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  1. Socio-economic and demographic factors related to HIV status in urban informal settlements in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Socio-economic and demographic factors related to HIV status in urban informal settlements in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The prevalence of HIV&AIDS is embedded in social and economic inequity and the relationship between social determinants and HIV incidence is well established. The aim of this study was to determine which socio-economic and demographic factors are related to HIV...
  2. An argument for either excluding death as a capital gains tax event or abolishing estate duty

    An argument for either excluding death as a capital gains tax event or abolishing estate duty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    South Africa is one of the few countries in the world that imposes both estate duty and capital gains tax on the assets of a person on death. This paper presents an argument for the abolishment of estate duty in...
  3. The Nature of the South African Corporate Economy: A need to review company objectives?

    The Nature of the South African Corporate Economy: A need to review company objectives?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: De Ratione
    The maximisation of shareholders’ wealth as the primary goal of the firm is the cornerstone of modern financial theory which has its source mainly from USA. The South African corporate economy has significantly different characteristics compared with that of the...
  4. The valorisation of symbolic labour: the articulation of proper womanhood in post-apartheid Potchefstroom

    The valorisation of symbolic labour: the articulation of proper womanhood in post-apartheid Potchefstroom

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Drawing on ethnographic data gleaned from nine months of research conducted among elderly, middle-class, Afrikaans- speaking members of a voluntary woman's organisation that aims at providing adult education to women, pertaining to womanhood, wifehood and motherhood, this paper shows how...
  5. Mining morals, muck and Akan gold in New York City

    Mining morals, muck and Akan gold in New York City

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Among Akan spirit preachers at shrines in New York, gold and gold weights are at the centre of the creation of new moral topographies in a fluid and contested context. In a get-rich-quick New York marketplace, the preachers appeal to...
  6. Corporate social responsibility, market competition, and shareholder wealth

    Corporate social responsibility, market competition, and shareholder wealth

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This paper examines the association between corporate social responsibility (CSR), product market competition (PMC) and shareholder wealth by analysing CSR and market data from January 2006 to December 2012 (excluding 2009) in Korea. We focus on the role of PMC,...
  7. Household wealth and adoption of Integrated Striga Management (ISM) technologies in northern Nigeria

    Household wealth and adoption of Integrated Striga Management (ISM) technologies in northern Nigeria

    Agricultural households in developing countries often are unable and unwilling to adopt new technologies due to the deterrents to adoption imposed by numerous socio-economic, institutional and ecological factors. However, economic theory predicts that relatively wealthy households have better ability to...
  8. Addressing education inequality in sub-Saharan Africa<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0000"/>

    Addressing education inequality in sub-Saharan Africa<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0000"/>

    This paper examines the impact of wealth inequality on education inequality in the sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, including by decomposing inequality across gender. Specifically, it analyzes the impact of wealth concentration on the distribution of educational attainment using a sample...