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Research outputs: RESEARCH

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2013 The concept and application of transdisciplinarity in intellectual discourse and research

By orientation transdisciplinarity is an approach that recognises a united and borderless intellectual terrain. It is an attempt to formula...

2013 Masihambisane, lessons learnt using participatory indigenous knowledge research approaches in a school-based collaborative project of the Eastern Cape

Masihambisane is an Nguni word, loosely meaning "let us walk the path together". The symbolic act of walking together is conceptually at the...

2013 African scholars finding their voices

The 'voice from the South' is seldom heard in debates around issues directly affecting countries of the global South. How can the southern o...

2013 Research politics: some issues in conducting research for government as a client

Researchers are guided by their ideological and ethical viewpoints when conducting research. Doing research for government challenges them t...