Articles by Keyword: Structural Approaches

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  1. Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Addressing discriminatory gender norms is a prerequisite for preventing HIV in women, including young women. However, the gendered expectation that women will perform unpaid childcare-related labour is rarely conceptualised as influencing their HIV risk. Our aim was to learn from...
  2. Partitioning, storage and remobilization of <sup>14</sup>C assimilated by <em>Themeda triandra</em> Forssk<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The second youngest fully‐expanded leaf on the main tiller of vegetative Themeda triandra plants was exposed to 14CO2. Thereafter, quantitative analysis of partitioning, storage and remobilization after defoliation of 14C‐labclled assimilate was conducted in serially‐harvested plants over a 27‐day period...
  3. Reaction of three veld grasses to different schedules of grazing and resting. 2. Residual effects on vigour

    Reaction of three veld grasses to different schedules of grazing and resting. 2. Residual effects on vigour

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Seven defoliation treatments involving grazing at intervals with sheep until mid-January or mid-March, or for the whole growing season at each of two stocking intensities, or resting for the whole growing season (control treatment) were applied on veld during the...
  4. Influence of temperature during the preceding growth period of lucerne on its regrowth at different temperatures

    Influence of temperature during the preceding growth period of lucerne on its regrowth at different temperatures

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    One-year-old lucerne (Medicago sativa L. cv. ‘Vernal’) plants were grown to first flower through three cuttings in three temperature regimes, H (33°C day/24°C night), W (27718°C) and C (21712°C), to ascertain the influence of temperature preceding defoliation on subsequent growth...
  5. Development of Bayesian stock assessment methods for Namibian orange roughy <em>Hoplostethus atlanticus</em>

    Development of Bayesian stock assessment methods for Namibian orange roughy <em>Hoplostethus atlanticus</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Bayesian methods are useful in fisheries stock assessment because they provide a conceptually elegant and statistically rigorous approach to making decisions under uncertainty. The application of Bayesian stock assessment methods in the management of Namibian orange roughy Hoplosthethus atlanticus within...
  6. Facilitation of Spatial Orientation Among Adolescents from a Disadvantaged Background

    Facilitation of Spatial Orientation Among Adolescents from a Disadvantaged Background

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated structural and shape recognition in two to three dimensions by adolescents from a historically disadvantaged neighbourhood. Data on the spatial orientation of grade eight learners in a specific school were collected using specifically adjusted and developed tests...
  7. Structural Violence Effects on the Educational Life Chances of Children from Low Income Families in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Structural Violence Effects on the Educational Life Chances of Children from Low Income Families in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study was to explore the structural conditions and social formations that mediate access to quality education amongst low income children in KwaZulu-Natal. Structural violence can lead to injustices to children such as the experience of hunger,...
  8. Students' Personality Traits and Learning Approaches

    Students' Personality Traits and Learning Approaches

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined students' usage of deep and surface approaches to learning as well as the relationship between students' personality attributes and their approaches to learning. Participants were 284 undergraduate education students registered with a South African regular university (females...
  9. Measurement Equivalence of the South African Psychological Ownership Questionnaire for Diverse South African Cultural Groups

    Measurement Equivalence of the South African Psychological Ownership Questionnaire for Diverse South African Cultural Groups

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study determined the measurement equivalence of the South African Psychological Ownership Questionnaire (SAPOS) for black and white South African employees. Participants were a non-probability sample of 645 professional level employees from both the private and the public sector (59.4%...
  10. The use of rites of passage in strengthening the psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned children in Botswana

    The use of rites of passage in strengthening the psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned children in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Children who have been bereaved in the context of AIDS may experience many challenges to their psychosocial wellbeing. Programmes to help orphaned children are usually anchored in child rights. As the individual focus of rights-based approaches is inept in African...