Articles by Keyword: Social Workers

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  1. Forgiveness and the Well-Being of Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): A Process for Discussion

    Forgiveness and the Well-Being of Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): A Process for Discussion

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Africa is a continent of conflict, violence and war. South Africa, with a recent history of apartheid and current high percentage of crime is no exception. Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) take part in peacekeeping operations...
  2. Courting success in HIV/AIDS prevention: the challenges of addressing aconcentrated epidemic in Senegal

    Courting success in HIV/AIDS prevention: the challenges of addressing aconcentrated epidemic in Senegal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article presents findings from a study of HIV/AIDS programmes for urban sex workers in Dakar, Senegal. The objective of the research was to assess HIV prevention and treatment efforts to date, and to identify challenges that must be overcome...
  3. Monica Wilson (1908–1982) and social change

    Monica Wilson (1908–1982) and social change

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Monica Wilson's writings contain a wealth of material on social change, on how institutions and groups and values change. Based on extensive fieldwork among the Pondo of the Eastern Cape and the Nyakyusa of Tanzania, her ethnographies and many articles...
  4. The meaning of compliance with land and labour legislation: understanding justice through farm workers’ experiences in the Eastern Cape

    The meaning of compliance with land and labour legislation: understanding justice through farm workers’ experiences in the Eastern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This paper explores the social meanings and uses of formal labour legislation on commercial farms in the Eastern Cape. Farm workers’ and dwellers’ experiences expose ongoing land and labour struggles on South Africa’s commercial farms. We focus on the ways...
  5. The role of community health workers in supporting South Africa’s HIV/ AIDS treatment programme

    The role of community health workers in supporting South Africa’s HIV/ AIDS treatment programme

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Community health workers deployed around South Africa’s primary health care clinics, supply indispensable support for the world’s largest HIV/AIDS treatment programme. Interviews with these workers illuminated the contribution they make to anti-retroviral treatment (ART) of HIV/AIDS patients and the motivations...
  6. 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.
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...