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UCT Press at the CTBF: Youth Violence and Substance Use and Abuse in South Africa

 
Substance Use and Abuse in South AfricaYouth ViolenceUCT Press held a number of talks at the Cape Town Book Fair this past weekend.

On Saturday 16 June a panel discussion was held between Cathy Ward, Andrew Dawes (Youth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa) and Dan Stein (Substance Use and Abuse in South


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Authors of Youth Violence Examine the Effect of Violence on Health Services in South Africa

Youth ViolenceIn an article for the South African Medical Journal, Catherine Ward and Andrew Dawes, authors of Youth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa, teamed up with other academics associated with the University of Cape Town’s Safety and Violence Initiative to investigate the effects of violence on local health services:

Interpersonal violence is the leading cause of injury in South Africa, and the homicide rate is


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Youth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa Launched at Lobby Books

Cathy Ward

“South Africa’s got talent! Make way…” said Sandy Shepherd to enthusiastic applause as the Lavender Hill Children’s Choir left the stage at Lobby Books. This talented group sang optimistically about the realities of their hardscrabble existence at the launch of Youth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa edited by Cathy Ward, Andrew Dawes and Amelia van der Merwe, held …


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Two Launches for Youth Violence: Source Solutions in South Africa

Launch invite - "Youth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa" at Lobby BooksLaunch invite - "Youth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa" at Wits University

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Introducing Youth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa

Youth ViolenceYouth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa thoroughly and carefully reviews the evidence for risk and protective factors that influence the likelihood of young people acting aggressively.

Layers of understanding are built by viewing the problem from a multitude of perspectives, including the current situation in which South African youth are growing up, perspectives from developmental psychology, the influences of race, class and gender, and of the …


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Video: Cathy Ward Speaks at the UCT Safety and Violence Initiative’s First Conference

Youth ViolenceThe first conference held by UCT‘s Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) explored topics such the “culture of violence” in South Africa and its schools and sought to find innovative responses to these problems. In the following video, Cathy Ward, author of Youth Violence: Sources and Solutions in South Africa and chairperson of the SaVI steering committee, explains the multi-disciplinary approach of the conference and the outcomes …


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UCT Press Unveils 2012/2013 Catalogue

Accountable Government in AfricaCities with 'Slums'Construction Item PricingImagining the Cape ColonyNadine GordimerRethinking Aging
Rural Resistance in South AfricaSex, Genes and Rock �n RollSubstance Use and Abuse in South AfricaTraditional African Religions in South African </a></div>
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Cathy Ward and Mohamed Adhikari to Speak at SACAP’s “Festival of Learning”

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Youth ViolenceThe Anatomy of a South African GenocideUCT Press authors Cathy Ward (Youth Violence) and Mohamed Adhikari (The Anatomy of a South African Genocide) will be speaking at the Festival of Learning in July this year.

Presented by the South …


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UCT Press at the 2012 Cape Town Book Fair

Substance Use and Abuse in South AfricaThe Anatomy of a South African GenocideGermany's Genocide of the HereroYouth ViolenceCities with 'Slums'

The 2012 Cape Town Book Fair takes place from 15-17 June at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). UCT Press authors to look forward to at the fair include Mohamed Adhikari, …


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Introducing Substance Use and Abuse in South Africa: Insights from Brain and Behavioural Sciences

Substance Use and Abuse in South AfricaSubstance abuse is an enormous social problem in South Africa, as elsewhere. But in South Africa in particular, tik (crystal meth, or methamphetamine) and alcohol are devastating society, aggravating poverty and crime, and contributing to child abuse and gender violence. Substance Use and Abuse in South Africa has arisen out of the thriving Brain-Behaviour Initiative (BBI) at the University


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