Research Outputs (ISHS): Recent submissions

  • Munro, Salla; van Niekerk, Ashley; Seedat, Mohamed (Blackwell, 2006)
    Background Investigations into the context and causation of injury, including injury risks, are an essential part of the injury prevention knowledge base. Caregiver perceptions of childhood injury risks may assist in ...
  • Ismail, Ghouwa; Taliep, Naiema; Suffla, Shahnaaz (MRC-UNISA, 2012-01)
    Child maltreatment is a global problem with serious consequences. It affects the entire community as it does not only occur within the family context, but spills over into the community and broader society. Child ...
  • Shefer, Tamara; Ratele, Kopano (Macmillan, 2011)
    In an effort to disentangle the threads of the complex, interwoven fabric of apartheid sexualities, this paper draws on narratives of the Apartheid Archive Project to explore the sexualizing force of racism and the ...
  • Ratele, Kopano; Suffla, Shahnaaz (HSRC, 2011)
    The second week of the first round of hearings of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission took place in Cape Town. On 2 April 1996 four mothers testified that Security Forces killed their sons during an ...
  • Ratele, Kopano; Mpolweni-Zantsi, Nosisi; Krog, Antjie (2007)
    The second week of the first round of hearings of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission took place in Cape Town. On 2 April 1996 four mothers testified that Security Forces killed their sons during an ...
  • Swart, Lu-Anne; Seedat, Mohamed; Vellema, Jeanine (MRC-UNISA, 2009)
    In South Africa there has been growing national concern about the high levels of interpersonal violence especially among young people. Several incidents of school homicides in particular made newspaper headlines during ...
  • Lau, Ursula (MRC-UNISA, 2009-06)
    Intimate partner violence is abuse that takes places between individuals in an intimate relationship. Intimate partners may include boyfriends, girlfriends, and current and former spouses. The abuse can take various ...
  • Laher, Hawabibi; Swart, Lu-Anne; Seedat, Mohamed; Mendes Novelo, Safy (MRC-UNISA, 2009)
    Road traffic fatalities as a leading cause of non-natural deaths, pose an enormous threat to the public health care sector globally (Harruff, 1998; Forjuoh, 2003; Olukoga, 2003; Santamarina-Rubio, Perez, Ricart, Arroyo, ...
  • Suffla, Shahnaaz; van Niekerk, Ashley; Arendse, Najuwa (BioMed Central, 2008-10-21)
    Background: Female strangulation in South Africa occurs in a context of pervasive and often extreme violence perpetrated against women, and therefore represents a major public health, social and human rights concern. ...
  • Sukhai, Anesh; Jones, Andy; Haynes, Robyn (South African Geographical Journal, 2009)
    In view of the large and increasing road traffic fatality burden in South Africa, this study describes the distribution of the risk of fatal road traffic injuries according to population and rural-urban characteristics ...
  • van Niekerk, Ashley; Laubscher, Ria; Laflamme, Lucie (BioMed Central, 2009-09-06)
    Background: Burns are a persisting public health problem in low- and middle-income countries; however, epidemiologic data for these settings is scarce. South Africa is no exception although there is an emerging knowledge ...
  • Ratele, Kopano (Brill, 2008)
    Th is article examines the questions why and how African males have been analysed, informed by the view that across several societies in Africa undeclared yet public gender wars of words and deeds go on daily, and may ...
  • Lazarus, Sandy; Taliep, Naiema; Bulbulia, Abdulsamed; Phillips, Shaun; Seedat, Mohamed (Journal of Psychology in Africa, 2012-12)
    This article describes a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach in a low-income setting. Using the SCRATCHMAPS project as a case example and with literature control, we show that CBPR is influenced by ...
  • Kramer, Sherianne; Amos, Taryn; Lazarus, Sandy; Seedat, Mohamed (Taylor & Francis, 2012-12)
    This literature review is a discussion of asset-based approaches to community engagement. Following a literature search, we identified several asset mapping approaches: Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD); ...
  • Eksteen, Rodney; Bulbulia, Abdulsamed; van Niekerk, Ashley; Ismail, Ghouwa; Lekoba, Royal (Journal of Psychology in Africa, 2012-12)
    This article aims to describe a theoretically-informed community engagement model which delivers a suite of child safety, peace and health interventions.We provide an overview of critical concepts that inform the ...
  • Kramer, Sherianne; Ratele, Kopano (MRC-UNISA, 2012)
    Based on data from the South African National Injury Mortality Surveillance System (NIMSS), an epidemiological surveillance system of fatal injuries, this article reports on a retrospective analysis of the data on homicide ...
  • Ratele, Kopano; Seedat, Mohamed; van Niekerk, Ashley; Pretorius, Karin; Suffla, Shahnaaz (MRC-UNISA, 2013-02)
    This fact sheet reports on firearm-related homicide, recorded by the National Injury Mortality Surveillance System (NIMSS), at nine forensic pathology services in the province of Gauteng for 2011, the latest year for ...
  • Ismail, Ghouwa; Suffla, Shahnaaz (MRC-UNISA, 2013)
    Malnutrition has become an urgent global health issue, with undernutrition killing or disabling millions of children each year. Malnutrition also prevents millions more from reaching their full intellectual and productive ...
  • Ratele, Kopano; Shefer, Tamara; Clowes, Lindsay (Psychological Society of South Africa, 2012)
    The absence of biological fathers in South Africa has been constructed as a problem for children of both sexes but more so for boy-children. Arguably the dominant discourse in this respect has demonized non-nuclear, ...
  • Mohamed, Kharnita; Ratele, Kopano (American Psychological Association, 2012)
    The aim of this article is to analyze the operation of nostalgia in the Apartheid Archive Project narratives. In total, a corpus of 138 narratives was read with nostalgia as a frame and 23 narratives were selected for ...

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