Articles by Keyword: Social Constructionism

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  1. Exploring the Psychological Exteriority and Interiority of Men's Violence Against Women

    Exploring the Psychological Exteriority and Interiority of Men's Violence Against Women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored male perpetrators subjective experiences of violence against their intimate partners. Participants were a convenience sample of 12 men (11 ‘Black’ and 1 ‘White’, between 18 to 70 years of age) recruited from three organisations in Johannesburg, South...
  2. Exploring Young Black Persons' Narratives About the Apartheid Past

    Exploring Young Black Persons' Narratives About the Apartheid Past

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined intergeneration narratives about the apartheid past through the retelling of 14 young black South Africans aged 16 to 21 (males =6, females =8). A qualitative categorical-content data analysis underpinned by social constructionism, explored these secondary narrative segments...
  3. ‘Bhuti’: Meaning and Masculinities in Xhosa Brothering

    ‘Bhuti’: Meaning and Masculinities in Xhosa Brothering

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The article explores the connections between context, masculinity and the fraternal relationship to understand brotherhood in Xhosa culture. The participant was a Xhosa man (32 years old, with tertiary level education). Data were collected using a semi-structured interview. The data...
  4. Racing risk, gendering responsibility: a qualitative study of how South African students talk about sexual risk and responsibility

    Racing risk, gendering responsibility: a qualitative study of how South African students talk about sexual risk and responsibility

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Individuals’ perceptions of risk have implications for whether and how they engage with protective strategies. This study investigated how sexual risk, specifically HIV and pregnancy and responsibility for these risks were constructed in discussions across five groups of youth in...
  5. Life design counselling effects on the career adaptability of learners in a selective independent school setting

    Life design counselling effects on the career adaptability of learners in a selective independent school setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This collective case study applied life design counselling to augment the career adaptability of learners in a South African independent school setting. Five purposively selected learners attending Grade 11 (age range: 16–18) completed eight group-based life design counselling sessions. Data...
  6. Life design counselling effects on the career adaptability of learners in a selective independent school setting

    Life design counselling effects on the career adaptability of learners in a selective independent school setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This collective case study applied life design counselling to augment the career adaptability of learners in a South African independent school setting. Five purposively selected learners attending Grade 11 (age range: 16–18) completed eight group-based life design counselling sessions. Data...
  7. AIDS communications through social networks: catalyst for behaviour changes in Uganda

    AIDS communications through social networks: catalyst for behaviour changes in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Objective: To investigate distinctive communications through social networks which may be associated with population behaviour changes and HIV prevalence declines in Uganda compared to other countries.
  8. Maasai Mara — an ecosystem under siege: an African case study on the societal dimension of rangeland conservation

    Maasai Mara — an ecosystem under siege: an African case study on the societal dimension of rangeland conservation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    'Let me assure you all that our commitment to the preservation of wildlife and the habitat in the Maasai Mara reserve is total. We do not deny that the reserve is of vital economic importance to us, but we also...
  9. The sociocultural contexts and meanings associated with livestock keeping in rural South Africa

    The sociocultural contexts and meanings associated with livestock keeping in rural South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    This paper complements Vetter's position paper, ‘Development and sustainable management of rangeland commons – aligning policy with the realities of South Africa's rural landscape’ (Vetter in this issue). It seeks to advance the debate regarding the contemporary nature of livestock...
  10. Degradation of communal rangelands in South Africa: towards an improved understanding to inform policy

    Degradation of communal rangelands in South Africa: towards an improved understanding to inform policy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    In South Africa, the relative extent of range degradation under freehold compared to communal tenure has been strongly debated. We present a perspective on the processes that drive rangeland degradation on land under communal tenure. Our findings are based on...