Articles by Keyword: Globalisation

Search results for Globalisation

We found 11 results for you
  1. The power of AIDS: kinship, mobility and the valuing of social and ritual relationships in Tanzania

    The power of AIDS: kinship, mobility and the valuing of social and ritual relationships in Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa has become a test case of the effects of globalisation, in that it demonstrates how international processes may affect regional life situations and how 'the local' can simultaneously develop in its own way, through the...
  2. Does thinking about the meaning of life make you happy in a religious and globalised world? A 75-nation study

    Does thinking about the meaning of life make you happy in a religious and globalised world? A 75-nation study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper reports on a multilevel study of 75 nations, which tests two hypotheses that arose from considering Tolstoy's experience of thinking about the meaning and purpose of life. The globalisation-as-exacerbator hypothesis predicts that as globalisation increases, the relationship between...
  3. On reading about Lola Fine’s night on the town

    On reading about Lola Fine’s night on the town

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This is a commentary on Lindy-Lee Prince’s photographic essay about gender and drag featuring Cape Town performance artist Lola Fine.
  4. Institutions and social change: a case study of the South African National AIDS Council

    Institutions and social change: a case study of the South African National AIDS Council

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Institutions play an important role in the success or failure of social models, as they promote or limit particular political and economic activities. Central to this point is the understanding that institutions and traditions are in a constant state of...
  5. Some notes towards a human economy approach

    Some notes towards a human economy approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The diverse research activities carried out in the Human Economy Project focus on the economic practices that people on the ground perform in their everyday life, and the interactions between these actions and larger-scale political and economic structures and institutions...
  6. Institutions and social change: a case study of the South African National AIDS Council

    Institutions and social change: a case study of the South African National AIDS Council

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Institutions play an important role in the success or failure of social models, as they promote or limit particular political and economic activities. Central to this point is the understanding that institutions and traditions are in a constant state of...
  7. Some notes towards a human economy approach

    Some notes towards a human economy approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The diverse research activities carried out in the Human Economy Project focus on the economic practices that people on the ground perform in their everyday life, and the interactions between these actions and larger-scale political and economic structures and institutions...
  8. Social models of HIV risk among young adults in Lesotho

    Social models of HIV risk among young adults in Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Extensive research over the past 30 years has revealed that individual and social determinants impact HIV risk. Even so, prevention efforts focus primarily on individual behaviour change, with little recognition of the dynamic interplay of individual and social environment factors...
  9. Contrast and contradiction: Being a black adolescent in contemporary South Africa

    Contrast and contradiction: Being a black adolescent in contemporary South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study aimed to gain in-depth understanding of the lived identity of black African adolescents in a contemporary South African setting. A purposive sample of 59 adolescents (females = 47%; Sesotho = 46%, Setswana = 36%, Other = 18%) from...
  10. “I am Malawian, Multicultural or British”: Remote acculturation and identity formation among urban adolescents in Malawi

    “I am Malawian, Multicultural or British”: Remote acculturation and identity formation among urban adolescents in Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We aimed to better understand multidimensional remote acculturation to South African, United States of America (US), and United Kingdom (UK) cultures among 144 thirteen- to seventeen-year-old (M = 15 0.28, SD = 1.06; 43.1% female; 36.6% Black African, 23.9% Southeast...