Additional Research Articles

Chersich, M. F., & Rees, H. V. (2008). Vulnerability of women in southern Africa to infection with HIV: biological determinants and priority health sector interventions. AIDS, 22, S27-S40 10.1097/1001.aids.0000341775.0000394123.0000341775.


Kugler, K. C., Komro, K. A., Stigler, M. H., Mnyika, K. S., Masatu, M., Aastrom, A. N., & Klepp, K. I. (2007). The reliability and validity of self–report measures used to evaluate adolescent HIV/AIDS prevention programs in sub–Saharan Africa. AIDS Education and Prevention, 19(5), 365-382.


Ackermann, L. and de Klerk, G.W. (2002) Social factors that make South African women vulnerable to HIV infection,” Health Care for Women International, 23, 163-172.


Hunter, Mark. (2010) Love in the Time of Aids: Inequality, Gender and Rights in South Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.


Morrell, Robert. “Men, Movements, and Gender Transformation in South Africa.” African Masculinities. Ed. Lahoucin Ouzgane and Robert Morrell. New York: Palgrave MacMaillan, 2005. 271-288. Print.


Cock, J. 2001, “Gun violence and masculinity in contemporary South Africa,” in Changing men in Southern Africa, R. Morrell, ed., Zed Publishers, London.


Morrell, R. 1998, “Of Boys and Men: Masculinity and Gender in Southern African Studies”, Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 605-630.


. Xaba, T. 2001, “Masculinity and its Malcontents: The confrontation between “struggle masculinity” and “post-struggle masculinity”. in Changing men in Southern Africa, R. Morrell, ed., Zed Books, London.


Goldblatt, B. 2005. Gender and social assistance in the first decade of democracy: A case study of South Africa’s Child Support Grant. Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies.(32) 2: 239-25.


Jewkes, R., N. Abrahams, and Z. Mvo. 1998. “Why do nurses abuse patients? Reflections from South African obstetric services.” Social Science & Medicine no. 47 (11):1781-1795.


Shefer, T., Strebel, A., Jacobs, J. 2012. “AIDS fatigue and university students’ talk about HIV risk.” African Journal of AIDS Research no. 11 (2):113-121.


Budlender, D. (1997). Women, gender and policy-making in the South African context. Development Southern Africa, 14, 513-530.


Cooper, D., Morroni, C., Orner, P., Moodley, J., Harries, J., Cullingworth, L. et al. (2004). Ten years of democracy in South Africa: documenting transformation in reproductive health policy and status. Reproductive Health Matters, 12(24), 70-85.


Anderson, N., Nyamathi, A., McAvoy, J., Conde, F. & Casey, C. (2001). Perceptions about risk for HIV/AIDS among adolescents in juvenile detention. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 23(4), 336-359. doi: 10.1177/019394590102300403


Bhana, D. (2012). ―Girls are not free‖—In and out of the South African school. International Journal of Educational Development, 32(2), 352-358. doi:10.1016/j.ijedudev.2011.06.002


Morrell, R., Jewkes, R., & Lindegger, G. (2012). Hegemonic masculinity/masculinities in South Africa: Culture, power, and gender politics. Men and Masculinities, 15(1), 11-30. doi: 10.1177/1097184X12438001


Shope, J. H. (2006). ―Lobola is here to stay‖: rural black women and the contradictory meanings of lobolo in post-apartheid South Africa. Agenda, 20(68), 64-72.


Anderson, C. M. (2000). The Persistence of Polgamy as an Adaptive Response to Poverty and Oppression in Apartheid South Africa. Cross Cultural Research, 34 (2), 99 – 112. doi: 10.1177/106939710003400201


Breckenridge, K. (1998). The allure of violence: Men, race and masculinity on the South African goldmines, 1900 – 1950. Journal of South African Studies, 24 (4), 669 – 693.


Mooney, K. (1998). ‘Ducktails, flick-knives and pugnacity’: Subcultural and hegemonic masculinities in South Africa, 1948 – 1960. Journal of South African Studies, 24 (4), 753 – 774.


Potgieter, C. (2006). Masculine bodies, feminine symbol: challenging gendered identities or compulsory femininity? Agenda, 67, 116 – 127.


Posel, D. (2006). Marriage at the Drop of a Hat: Housing and Partnership in South Africa’s Urban African Townships,1920s – 1960s. History Workshop Journal, 61 (1), 57 – 76. doi: 10.1093/hwj/dbi049


Shäfer, L. (2006). Marriage and Marriage-like Relationships: Constructing a new hierarchy of life partnerships. South African Law Journal, 123 (4), 626 – 647.


Wilbraham, L. (1996). “Avoiding the ultimate break-up” After Infidelity: The Marketisation of Counselling and Relationship-work for Women in a South African Advice Column. Psychology in Society, 21, 27 – 48.


Bhana, D. 2005. “What matters to girls and boys in a black primary school in South Africa”. Early Child Development and Care. 175:2, 99-111.


Baxen, J. (2008). Using narratives to develop a hermeneutic understanding of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Compare: a Journal of Comparative and International Education, 38(3), 307-319.


Coutsoudis, A, Pillay, K, Spooner, E, Kuhn, L & Coovadia, HM. 1999. Influence of infant feeding patterns on early mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Durban, South Africa: a prospective cohort study. Lancet 354(9177): 471-476.


Halperin, D. T., & Epstein, H. (2007). Why is HIV prevalence so severe in South Africa? The role of multiple concurrent partnerships and lack of male circumcision: Implications for AIDS prevention. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, 8(1), 19-25.


Shefer, T., Crawford, M., Strebel, A., Simbayi, L. C., Dwadwa-Henda, N., Cloete, A., Kaufman, M. R., & Kalichman, S. C. (2008). Gender, power and resistance to change among two communities in the Western Cape, South Africa. Feminism & Psychology, 18(2), 157-182. doi: 10.1177/0959353507088265

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