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Risk and protective factors to male interpersonal violence: views of some male university students
(Medical Research Council, 2010)
This article reports on a study that sought to elicit the views of male university students on risk and protective factors to male interpersonal violence. The participants were 116 third-year students who participated ...
Coercive sexual practices and gender-based violence on a university campus
(Taylor & Francis, co-published with Unisa Press, 2009)
When a 22-year-old University of the Western Cape (UWC) female student was stabbed to death by her boyfriend (another student) in her room in the university residence on 25 August 2008, the entire campus was left reeling. ...
Risk and protective factors to male interpersonal violence: Views of some male university students
(Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, 2010)
This article reports on a study that sought to elicit the views of male university students on risk and protective factors to male interpersonal violence. The participants were 116 third-year students who participated in ...
Accidental feminists? Recent histories of South African women
(History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
This article reviews Helen Scanlon's book, "Representation and reality", and Nombonisa Gasa's "Women in South African history", and locates each against the historiography of South African women's history
Men and children: Changing constructions of fatherhood in Drum magazine, 1951-1965
(HSRC Press, 2006)
This chapter explores changing representations of fatherhood and masculinity in Drum magazine over the course of the 1950s. In the early 1950s men were portrayed in close proximity to their children and adult masculinities ...
Perceptions of staffriding in Post-Apartheid South Africa: the lethal thrill of speed or the masculine performance of a painful past?
(Elliot & Fitzpatrick Inc., 2010)
Staffriding, or train surfing, involves taking life threatening physical risks by moving around the outside of moving trains. In aiming to better understand this risky practice, this small scale qualitative study used three ...
Narratives of transactional sex on a university campus
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Given the imperatives of HIV and gender equality, South African researchers have foregrounded transactional sex as a common practice that contributes to unsafe and inequitable sexual practices. This paper presents findings ...
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, ...
Masculinity, matrimony and generation: Reconfiguring patriarchy in Drum 1951-1983
In this article I discuss some of the ways in which Drum tended to ascribe ‘modernity’ to particular practices and processes in opposition to other practices and processes portrayed as ‘traditional’. In mid-twentieth-century ...
'I act this way because why?' Prior knowledges, teaching for change, imagining new masculinities
(Scandinavian University Press, 2015)
This article begins by outlining some of the prior knowledges brought by undergraduate students to an introduction to gender studies class in the Women's and Gender Studies Department at the University of the Western ...