Articles by Author: Stanley Burris

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  1. ABSTRACT NUMBER SYSTEMS AND LOGICAL LIMIT LAWS

    ABSTRACT NUMBER SYSTEMS AND LOGICAL LIMIT LAWS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    This paper gives a brief overview of the developments that led to writing the book [5], Number Theoretic Density and Logical Limit Laws, simply called Density below, and describes the significant role played by the work and correspondence of John...
  2. Caring for a Relative with Schizophrenia: Understandings, Challenges and the Interface with Mental Health Professionals

    Caring for a Relative with Schizophrenia: Understandings, Challenges and the Interface with Mental Health Professionals

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the experiences of families of people with schizophrenia, their understandings of schizophrenia as a mental disorder, their experience of living with a relative with schizophrenia, and their subsequent contact with mental health professionals. A convenience sample of...
  3. Language as a fundamental right: How do the African languages benefit from this right?

    Language as a fundamental right: How do the African languages benefit from this right?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Fifteen years have passed since the South African Constitution first declared that there would be 11 official languages in South Africa. This declaration was intended to enhance the promotion and development of the historically marginalised ethnic languages of South Africa,...
  4. A critical analysis of the use of code-switching in Nhlapho's novel <em>Imbali YemaNgcamane</em>

    A critical analysis of the use of code-switching in Nhlapho's novel <em>Imbali YemaNgcamane</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Code-switching has become a common social phenomenon governed by social conversational needs. Central to the use of code-switching is the way in which social norms, which are also called rights and obligations, are attributed to speakers and listeners of certain...
  5. Burnout, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among nurses in the context of maternal and perinatal deaths

    Burnout, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among nurses in the context of maternal and perinatal deaths

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the prevalence and levels of burnout, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among nurses with exposure to maternal and perinatal deaths. A convenience sample of 83 nurses was selected for participation from six hospitals in Limpopo province, South...
  6. The influence of food abundance, food dispersion and habitat structure on territory selection and size of an Afrotropical terrestrial insectivore

    The influence of food abundance, food dispersion and habitat structure on territory selection and size of an Afrotropical terrestrial insectivore

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Most tropical insectivorous birds, unlike their temperate counterparts, hold and defend a feeding and breeding territory year-around. However, our understanding of ecological factors influencing territory selection and size in tropical insectivores is limited. Here we examine three prominent hypotheses relating...
  7. Vestigial appendicular skeletons in the African and Malagasy skink species <em>Feylinia grandisquamis</em>, <em>Melanoseps ater</em>, <em>Grandidierina lineata</em> and <em>Voeltzkowia mira</em>

    Vestigial appendicular skeletons in the African and Malagasy skink species <em>Feylinia grandisquamis</em>, <em>Melanoseps ater</em>, <em>Grandidierina lineata</em> and <em>Voeltzkowia mira</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Herpetology
    Vestigial appendicular skeletons are present but have not previously been described and illustrated in the skink species Feylinia grandisquamis and Melanoseps ater. Vestigial appendicular skeletons have been described and illustrated in only one specimen of Grandidierina lineata and in a...
  8. Appendicular skeleton of the vestigial-limbed African skink <em>Eumecia anchietae</em>

    Appendicular skeleton of the vestigial-limbed African skink <em>Eumecia anchietae</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Herpetology
    Within the lizard family Scincidae (the skinks) are numerous examples of species with vestigial limbs and girdles, but these vestigial structures remain undescribed for many such species. Here we seek to partially fill this gap in knowledge by describing the...