Articles by Author: Jessica A Rockey

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  1. Share price reaction to financial and integrated reports

    Share price reaction to financial and integrated reports

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This study analyses whether significant cumulative average abnormal returns (CAAR) are observed before and after the release of financial results and integrated reports. The study was completed through the use of event study methodology, based on the capital asset pricing...
  2. Second-personal reasons: why we need something like them, but why there are actually no such things

    Second-personal reasons: why we need something like them, but why there are actually no such things

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    Stephen Darwall, in his book The Second-Person Standpoint (2006), has argued for an account of morality grounded in what he calls second-personal reasons. My first aim in this paper is to demonstrate the value of an account like Darwall’s; as...
  3. The agent-relative/agent-neutral distinction: my two sense(s)

    The agent-relative/agent-neutral distinction: my two sense(s)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    The agent-relative/agent-neutral distinction is very well established and widely employed in the metaethical literature. However, I argue that there are actually two different senses of the distinction at large: the hetero-/homogeneous sense and the dependence/independence sense. The traditional, unqualified distinction...
  4. Preliminary results on trace element levels in three species of seabirds from the western Indian Ocean

    Preliminary results on trace element levels in three species of seabirds from the western Indian Ocean

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    As top predators of pelagic food webs, marine birds naturally bioaccumulate essential and non-essential elements. Levels of arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), mercury (Hg), manganese (Mn), selenium (Se) and zinc (Zn) were determined in the liver, kidneys...
  5. Stoic Warriors and Stoic Torturers: The Moral Psychology of Military Torture

    Stoic Warriors and Stoic Torturers: The Moral Psychology of Military Torture

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    Nancy Sherman’s book Stoic Warriors provides an interesting reflection on how a modified version of the ancient teachings of stoicism may be applicable to the concerns and needs of the modern military. In the course of her book, she explains...
  6. Cave breeding by African Penguins near the northern extreme of their range: Sylvia Hill, Namibia

    Cave breeding by African Penguins near the northern extreme of their range: Sylvia Hill, Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Only three mainland sites are known among the total 27 breeding colonies of the African Penguin, Spheniscus demersus: two in South Africa and one in Namibia. The latter is a unique cave site near the northern extreme of the species'...
  7. Age at first breeding of the African Penguin

    Age at first breeding of the African Penguin

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Numbers of breeding pairs of African Black Oystercatchers showed a highly significant increase at Cape Agulhas over a 24year study period. Mean numbers of fledglings per pair did not increase correspondingly but showed a cyclic tendency, peaking twice, with a...
  8. Estimating scavenger and search bias for collision fatality surveys of large birds on power lines in the Karoo, South Africa

    Estimating scavenger and search bias for collision fatality surveys of large birds on power lines in the Karoo, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Bird collision mortality associated with power lines is a global conservation challenge, but periodic carcass counts along power lines underestimate actual mortality because of survey biases. We conducted a scavenger trial over 90 days and three observer detection trials after...
  9. The economics, financing and implementation of HIV treatment as prevention: What will it take to get there?

    The economics, financing and implementation of HIV treatment as prevention: What will it take to get there?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The 2013 Lancet Commission Report, Global Health 2035, rightly pointed out that we are at a unique place in history where a “grand convergence” of health initiatives to reduce both infectious diseases, and child and maternal mortality – diseases that...