Volume 6                                                 CONTENTS                                             2015


                       VOLUME 6, Number 1                                                                                                                     JANUARY, 2015


 

SPECIAL VOLUME

 

Youth, Diverse Student Communities and Institutional Transitions in India and South Africa

 

Tina Uys, Kammila Naidoo,  Nagaraju Gundemeda andTapiwaChagonda

(Guest Editors)

 

Editorial

i-iii

 

Bronwyn Dworzanowski-Venter and Tapiwa Chagonda Seeking Barriers to the Development of Knowledge Transgressivity Potential (KTP): Lessons from a Postgraduate Student Survey at The University of Johannesburg

1-13

[Abstract]

 

Bhekimpilo Mpofu Profiling Disadvantaged Undergraduate Students in Higher Education

15-30

[Abstract]

 

Cecilia van Zyl-Schalekamp and Patrick Mthombeni Social-Background Factors Affecting the Academic Success of First Year Sociology Students at The University of Johannesburg, South Africa

31-44

[Abstract]

 

E. Binikos and P. Rugunanan Racial Integration among Students at The University of Johannesburg

45-63

[Abstract]

 

Letitia Smuts, Josien Reijer and Tessa Dooms  Perceptions of Sexuality and Gendered Sexual Roles among Students at a South African University: Exploring Heteronormativity on Campus

65-75

[Abstract]

 

Anthony Kaziboni and Tina Uys The Selection of Academic Role Models by First Year  University Students

77-86

[Abstract]

 

Tina Uys and Anton Senekal “Do We Stay or Do We Leave?” The Role of Trust and Engagement in Students’ Decision Whether to Remain in South Africa

87-98

[Abstract]

 

Nagaraju Gundemeda The Idea of a University:  A Sociological Study of a National University in India

99-112

[Abstract]

 

Sahana Sen and Nagaraju Gundemeda Classroom as a Site of Learning:  A Sociological  Study  of  a University in India

113-124

[Abstract]

 

P. Anthony Raj and Nagaraju Gundemeda The Idea of Social Justice:  A Sociological Analysis of the University Students’ Reflections  on the Reservation Policy in India

125-135

[Abstract]

 

C. A. Ramsheena  and Nagaraju Gundemeda Youth and Marriage: A Study of Changing Marital Choices among the University Students in India

137-147

[Abstract]

 

Tony Nyundu, Kammila Naidoo and Tapiwa Chagonda ‘Getting Involved on Campus’:  Student Identities, Student Politics, and Perceptions  of the Student Representative Council (SRC)

149-161

[Abstract]

 

Guide to Contributors

163-168

 

List of  Members of the Editorial Board

169-170


                   VOLUME 6, Number 2                                                                                                                            APRIL 2015


 

Matodzi Nancy Lambani • Poverty the Cause of Teenage Pregnancy in Thulamela Municipality

171-176

[Abstract]

 

Joyce Phikisile Dhlamini • Transformation and Empowerment of the  Disadvantaged Township Women through  Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET)

177-186

[Abstract]

 

Edwin Joseph Mohatlane • The Virtues of Cultural Context and the Vices of Translationese in Sesotho Translation

187-195

[Abstract]

 

Mgadla Isaac Xaba • The Empowerment Approach to Parental Involvement in Education

197-208

[Abstract]

 

Abiodun Salawu  • Oramedia as a Vehicle for Development in Africa: The Imperative for the Ethical Paradigm of Development

209-216

[Abstract]

 

Edwin Joseph Mohatlane   The Birth of a New Paradigm in Sesotho Translation

217-225

[Abstract]

 

H. N. Mutshaeni, C. Denhere and F. Ravhuhali •  High School Students’ Attitudes  towards the Teaching Profession

227-233

[Abstract]

 

Takalani Samuel Mashau, Lufuno Reginald Kone and Humbulani Nancy Mutshaeni • Diversity in Africa: A Cause for Disunity?

235-245

[Abstract]

 

Oyeleke Ajiboye Isaac and Pius Tangwe Tanga  • Perceived Youth Gangs and Peers Imitation as Correlates of Adolescent Delinquent Behaviour in Ibadan Metropolis, Nigeria

247-255

[Abstract]

 

Karl Peltzer   An Examination of the Relationship between Sexual Orientation and Health Status among South African Public Educators

257-261

[Abstract]

 

Cosmas Maphosa, Sithulisiwe Bhebhe and Maciline Dziva • Interrogating the Significance of Professionalism and Professional Ethics in the Teaching Profession

263-272

[Abstract]

 

Tsoaledi Daniel Thobejane • Factors Contributing to Teenage Pregnancy in South Africa:  The Case of Matjitjileng Village

273-277

[Abstract]

 

Paul N. Isiugo and Emeka E. Obioha• Community Participation in Wildlife Conservation and Protection in Oban Hills Area of Cross River State, Nigeria

279-291

[Abstract]

 

Virginia Gubwe, Pascal Gubwe and Stephen Mago • Child-Headed Households and Educational Problems in Urban Zimbabwe: The Case of Dikwindi Primary  School in Masvingo Urban.....

293-301

[Abstract]

 

Pule Alexis Phindane • Verbal Alternations in Sesotho: A Case of Lexical Semantics

303-314

[Abstract]

 


                   VOLUME 6, Number 3                                                                                                                JULY 2015


 

S.M. Kang’ethe Exploring the Occupational Caregiver-cared Conflict in Informal  Settings: Evidences from Botswana and Other  Eclectic Data Sources

315-321

[Abstract]

 

Augustine Okhobo Dokpesi • Interrogating the Problems of Lone-living among Married Women of Absentee-Spouses in Benin City, South-South Nigeria

323-333

[Abstract]

 

S. M. Kang’ethe  and Dennyford Mafa •  Exploring the Panacea and Perfidy of Indigenization as a Driver to Avert Youth Unemployment in Zimbabwe

335-340

[Abstract]

 

Osunde Omoruyi • Labor Market, Demographic Patterns and Income  Inequality in Nigeria

341-354

[Abstract]

 

Akeem Adewale Oyelana and Ndyebo Christopher Nini  The Differences in the Uses of Intensive Information  Search and In-store Information between  Female and Male Shoppers in South Africa

355-364

[Abstract]

 

Irene Muzvidziwa Women Educational Leaders and the Empowerment of Others

365-376

[Abstract]

 

Angelo Nicolaides • An Analysis of Feuerbach’s Iconoclastic Approach Which Supports the Notion of the Anthropological Core of Religion  as Opposed to One with Theological Quintessence

377-385

[Abstract]

 

Kola O. Odeku • An Overview of Reinstatement in Retrospect

387-392

[Abstract]

 

Kola O. Odeku • Forced Reinstatement Phenomenon:  Implications in Labor Relations

393-398

[Abstract]

 

Ifeoma R. Eze  and Emmanuel O. Adu Parents’ Perception of the Adolescents’ Attitudes towards Premarital Sex

399-407

[Abstract]

 

Sulaimon Adigun Muse and Sagie Narsiah • The Irony of Democracy in Nigeria

409-414

[Abstract]

 

Sulaimon Adigun Muse and Sagie Narsiah  • ‘Public Participation in Selected Civilizations:   Problems and Potentials

415-421

[Abstract]

 

Tatenda Manomano, R. Mujoko and S. M. Kang’ethe • Taking Stock of South Africa’s Progress towards Mitigating the Crime and Violence against Women

423-428

[Abstract]

 

S.M. Kang’ethe • Exploring the Effects of Cultural Attrition as a Recipe of  Lost Human Dignity and Dented Identity the Case of Selected African Cultures

429-434

[Abstract]

 

M.T. Babane and M.T. Chauke • Cross-border Language Harmonization:   A Case of Xitsonga (South Africa) and Shangani (Zimbabwe)

435-440

[Abstract]

 

A. Mushwana  and M. T. Chauke • Naming Practices among Vatsonga:  The Case of Naming of ‘Characters’  in Some of Thomas Hasani Chauke’s Songs

441-448

[Abstract]

 


                   VOLUME 6, Number 4                                                                                                                OCTOBER 2015


 

Rodwell Makombe The Mediation of Learning through English in Africa and Asia

449-458

[Abstract]

 

Doraval Govender State of Violent Crime in South Africa Post 1994

459-467

[Abstract]

 

N. G. Biyela Women and the Art of Speaking with the Beads:  The Traditional ‘Zulu ,Love Letter’

469-473

[Abstract]

 

Kola O. Odeku and Olufunmilayo O. Odeku Impact of Alcoholism in the Workplace and the Role of the Employers

475-481

[Abstract]

 

M. E. Baloyi   The Christian View of Levirate Marriage in a  Changing South Africa

483-491

[Abstract]

 

Makondelele Radzilani-Makat Multiple Losses and Gains: Tshivenda-Speaking Widows’ Accounts in the Context of the Death of a Husband

493-500

[Abstract]

 

N. G. Mkosi and Vimbi P. Mahlangu Experiences of Educators in Managing a School  in a South African Prison

501-510

[Abstract]

 

M. A. N. Duma Involvement of Parents in the Administration of Farm Schools  in South Africa

511-516

[Abstract]

 

Remember Kanego Ndobela and Kola O. Odeku Revisiting the Remedies of Unfair Dismissal at the Workplace

517-524

[Abstract]

 

Index                                                                                                                   

525-526