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Breaking free : exploring dialogue for collective action in the Footballers 4 Life Intervention at the Heidelberg Correctional Centre.
Many community development initiatives place great emphasis on the need for the a participatory approach towards development. Here the beneficiaries are expected to engage in dialogue and collective action in order to ...
South African women's magazines and health communication : a reception analysis of HIV and AIDS messages in five most circulated magazines in South Africa.
The aim of this study is to discover the relationship between health, media and gender, more specifically HIV and AIDS prevention, women’s magazines and women as readers. This research has been conducted within a Master’s ...
Health promotion in ink : grassroots comics as a medium for participatory communication in the Khwe community.
This dissertation engages in a longitudinal study of the method of grassroots comics (Packalen & Sharma, 2007) amongst the Khwe people in the community of Platfontein, which is situated outside of Kimberley, South Africa. ...
Cultural pillages of the leisure class? : consuming expressions of identity.
Society ‘obscures itself’ by presenting a world that is self-contained and logical (Barthes, 1973) – a world underpinned by a transparency of its underlying systems of meaning. This formulation maps the theoretical ...
Participatory communication for social change : normative validity and descriptive accuracy of stakeholder theory.
There is consensus in the development communication field about community participation being a holistic approach required to address social development challenges. Participatory development, also known as another ...
Mapping sexuality : understanding the knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of adolescent females towards sexuality and sexual and reproductive health in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Within sub-Sahara Africa, adolescent girls bear a disproportionate burden of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) risks, where the dual risk of HIV infection and adolescent fertility is faced. Specifically in South Africa, ...
Parent-adolescent communication on risky sexual behaviour : facilitators and barriers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The consequences of adolescent risk-taking behaviours such as HIV/AIDs, teenage pregnancies, STIs, and depression have become a challenging health concern not only to themselves but to society at large. The adolescent stage ...
Female identity construction on facebook among humanities students at Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
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Blending deaf and hearing cultures.
Sign language practice is gaining prominence as inclusive eco-art interventions assist with integrating the Deaf into wider society in the City of Durban. Urban-nature adventures that attract both Deaf and hearing participants ...
Glocalisation within the media landscape : a study of selected reality television franchises in South Africa and transnational broadcaster Multichoice.
Several debates have arisen on the concept of globalisation within diverse cultural backgrounds and its consequences on various aspects of culture and social life. These propelled the need for this study. Out of the desire ...