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Mouton, J. 2006. Science for transformation: Research agendas and priorities in South Africa. Chapter 5 in Science and Technology Policy for development, Dialogues at the Interface by Box, L. & Engelhard, R. (eds)., London: Anthem Press. (ISBN 9781843312277).
Mouton, J., Boshoff, N. & Tijssen, R.J.W. 2006. “A comprehensive analysis of South African journals”. Chapter 3 in Report on a Strategic Approach to Research Publishing in South Africa . Pretoria: Academy of Science of South Africa. (ISBN 0-620-36105-0). http://www.assaf.co.za/
Teng-Zeng, F.K. 2005. The Same Story or New Directions? Science and Technology within the Framework of the African Union and New Partnership for Africa’s Development. Chapter 16 in The New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Debates, Opportunities and Challenges by Jacques, G. & Lesetedi, G.N (eds).. Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa. (ISBN : 079830197x).
Bailey, T.G. 2003. Skills migration and the brain drain. Chapter 10 in Human Resources Development Review 2003: Education, Employment and Skills in South Africa by Kraak, A. & Perold, H. (eds). Cape Town: HSRC Press and East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. (ISBN 0-7969-2049-4). http://www.hsrc.ac.za
Boshoff, N. & Mouton, J. 2003. “Science policy indicators”. Chapter 9 in Human Resources Development Review 2003: Education, Employment and Skills in South Africa by Kraak, A. & Perold, H. (eds). Cape Town: HSRC Press and East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. (ISBN 0-7969-2049-4). http://www.hsrc.ac.za
Mouton, J. & Boshoff, N. 2002. “Research capacity and collaboration”. Chapter 4 in Strategic Co-operation Scenarios: Post-school Education in the Eastern Cape , by Pillay, P. & Cloete, N. (eds). Pretoria: Centre for Higher Education Transformation. (ISBN 1-919833-32-3).
Mouton, J. 2001. Theory, metatheory and methodology in development studies: a heuristic framework. Chapter in Development: Theory, Policy and Practice by Coetzee, J.K., Graaff, J., Hendricks, F. & Wood, G. (eds).. Oxford University Press. (ISBN 978-0195719277). http://www.oup.co.za
Mouton, J. 2001. Programme Evaluation Research. Chapter in Development: Theory, Policy and Practice by Coetzee, J.K., Graaff, J., Hendricks, F. & Wood, G. (eds).. Oxford University Press. (ISBN 978-0195719277). http://www.oup.co.za
Mouton, J. & Prozesky, H.E. 2001. Participatory action research. Chapter in Development: Theory, Policy and Practice by Coetzee, J.K., Graaff, J., Hendricks, F. & Wood, G. (eds).. Oxford University Press. (ISBN 978-0195719277). http://www.oup.co.za
Mouton, J. 2000. The thousand schools project: Evaluating a whole school development initiative. Chapter 7 in Addressing childhood adversity . Donald, D.; Dawes, A. & Louw, J. Cape Town: David Philip Publishers (Pty). Ltd. (ISBN 0-86486-449-3).
Mouton, J. (1999). On the nature of social science. In Reflective public administration: views from the South by Wessels, J.S & Pauw, J.C (eds). Cape Town: Oxford University Press. (ISBN 9780195715040). http://www.oup.co.za
Mouton, J. (1998). Values and Tolerance in a Society in Transition: The South African Case. Chapter 6 in Values and Radical Social Change – Comparing Polish and South African Experience by Wnuk-Lipinski, E. (ed)..Warsaw: Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences. (ISBN 9788386759606).
Mouton, J. and Muller, J.P. (1998). Tracking trends in theory and method: Past and future. Introduction in Theory and method in South African human sciences research: Advances and innovations by Mouton, J.; Muller, J.; Franks, P. & Sono, T. (eds).. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers. (ISBN 978-07969-1864-2).
Mouton, J. (1996). Die aard van wetenskapsbeoefening. In Doeltreffende geesteswetenskaplike navorsing by Garbers, J.G. (ed).. Pretoria: Van Schaik Publishers. (ISBN 978-0627021640).
Mouton, J. (1996). The end of social theory? In New modes of thinking on the eve of a new century: South African perspectives by Du Toit, C.W. (ed).. Pretoria: UNISA. (ISBN 978-0869819463).
Mouton, J. (1996). The nature and structure of the practice of science. In Effective research in the human sciences by Garbers, J.G. (ed).. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik Publishers. (ISBN 9780627021657).
Mouton, J. (1996). Theory, meta-theory and methodology in development research: A heuristic framework. In Reconstruction, development and people by Coetzee, J.K. & Graaff, J. (eds).. International Thomson Publishing (Southern Africa). (Pty). Ltd. (ISBN 9781868640126).
Mouton, J. (1996). The structuralism of social knowledge. In Methodological challenges of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences by Gasparikova, J. Bakos, V., Pillay, N., Prinsloo, C. (eds).. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers. (ISBN 9780796917263).
Mouton, J. (1995). Die positivisme. Chapter 1 in Wetenskapbeelde in die geesteswetenskappe by Snyman, J.J. (ed).. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers. (ISBN 978-07969-1689-1).
Mouton, J. (1995). Human sciences research at South African universities. Chapter 2 in Directory of Human Sciences Research Organizations and Professional Associations in South Africa by Van der Berg, H.; Prinsloo, R. & Pienaar, D. (eds).. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers. (ISBN 0-7969-1715-9).
Mouton, J. (1995). Thomas S. Kuhn. Chapter 3 in Wetenskapbeelde in die geesteswetenskappe by Snyman, J.J. (ed).. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers. (ISBN 978-07969-1689-1).
Mouton, J. (1995). Wetenskaplike realisme en realisme vir die sosiale wetenskappe. Chapter 10 in Wetenskapbeelde in die geesteswetenskappe by Snyman, J.J. (ed).. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers. (ISBN 978-07969-1689-1).
Mouton, J. and Muller, J.P. (1995). A typology of shifts in intellectual formations in South Africa. In South Africa and Poland in transition: A comparative perspective by Van Beek, U. (ed).. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers. (ISBN 978-0-7969-1659-4).
Mouton, J. & Pienaar, M. (1995). Human sciences research in the government sector. Chapter 4 in Directory of Human Sciences Research Organizations and Professional Associations in South Africa by Van der Berg, H.; Prinsloo, R. & Pienaar, D. (eds).. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers. (ISBN 0-7969-1715-9).
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