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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. ...
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, ...
Gendering disability and disabling gender: Critical reflections on intersections of gender and disability
(UNISA Press, 2015)
Discourses of normalcy are deeply imbricated in the construction of the social world and organise relations between persons, persons and the State, persons and institutions and intra-psychic relations. Conversely, ...
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 ...