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Representation of the matriarch in South African soap opera: a case study of Uzalo.
The portrayal of strong female characters, often known as matriarchs, is one of the conventions of the soap opera genre. The genre is considered a ‘female genre’ based on the regular depiction of powerful, influential and ...
Television advertising as a means of promoting an intercultural and interracial South Africa and nation building. A case study of the International Marketing Council's 'alive with possibility' campaign.
The study is concerned with how television advertising content in South Africa promotes diversity and nation building. It looks at whether advertising representations reflect the idea of a new South Africa. The basis of ...
Fashioning meaning: the graphic t-shirts of Butan Wear and Magents Lifestyle Apparel as alternative forms of socio-cultural communication about South African collective identities.
This dissertation explores the socio-cultural communication properties of the Butan Wear and Magents Lifestyle Apparel graphic t-shirts. As a study located in the field of communication and informed by Cultural Studies, ...
Exploring the uses and gratification theory on Facebook and students: the motivation for use and its effects on undergraduate students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
This study explored the tenets of the uses and gratification theory and how it relates to Facebook being a social media platform. The advent of technology, in particular the advent of social media sites becomes a daily ...
“Let’s talk about sex baby” - A comparative study of parents’ perceptions of parent-child sexuality communication with their adolescent children in rural and urban settings in eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal.
In South Africa, the teenage pregnancy prevalence rate stands at 47 births per 1000 girls per annum for girls aged between 15 and 19 years, as opposed to 15 per 1000 girls in the United Kingdom (UK), and 24 per 1000 girls ...
Exploring the coverage of political issues/news in Ukhozi FM news programme, Abasiki Bebunda, in July 2016.
The study explores the political coverage in the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) weekday news programme, Abasiki Bebunda, in July 2016 a month that preceded the 2016 local government elections. The purpose ...
The insights of outsiders : investigating learner perceptions of the mass treatment campaign's communication strategy for Schistosomiasis prevention in Ugu District, South Africa.
Schistosomiaisis, commonly referred to as bilharzia is a neglected tropical parasitic water borne disease prevalent in developing countries and is endemic in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The World Health Organisation ...
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 ...
Constructing the tourist gaze in KwaZulu-Natal : the production and representation of “Zuluness”. A study of cultural villages (PheZulu and Ecabazini) and tour operators (Vuka Africa and 1st Zulu Safaris).
This research study explores the production of contemporary tourism brochures, as it constructs the tourist gaze. Representation within contemporary brochures mirror post-colonial history depicting stereotypical dynamics ...
Female identity construction on facebook among humanities students at Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
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