Articles by Author: Carina Pheiffer

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  1. The psychosocial themes of children with a congenital heart defect

    The psychosocial themes of children with a congenital heart defect

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Children living with a congenital heart defect (CHD) carry the burden of a condition affecting their biological, psychological, and social functioning. Even though the physical heartbeats of these children might be inaudible and defective, their intra- and inter-personal ‘stories in...
  2. Metal contamination of sediments and fish from the Vaal River, South Africa

    Metal contamination of sediments and fish from the Vaal River, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Mining and other economic activities have led to the pollution of the Vaal River with metals of mainly industrial origin, but the consequences of this for animal and human health are unknown. Based on chemical analysis and histological examination, we...
  3. What did you learn in school today?

    What did you learn in school today?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    This article conveys some of the findings from a hermeneutic-phenomenological study on lived experiences of school failure. The informants were students in Swedish senior high schools and teenagers in Swedish juvenile institutions. Contrary to the common belief that school failure...
  4. Trash, teaching and the city: the “Big Hole Counter Narrative” project and the <em>“</em>Urban Anthropology: Research Methods and Fieldwork” course at Sol Plaatje University

    Trash, teaching and the city: the “Big Hole Counter Narrative” project and the <em>“</em>Urban Anthropology: Research Methods and Fieldwork” course at Sol Plaatje University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This essay reflects on an anthropology course developed at one of the two “post-apartheid” universities in South Africa. The course included collaborating with artists and a local dance/ performance troupe. It culminated in a film by Francois Knoetze (featuring collaborators),...