Articles by Author: Michelle R Brear

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  1. Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Addressing discriminatory gender norms is a prerequisite for preventing HIV in women, including young women. However, the gendered expectation that women will perform unpaid childcare-related labour is rarely conceptualised as influencing their HIV risk. Our aim was to learn from...
  2. The Criminal Liability of Child Soldiers: In Search of a Standard

    The Criminal Liability of Child Soldiers: In Search of a Standard

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Despite the recent focus on the problem of the recruitment and use of child soldiers, there is still no clarity on the criminal liability of child soldiers who participate in conflict. In this article, we analyze the criminal liability of...
  3. Exploring the Factor Structure of the Proactive Coping Inventory: A Southern African Study

    Exploring the Factor Structure of the Proactive Coping Inventory: A Southern African Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the factor structure of the Proactive Coping Inventory (PCI) to determine whether its six-factor structure holds within the Southern African context. Data on proactive coping were collected from students attending three universities, one each in Botswana (n=88,...
  4. The Use of Hermeneutics in the Criminological Interpretation of Forensic Documents: A Case Study

    The Use of Hermeneutics in the Criminological Interpretation of Forensic Documents: A Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the use of hermeneutics to retrospectively construct a criminological assessment. The data are archival records on a convicted woman (Mrs B: not real name) for the murder of her husband. The data are analyzed using a Ricoeurian...
  5. ‘Before we were sleeping, now we are awake’: Preliminary evaluation of the <em>Stepping Stones</em> sexual health programme in The Gambia

    ‘Before we were sleeping, now we are awake’: Preliminary evaluation of the <em>Stepping Stones</em> sexual health programme in The Gambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Community-based behavioural interventions aimed at reducing risky sexual behaviour have yet to be shown to be effective in the developing world. Stepping Stones is a participatory STI/HIV prevention workshop programme based on empowerment techniques, which has been adapted to an...
  6. HIV and AIDS vulnerability in fishing communities in Mangochi district, Malawi

    HIV and AIDS vulnerability in fishing communities in Mangochi district, Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The fisheries sector contributes significantly to Malawi's national economy and to the livelihoods of the poor as certain activities in the sector have relatively low barriers to entry. Various studies have shown that the fisheries sector suffers from high HIV...
  7. Cradling bias is absent in children with autism spectrum disorders

    Cradling bias is absent in children with autism spectrum disorders

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: This study investigated relations among empathy and cradling bias in children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
  8. Reflexivity and the Grothendieck property for positive tensor products of Banach lattices-II

    Reflexivity and the Grothendieck property for positive tensor products of Banach lattices-II

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    Let ϕ be an Orlicz function such that ϕ and its complementary function ϕ* satisfy the Δ2-condition, let ℓϕ be an Orlicz sequence space associated to ϕ, and let X be a Banach lattice. Then ℓϕ ⊗F X (respectively, ℓϕ...