Articles by Author: Robert Thornton

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  1. Sexual networks and social capital: multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships as a rational response to unstable social networks

    Sexual networks and social capital: multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships as a rational response to unstable social networks

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships (MCP) are prevalent in southern Africa and have been identified as a primary cause of high HIV prevalence in this region. Sexual liaisons with multiple partners serve to increase the size and diversity of an...
  2. Four principles of South African political culture at the local level

    Four principles of South African political culture at the local level

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Standard models of political thought derived from Liberal, Democratic and Classical models of political theory do not appear to fully comprehend the structure and processes of political action and culture at the local-level in South Africa. I present a concise...
  3. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF THE LIMNOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: A PERSONAL APPRECIATION

    TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF THE LIMNOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: A PERSONAL APPRECIATION

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    This introduction to the silver anniversary commemorative issue of the Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa outlines the concept and development of the issue. In keeping with the theme of reminisce and assess, some forecasts of the future...
  4. A NOTE ON GENERALISED SHIFTS

    A NOTE ON GENERALISED SHIFTS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    A necessary and sufficient condition for a generalised shift on two symbols to be one-to-one is given. The criterion also holds when applied directly to shifts on more than two symbols. Two examples to illustrate the results are included.