Articles by Author: Malose Makhubela

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  1. Ego-identity formation in Black South African young adults

    Ego-identity formation in Black South African young adults

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined aspects of ego-identity development among black African students (N = 104; males = 42%; females = 58%; mean age = 18.7 yr.; SD = 0.9). They completed an ego-identity development measure. Data was analysed descriptively and also...
  2. Factorial invariance and latent mean differences of the Beck Depression Inventory – second edition (BDI-II) across gender in South African university students

    Factorial invariance and latent mean differences of the Beck Depression Inventory – second edition (BDI-II) across gender in South African university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the measurement invariance of scores from the BDI-II as well as the differences in latent mean scores by gender. Participants were 919 South African university students (females = 72%). They completed the BDI-II, which is a measure...
  3. Psychological validation of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) in South Africa: Method effects and dimensionality in black African and white university students

    Psychological validation of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) in South Africa: Method effects and dimensionality in black African and white university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the factor structure and cross-cultural validity of the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale (RSES) in a sample of South African students (N = 862; black African = 67%, female = 71.5%). Alternative a priori CFA models (unidimensional, bi-dimensional and...
  4. Adverse developmental experiences and risky health behaviours among black South African university students

    Adverse developmental experiences and risky health behaviours among black South African university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the relationship between adverse developmental experiences (ADEs) and risky health behaviours among a cross-sectional sample of black South African students (n = 393; females = 58%, Mage = 20.5 years, SD = 2.9). Binary logistic regression was...
  5. Adolescent Boys' Talk about Absent Fathers

    Adolescent Boys' Talk about Absent Fathers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The objective of this study was to explore how adolescent boys talk about absent fathers in Alexandra Township, a historically working-class and black community in Gauteng, South Africa. Individual and group interviews were conducted with 30 adolescent boys between the...
  6. Responsible Teenage Fatherhood in a South African Historically Disadvantaged Community

    Responsible Teenage Fatherhood in a South African Historically Disadvantaged Community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the meaning of teenage fatherhood in a historically disadvantaged South African community. Open ended interviews on teenage fatherhood were conducted with sixteen teenage fathers aged between 16 and 21 years. The data were analysed using thematic content...
  7. Merging Professional Training and Community Engagement Agendas: A Case Study

    Merging Professional Training and Community Engagement Agendas: A Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This case study explored the emancipatory foundations of community work through a schools-based peer support intervention. We use a case study approach to describe the context in which the intervention was developed, its emancipatory theoretical foundations, and the project's implementation...
  8. Contested multiple voices of young masculinities amongst adolescent boys in Alexandra Township, South Africa

    Contested multiple voices of young masculinities amongst adolescent boys in Alexandra Township, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: In this paper, the author explores how adolescent boys negotiate multiple voices of masculinity in Alexandra Township, a historically working-class and black community in Gauteng, South Africa.
  9. “A boy cannot marry another boy”: adolescent boys' talk about ‘gay’ boys at school

    “A boy cannot marry another boy”: adolescent boys' talk about ‘gay’ boys at school

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored how black South African adolescent boys talk about ‘gay’1 in schools. Thirty two boys (age ranged from 13–18 years old) attending two high schools in a historically black South African township took part. Data on their understanding...
  10. The fathers of Destiny: Representations of fatherhood in a popular South African magazine

    The fathers of Destiny: Representations of fatherhood in a popular South African magazine

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study utilised textual analysis to characterise the representation of fatherhood in the eight issues of Destiny Man magazine published in 2014. Stories that pertained to fatherhood and that were related to aspects of contemporary family construction, work, and identity...