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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. ...
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 ...
The linguistic landscape of rural South Africa after 1994: a case study of Philippolis
(University of the Free State, 2010-01)
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 ...
Ethnic diversity development in black African adolescents
(University of the Free State, 2014)
English: This study explored ethnic identity development among black African adolescents in the Motheo district. The specific aim of this study was to investigate the degree to which black African adolescents‟ exploration ...
Lived experiences of young black women with physical disabilities in Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2017-02)
English: This research study aims to improve our understanding of the intersectionality between disability, race/ethnicity, identity, religion, social class and gender and the ways in which these impact on how women with ...
Women and their perception of food and food consumption relative to their self-image and identity (Bloemfontein, South Africa)
(University of the Free State, 2017-06)
Within this thesis, the narratives of women are explored in terms of their perceptions of food and food consumption and its relation to their self-image and identities. Within our current societies dominated by capitalism ...
Moet wees: Religion spirituality and the formation of youth identities : the case of the Assemblies of God in East London
(University of the Free State, 2016-02)
The present study considers the role of religion and spirituality on the formation of youth identities by focusing on the Pentecostal/Charismatic churches, particularly the Assemblies of God, at East London, in the Eastern ...
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 ...