, Maheshvari. (University of Pretoria., 2008-11)
    This article considers the example of palaeo-heritage tourism at Sterkfontein Cave, situated in a geographic area designated the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, or Cradle for short. The article looks at how a ...
  • Perceptions around second generation female condoms: Reporting on women’s experiences. 

    Naidu, Maheshvari. (Slovene Anthropological Society., 2013)
    This empirical study on the knowledge and perceptions of the female condom was cast against the assumption that the female condom could potentially be a powerful contraceptive tool whose use women could initiate and use ...
  • Glaring invisibility: dressing the body of the female cleaner. 

    Naidu, Maheshvari. (University of Western Cape., 2009)
    The paper explores how the uniform of a group of female cleaners appears to be more than an abstract object framed by the practical exegetics of work. The uniform is seen as acting as a material exercise of discretionary ...
  • Performing illness and health: the humanistic value of cancer narratives. 

    Naidu, Maheshvari. (University of Western Cape., 2012)
    Cancer is a potent example of a disease that grips and plays out on the body in ways that are both visceral and visual. This paper explores issues of disease and disorder, functioning and malfunctioning in bodies marked ...
  • Anthropology of experience : touring the past at Robben Island. 

    Naidu, Maheshvari. (Kamla-Raj Enterprises., 2013-07)
    This paper has a transdisciplinary orientation and is located in both anthropology and tourism studies. It draws on the seminal theoretical work of the post structural anthropologist Victor Turner and brings to the study ...
  • Academic travel : travelling for work. 

    Ojong, Vivian Besem. (Kamla-Raj Enterprises., 2013-07)
    This paper endeavours to show how academics become part of cross-cultural production, cultural circulation and ideological circulation. The stand-point of analysis of this paper is the individualised process of academic ...