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  1. Processes and Functions in Higher Education Students Adjusting to a New Learning Environment: Applying The Mmogo<sup>tm</sup>-Method

    Processes and Functions in Higher Education Students Adjusting to a New Learning Environment: Applying The Mmogo<sup>tm</sup>-Method

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explored the processes and functions amongst a community of students who had to adjust to new social and academic settings. Thirteen university students of a predominantly seTswana ethnic background participated in the study (males = 5, females =...
  2. Childcare in poor urban settlements in Swaziland in an era of HIV/AIDS

    Childcare in poor urban settlements in Swaziland in an era of HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores the role of the family in caring for orphans and other children in poor urban communities having some of the highest levels of HIV/AIDS prevalence in the world. A range of family forms in Swaziland was found...
  3. Values in children's stories in South Africa: an exploratory discourse analysis

    Values in children's stories in South Africa: an exploratory discourse analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the presentation and construction of the values in story texts for children in South Africa. The data were from five children's stories from a widely-circulated weekly newspaper. The story content was analysed for value-laden themes child readers...
  4. 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.
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Adaptive management for complex communal rangelands in South Africa

    Adaptive management for complex communal rangelands in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Many of the intransigent problems facing the world arise in complex systems. In this paper, I propose that communal rangelands in South Africa be recognised as complex social–ecological systems and that one of the reasons that development initiatives have had...
  9. Training of Professional Psychologists for Africa: Community Psychology or Community Work?

    Training of Professional Psychologists for Africa: Community Psychology or Community Work?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    If the practice of psychology is to be relevant to environmental realities and context sensitive then conscious consideration must be given to the psychology training programme. Training programmes should give due recognition to the historical, political, social, economic and cultural...
  10. Challenging the Frontiers of Community Psychology: A South African Experience

    Challenging the Frontiers of Community Psychology: A South African Experience

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The development of community psychology is of vital importance in South Africa because of the historical context, questions about the relevance of mainstream western psychology and the current social change in the country in the post-apartheid era. Accordingly successful community...