Articles by Author: Julia Koch

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  1. Fieldwork as performance: being ethnographic in film-making

    Fieldwork as performance: being ethnographic in film-making

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This paper examines the use of the visual medium of collaborative ethnographic film-making as a fieldwork method in anthropology. Focusing on practices of filming, I adapt Richard Schechner’s ideas of performance processes and relational quadrilogues to move beyond the dichotomy...
  2. Field reactions of lucerne genotypes to anthracnose and crown rot caused by <em>Colletotrichum trifolii</em>

    Field reactions of lucerne genotypes to anthracnose and crown rot caused by <em>Colletotrichum trifolii</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Nineteen different cultivars and experimental lines of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) were inoculated with sand-bran cultures of Colletotrichum trifolii Bain & Essary and evaluated for resistance to anthracnose and crown rot under local conditions. The various genotypes differed significantly in...
  3. Prevalence of Alcohol Use and Associated Factors in Pregnant Antenatal Care Attendees in Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Prevalence of Alcohol Use and Associated Factors in Pregnant Antenatal Care Attendees in Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We sought to identify the prevalence of alcohol use and associated factors among pregnant women who were patients at antenatal primary care clinics in a South Africa health district. A cross-sectional study using systematic sampling was conducted among 1497 pregnant...
  4. Early Sexual Debut and Associated Risk Factors Among Male and Female Youth in South Africa

    Early Sexual Debut and Associated Risk Factors Among Male and Female Youth in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and correlates of early sexual debut among youth aged 18–24 in South Africa. In a cross-sectional population based survey 3123 youth were interviewed with a structured questionnaire in four provinces...
  5. The argument for evaluating monolingual language tests for equivalence across language groups

    The argument for evaluating monolingual language tests for equivalence across language groups

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The demonstration of scalar equivalence in language proficiency tests (which can be viewed as monolingual language tests) has often been deemed as unnecessary as it is argued that the biases associated with the language of a test (used across multilingual...
  6. Investigating item and construct bias in an English verbal analogies scale

    Investigating item and construct bias in an English verbal analogies scale

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    For this study the researcher was interested in investigating the scalar equivalence of the adapted English version of the verbal analogies (VA) subscale of the Woodcock Muñoz Language Survey (WMLS) across English first-language speakers and Xhosa first-language speakers. This was...
  7. Why HIV/AIDS should be treated as exceptional: arguments from sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe

    Why HIV/AIDS should be treated as exceptional: arguments from sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The idea that HIV and AIDS gets too much attention and funding emerged in 2008 with a call to end 'AIDS exceptionalism.' This article outlines a short history of AIDS exceptionalism — the idea that HIV and AIDS require a...
  8. FaMEC: 2002–2004

    FaMEC: 2002–2004

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice