Articles by Author: Alex Plastun

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  1. Price gaps: Another market anomaly?

    Price gaps: Another market anomaly?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This paper analyses price gaps in financial markets, also known as trading, opening, common, stock or morning gaps – all these terms being used to indicate that the current day’s opening price is not the same as the previous day’s...
  2. The Universal Declaration’s Problematic Rights Justification

    The Universal Declaration’s Problematic Rights Justification

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    In this paper I aim to critically analyse the underlying moral justification of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth. The aim of the critique is to highlight some of the problematic areas that...
  3. Remote sensing and change detection in rangelands

    Remote sensing and change detection in rangelands

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    During the 20 th century, we have witnessed an improvement in the quality of imagery available for rangeland auditing, from the earliest mono-chromatic aerial photographs, followed by the first infra-red images, to the abundance of high resolution, multi-spectral imagery currently...
  4. Modeling woody vegetation resources using Landsat TM imagery in northern Namibia

    Modeling woody vegetation resources using Landsat TM imagery in northern Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    In 1995 a forest inventory covering northern Namibia was initiated, based on stratified systematic field sampling of plots with a radius of up to 30 m. In these plots detailed tree parameters were measured. Due to security problems the most...
  5. The rise and fall of HIV prevalence in Zimbabwe: the social, political and economic context

    The rise and fall of HIV prevalence in Zimbabwe: the social, political and economic context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    For more than 10 years Zimbabwe has experienced social, political and economic instability, including the near collapse in 2008 of its health system. Paradoxically, this period has also seen a fall in estimated HIV prevalence, from 25.6% in 1996 to...
  6. Mobile Money for Financial Inclusion: Policy and Regulatory Perspective in Zimbabwe

    Mobile Money for Financial Inclusion: Policy and Regulatory Perspective in Zimbabwe

    The introduction of mobile telephony and innovative technology in financial services is forcing regulators to re-evaluate their rules for financial service provision. Zimbabwe also adopted mobile financial service, and has realised rapid growth in mobile financial services. Inevitably, it has...
  7. Anaesthetic management of a patient with sick sinus syndrome for exploratory laparotomy

    Anaesthetic management of a patient with sick sinus syndrome for exploratory laparotomy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Sick sinus syndrome is a generalised abnormality of cardiac impulse formation that may be caused either by an intrinsic disease of the sinus node, which makes it unable to perform its pacemaking function, or by extrinsic factors. It commonly affects...
  8. A validational study of the Ironson–Woods Spirituality/Religiousness Index in Nigerian adolescents

    A validational study of the Ironson–Woods Spirituality/Religiousness Index in Nigerian adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Background: The mental health impact of spirituality/religiousness is widely recognised and studied in Western countries, but less so in developing nations, partly because of lack of valid instruments for such studies.
  9. HIV in Harare: The role and relevance of social stigma

    HIV in Harare: The role and relevance of social stigma

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV is a significant social, political and economic problem in Zimbabwe. However, few researchers have explored peoples’ experiences of living with HIV in that country. Drawing on 60 qualitative interviews conducted with Zimbabweans living in Harare in 2010, this paper...