Articles by Author: Jabulani D Thwala

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  1. Community Psychology Doctoral Theses: A South African University Case Study

    Community Psychology Doctoral Theses: A South African University Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The present investigation analysed the Community Psychology doctoral thesis trends with respect to student demographics, thesis topics, research methodology, research participant demographics, rural/urban focus, community empowerment focus, and programme development and evaluation at one institution. Of the 51 students who...
  2. Ancestral Consciousness in the Zulu Culture: A Wilberian View

    Ancestral Consciousness in the Zulu Culture: A Wilberian View

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this research was to complement and advance Wilber's integral approach through an investigation into ancestral consciousness by the Zulu. Five isiZulu home language speakers (age range 33 to 56 years) and a sixth English speaking person were...
  3. The Meanings of an Animal Wristband (<em>isiphandla</em>) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    The Meanings of an Animal Wristband (<em>isiphandla</em>) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated indigenous meanings attributed to the use of an animal skin wristband (isiphandla) in persons in KwaZulu-Natal. The study was motivated by the need for indigenous psychological knowledge in the South African context where western-based treatment approaches, ideologies...
  4. Are Rural Students from Historically Disadvantaged Communities Prepared for Psychology Studies at University?

    Are Rural Students from Historically Disadvantaged Communities Prepared for Psychology Studies at University?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the self-perceived preparedness of students from a historically disadvantaged rural South African setting for psychology studies at a university. The study sample comprised 399 beginning students with a historically Black university (age M = 22.8 years, SD...
  5. Young Women who Have Experienced Unwanted Pregnancy: A Multiple Case Study

    Young Women who Have Experienced Unwanted Pregnancy: A Multiple Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Qualitative approaches were used to understand the experience of pregnancy in a group of young Xhosa women (N =10, M age = 19.70, SD = 3.20). Data is provided on their retrospective accounts of factors which contributed towards unwanted pregnancy...
  6. Contemplating the Self: A Brief Phenomenological Participatory Action Study

    Contemplating the Self: A Brief Phenomenological Participatory Action Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examines Self contemplation from a heuristic phenomenological and applied psychological perspective using a participatory action research approach. The participant authors (n = 6; females = 50%, majority ethnicity = isiZulu = 67%) engaged in reflective contemplation of the...
  7. AMAQHABANGA

    AMAQHABANGA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages