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The role of cosmetic surgery in the embodied experience of female beauty: a narrative study in Bloemfontein, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2017-10)
Nowadays, the concept of human ‘beauty’ is intricately linked to that of identity: beauty is seen as bringing success in occupation, love, and marriage. Accordingly, beauty is often treated like a commodity—social status ...
'n Antropologiese studie na die identiteit van vroue in Orania
(University of the Free State, 2009)
English: In this thesis, 'n description is given of the content of the cultural identity of a selected group of women in Orania, as well as how women maintain and promote their identity by means of their activities and ...
Online social networking: reflections on social relations amongst a group of students, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein
(University of the Free State, 2018-02)
Online social networking (OSN) as an activity carried out through social network sites (SNS) is without a doubt, a predominant interaction mechanism which best characterises the 21st century. The advent of SNS has acutely ...
The importance of loss of faith in conventional religion as a feature of Peter Shaffer's major works
(University of the Free State, 2005-05)
Man's need for worship has been an undeniable fact in the history of mankind; the subject of the awareness of and necessity for faith has always been of fundamental concern to man. Man always aspires to reach a knowable ...
Narratiewe identiteitsvorming: navigering en onderhandeling deur studente aan 'n universiteit
(University of the Free State, 2018-01)
English: The study focuses on the narrative construction of identity of students at a South African university campus. The students from higher education institutions do not only have to navigate and negotiate continuously ...
Radicalisation to commit terrorism from a political socialisation perspective in Kenya and Uganda
(University of the Free State, 2014-06)
English: Preventing and combating terrorism should start with understanding what drives an individual to resort to terrorism, taking into consideration that not all people experience the same external ...
Afrikaner values in post-apartheid South Africa : an anthropological perspective
(University of the Free State, 2011-07-27)
English: The aim of this study is to conduct an investigation from an anthropological perspective, on the impact that post-apartheid South Africa has had on the Afrikaner’s judgement of value, as well as on his identity-formation. ...
The linguistic landscape of rural South Africa after 1994: a case study of Philippolis
(University of the Free State, 2010-01)
Ukuthwasa initiation of amagqirha: identity construction and the training of Xhosa women as traditional healers
(University of the Free State, 2009-05)
English: The study explores ukuthwasa initiation process amongst amaXhosa women in the Eastern Cape Province. The focus is on the training of women amagqirha in three areas in the Eastern Cape. The study looks at how the ...
Old stories and new chapters: a biographical study of white Afrikaans speaking identity in central South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2013-02)
Since the fall of apartheid and the emergence of a wholly democratic South Africa in 1994, little research has been done on the topic of white identity in this rapidly transforming multicultural society. Indeed, apart from ...