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Ten years of democracy: attitudes and identity among some South African school children
(Stellenbosch University, 2004)
Ten years into South Africa’s democracy, how do school children feel about themselves as part of specific groups, and what is the role of language in their socio-cultural identities? This paper looks at the ways in which ...
Language shift or maintenance? Factors determining the use of Afrikaans among some township youth in South Africa
(Stellenbosch University, 2008)
To investigate how high school learners in a township school in South Africa report on their use of, and attitudes toward, their first language, Afrikaans; and to use the findings to show how, given their particular ...
Not quite fair play, old chap: The complexion of cricket and sport in South Africa
(Published by History Dept, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
This review essay explores the racial and social divides that have permeated cricket in South Africa.
The information landscape: political democracy versus epistemic games with specific reference to South African communities
(University of Free State, 2004)
The South African government and proffessions are taking stock of the transforamtion of the last decade. Manucipalities still face serious problems such as urbun populattion growth, poverty, housing shortages environmental ...
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 ...
Editorial: reflections on men, masculinities and meaning in South Africa
(Psychology in Society, 2008)
This special issue embodies a contribution to what we consider to be a critical academic and political debate on the contours and expressions of masculinities in South Africa and how these intersect with the lived realities ...
A cross-linguistic analysis of the writing of prospective first year students in Xhosa and English.
(University of Stellenbosch, 2002)
This article aims to characterize typical linguistic and discourse features of academic writing in Xhosa and English among prospective Xhosa-speaking students at the University of the Western Cape so as to account for ...
Transitivity and the narrator's role in selected TRC testimonies
(Stellenbosch University, 2006)
This paper seeks to explore how two different narrators at a hearing of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) represent the same set of events. With the use of analytical concepts and frameworks drawn ...
Santu Mofokeng, photographs: 'the violence is in the knowing'
(Wiley - Blackwell Publishing, 2009)
Born in 1956, Santu Mofokeng formed part of the Afrapix Collective that engaged in exposé and documentary photography of anti-apartheid resistance and social conditions during the 1980s in South Africa. However, Mofokeng ...