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  1. 'A little hard piece of grass in your shoe': understanding student resistance to critical literacy in post-apartheid South Africa

    'A little hard piece of grass in your shoe': understanding student resistance to critical literacy in post-apartheid South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This paper engages with some of the tensions raised by critical literacy in the post-apartheid South African context, both theoretically and in classroom practice. I examine Kress's (1996; 2000) challenge to the notion of 'critique', exploring the way in which...
  2. Assessing the ability of fodder beet (<em>Beta vulgaris</em> L. ‘Brigadier’) to absorb sodium from a soil irrigated with sodium-enriched water

    Assessing the ability of fodder beet (<em>Beta vulgaris</em> L. ‘Brigadier’) to absorb sodium from a soil irrigated with sodium-enriched water

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A pot experiment was carried out to determine the sodium (Na) absorption ability of halophytic fodder beet (Beta vulgaris L. ‘Brigadier’) irrigated with water enriched to Na levels found in winery wastewater. Treatments comprised (1) soil without plants irrigated with...
  3. A case of Riedel's thyroiditis

    A case of Riedel's thyroiditis

    Riedel's thyroiditis is a rare disorder that mainly affects middle-aged women. Dense fibrosis disrupts the normal thyroid architecture and replaces the normal thyroid architecture, and can extend beyond the thyroid capsule.
  4. The hospitality of Nepali tea houses: redefining the boundaries of empowerment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    The paper reports on research which shows that in an environment where women traditionally represent the marginalised population, the female tea house owners/managers display higher levels of economic, social and psychological empowerment. It illustrates how commercial hospitality has catalysed social...
  5. Optimal register variation: High vowel elision in siSwati

    Optimal register variation: High vowel elision in siSwati

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    In siSwati (Guthrie S.43), [+hi] vowels are elided interconsonantally during fast speech. Interconsonantal [+hi] vowel elision takes place under four conditions: 1) the vowel occurs in a non-prominent syllable, 2) the vowel occurs in a functional morpheme, 3) the front...
  6. Heart rate variability predicts 30-day all-cause mortality in intensive care units

    Heart rate variability predicts 30-day all-cause mortality in intensive care units

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Autonomic nervous function, as quantified by heart rate variability (HRV), has shown promise in predicting clinically important outcomes in the critical care setting; however, there is debate concerning its utility. HRV analysis was assessed as a practical tool for...
  7. Languaging-for-learning: Legitimising translanguaging and enabling multimodal practices in third spaces

    Languaging-for-learning: Legitimising translanguaging and enabling multimodal practices in third spaces

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    While there have been significant paradigm shifts in conceptualising language in applied linguistics and in critiquing the historical monolingual bias in the discipline, monolingual approaches continue to dominate officially prescribed language teaching and learning approaches, curricula, policy and materials in...
  8. The hospitality of Nepali tea houses: redefining the boundaries of empowerment

    The hospitality of Nepali tea houses: redefining the boundaries of empowerment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    The paper reports on research which shows that in an environment where women traditionally represent the marginalised population, the female tea house owners/managers display higher levels of economic, social and psychological empowerment. It illustrates how commercial hospitality has catalysed social...
  9. Outcomes 30 days after ICU admission: the 30DOS study

    Outcomes 30 days after ICU admission: the 30DOS study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: The spectrum of illness and long-term outcome of critically ill patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in South Africa remains largely unknown.