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    • African traditional religion: a new struggle for African identity 

      Muyingi, Mbangu Anicet (Association For Theological Education In South East Asia, 2015)
      This article investigates the social status attributed to African Traditional Religion (ATR) in determining culture and identity. Since ATR is seen to be the sum total of the peculiarities shared by African people, African ...
    • Conceptualizing intelligence in assessment: the next step 

      Brouwers, Symen A.; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R. (Elsevier, 2015)
      Intelligence theory and assessment inHR and I/O contexts are unlikely to makemajor advancements when intelligence continues to be treated as a decontextualized set of skills. Models of cognitive style, situated cognition, ...
    • Consumers’ snack choices: current factors contributing to obesity 

      Mielmann, Annchen; Brunner, Thomas A. (Emerald, 2018)
      Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to indicate the need for and create an insightful understanding of the current factors contributing to consumer’s obesity levels due to their snack choices. Design/methodology/approach ...
    • Consumers’ snack choices: current factors contributing to obesity 

      Mielmann, Annchen; Brunner, Thomas A. (Emerald, 2019)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to indicate the need for and create an insightful understanding of the current factors contributing to consumer’s obesity levels due to their snack choices. Design/methodology/app ...
    • A critical review of studies of South African youth resilience, 1990–2008 

      Theron, Linda C.; Theron, Adam M.C. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2010)
      Given the growing emphasis in research and service provision on strengths rather than deficits, the focus on youth support in the South African Children’s Act of 2005 and the lack of educational, therapeutic and other ...
    • Cultural specific attitudes of Batswana people towards adoption 

      Boshoff, Pieter; Ratshidi, Katlego (Stellenbosch Univ, 2019)
      The aim of this study was to describe the cultural attitude of Batswana people towards adoption. The study employed a cross-sectional survey design and is descriptive in nature. It followed a quantitative approach and ...
    • A "Day in the Lives" of  Four Resilient Youths: Cultural Roots of Resilience 

      Theron, Linda; Cameron, Catherine Ann; Didkowsky, Nora; Lau, Cindy; Liebenberg, Linda; Ungar, Michael (SAGE Publications, 2011)
      Grounded in the examples of four impoverished, relocated youths (two Sesotho-speaking orphans in South Africa and two Mexican immigrants in Canada), we explore cultural factors as potential roots of resilience. We triangulate ...
    • ICT to disempower? A perspective on ICT as postmodern agent 

      Nel, D F; Kroeze, Jan H; Lotriet, H (2010)
      The wholesale implementation of Information Technology (IT) has brought with it a host of unintended and unforeseen consequences. Through a literature review and an examination of both postmodernism and IT, it is proposed ...
    • Influence of socioeconomic status on design of Batswana home gardens and associated plant diversity patterns in northern South Africa 

      Davoren, Elandrie; Siebert, Stefan; Cilliers, Sarel; Du Toit, Marié Joey (Springer, 2016)
      Over the last two decades, home garden studies have markedly increased in both developed and developing countries. However, garden design and its influence on the overall biodiversity of the urban green infrastructure ...
    • Lay definitions of happiness across nations: the primacy of inner harmony and relational connectedness 

      Fave, Antonella Delle; Wissing, Marié P.; Brdar, Ingrid; Araujo, Ulisses; Solano, Alejandro Castro (Frontiers Media, 2016)
      In well-being research the term happiness is often used as synonymous with life satisfaction. However, little is known about lay people's understanding of happiness. Building on the available literature, this study explored ...