Recent Submissions

  • Capital, habitus and symbolic violence in the field of reproductive rights: women and HIV 

    Du Plessis, Gretchen; Bezuidenhout, Frans (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: Critical ethnographic research methods are used in this article to suggest that the concepts of capital, field, habitus and symbolic violence as conceptualised by Bourdieu offer powerful ways to understand the ...
  • Independent and interdependent concepts of self: a meeting of worlds 

    Costandius, Elmarie (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: This article argues for a re-evaluation of pedagogical methods to integrate an interdependent concept of self with an independent concept of self in order to enhance teaching and learning. The influence of an ...
  • Biographical disruption, HIV/AIDS and chronic poverty 

    Chisaka, Janet; Coetzee, Jan (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: The concept of biographical disruption speaks about refers to the ontological uncertainty and questioning that accompanies the suffering experienced when one is living with a serious or chronic illness. Most ...
  • The notion of cause in science and politics 

    Faure, Murray (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: This article explores some of the features and implications of causality and how the use of this contested concept may be understood and appraised as it applies to the world of politics and, in more detail, the ...