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Cultural studies and Africa: excavating the subject-matter.
(East African Communication Scholars Association., 2002)
This article examines some of the issues arising from the proliferation of cultural studies as a form of national-identity research. Looking at the case of the recent rise of culture studies in South Africa, we examine ...
Cybernetics, semiotics and meaning in the cinema.
(School of Communication. University of Johannesburg., 1985)
This paper builds on Gene Youngblood's use of cybernetic theory in film analysis. It combines the cybernetic method with Peircian-derived semiotics in an attempt to derive a meta-theory of social process and film textual ...
Communication or propaganda : what's the difference?
(University of KwaZulu-Natal., 1992)
The deterministic nature of the discipline of communications is revealed through ideological dimensions and the nature of propaganda. The myth of information neutrality is illustrated by examples, in particular two films ...
Action research, participatory communication: why governments don't listen.
(Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), 1997)
No abstract available.
The 1990 reforms and the alternative media in South Africa.
The alternative press, which contributed so much to the struggle against apartheid in the 1980s; found itself unprepared for a new role in the freer media environment after the lifting of the State of Emergency in February ...
(Centre for the Study of Communication and Culture., 1991)
Semiotics, deconstructionism, structuralism and postmodernism are words which lurk on boundaries of the consciousness of most of us. But they remain shadowy presences except on the rare occasions when we need to wrestle ...
Semiotics in an African context : ''science" vs "priest-craft" - "semiology" vs "semiotics".
(IMATRA : International Semiotics Institute., 1992)
No abstract available.
South-North perspectives: contesting cultural and media studies.
This intervention examines conceptual trajectories arising out of a 22 year North-South research collaboration. It traces the genesis of that trajectory of (Southern) African cultural and media studies that emerged from a ...
Intercultural sensitivity in the integrating suburb of Westville. Durban, South Africa.
To investigate intercultural sensitivity, the Davis Russell-Peters Intercultural Sensitivity Instrument (1994) was administered to 203 participants situated within residences in the formerly white suburb of Westville ...
S. African Politics: mapping the constituency.
(Program on Communication and Development Studies, Northwestern University., 1991)
Reeling under the sanctions imposed by the community of nations and heightened internal struggles, the South African white government has begun the historic process of dismantling apartheid. The various democratic forces ...