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Research outputs: CULTURE

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2021 Conclusion


2020 Bo-Kaap community response to COVID-19: living culture and tradition

A week before the nationwide lockdown commenced, Bo-Kaap announced its closure to tourists. The neighbourhood with its colourful houses and ...

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2020 Own your city: on creative economies in South Africa's cities

South African health professionals' state of wellbeing during the emergence of COVID-1. This paper considers how the Cultural and Creative I...

2020 Intersectionality of cultural norms and sexual behaviours: a qualitative study of young black male students at a university in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sexual risk behaviors that occur among young men are based on dominant notions and practices that prevail in cultural contexts. As such, und...

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