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Talking South African fathers: a critical examination of men’s constructions and experiences of fatherhood and fatherlessness
(Sage Publications, 2012)
The absence of biological fathers in South Africa has been constructed as a problem for children of both sexes but more so for boy-children. Arguably the dominant discourse in this respect has demonized non-nuclear, ...
Who needs a father? South African men reflect on being fathered
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
The legacy of apartheid and continued social and economic change have meant that many South African men and women have grown up in families from which biological fathers are missing. In both popular and professional ...
“Because they are me”: Dress and the making of gender
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Young people in contemporary South Africa inhabit a multiplicity of diverse, often contradictory, economic and socio-cultural contexts. These contexts offer a range of possibilities and opportunities for the affirmation ...