Research outputs

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2014 Whither the African middle class in an "Africa rising"?

"Africa rising" is an emerging grand narrative that, whilst occupying the millennial imagination, continues to be the subject of growing med...

2011 The determinants of family resilience among families in low- and middle-income contexts: a systematic literature review

Resilience research has traditionally revolved around individual risk and protective factors that enable people to succeed in spite of adver...

2011 A task shifting approach to primary mental health care for adults in South Africa: human resource requirements and costs for rural settings

A recent situational analysis suggests that post-apartheid South Africa has made some gains with respect to the decentralization and integra...

2011 Multiple meanings of the middle class in Soweto, South Africa

This study investigated the meanings of middle class amongst those who label themselves middle class. 2559 people were surveyed in Soweto, S...