Articles by Author: H S B Ngcobo

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  1. Zulu noun classes revisited: A spoken corpus-based approach

    Zulu noun classes revisited: A spoken corpus-based approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article offers a spoken corpus-based re-analysis of the Zulu noun classes within a cognitive semantics and socio-cultural approach. Usually, Zulu nouns are classified according to traditional criteria based on their formal and semantic properties. This article argues that although...
  2. Mauritian and South African Students' Views on Studying Psychology

    Mauritian and South African Students' Views on Studying Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study sought to examine students' views regarding their study of Psychology at a South African (SA) and Mauritian university, including their views on its relevance to their social contexts. A total of 254 students (males = 48, females =...
  3. Self-Perceived Multicultural Counseling Competencies in South African Psychologists: A Basis for Practice Guidelines

    Self-Perceived Multicultural Counseling Competencies in South African Psychologists: A Basis for Practice Guidelines

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study sought to explore multicultural counseling competences that are relevant for the South African context, in order to advance appropriate multicultural competent theory and practice. A total of 271 psychologists on the national register participated 109 Clinical, 79 Counselling,...
  4. The Marikana Violence in South Africa: A Brief Psychodynamic Extrapolation

    The Marikana Violence in South Africa: A Brief Psychodynamic Extrapolation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study applies psychoanalytic concepts in making sense of the individual, group and collective factors that may have contributed towards the Marikana violence. Speculatively, individual factors might include the death instinct, repetition compulsion, and intra-psychic splitting. Related group dynamics such...
  5. Educators’ attitudes towards the role of isiZulu in education: Additive rather than exclusive

    Educators’ attitudes towards the role of isiZulu in education: Additive rather than exclusive

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    It is crucial to find out if African educators are ready to embrace the language in education policy that should mostly benefit the education of African children. For this reason, the study reported in this article was set out to...
  6. The constitutional dynamism of a multilingual language policy: A case of South Africa

    The constitutional dynamism of a multilingual language policy: A case of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article provides an intertextual understanding of language policy text which could be considered as a constitutional text. The concept of intertextuality is used in this article to analyse the factors that play a role in language policy decisions and...
  7. A strategic promotion of language use in multilingual South Africa: information and communication

    A strategic promotion of language use in multilingual South Africa: information and communication

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This article presents and discusses strategies for encouraging the use of all official languages in South Africa from a language management perspective. Although the South African language policy has been commended for its multilingual nature, the implementation of the policy...
  8. Depression as a Creative Illness: A South African Case Study

    Depression as a Creative Illness: A South African Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This case study presents a cultural perspective to supporting health and wellbeing in a young South African adult with depression and unresolved paternity issues. Issues around cultural identity appeared to influence the experience of depression and addressing the identifying aspects...
  9. Resilience and coping experiences among master's professional psychology students in South Africa

    Resilience and coping experiences among master's professional psychology students in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    A longitudinal, five year study, with a qualitative, phenomenological approach, investigated resilience and coping experiences of 47 professional psychology master's degree students in their first year of training in South Africa. There were 12 men and 31 women, with a...