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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 Anglican Church and Feminism: Challenging the patriarchy of our faith
Gender-based violence is a problem in most Southern African countries and yet it has generally received little attention from governments and civil society—including Christian churches. In recent years, some churches have ...
From borders and landscape to ecosystem: reconfiguring library services to meet the needs of South African youth
(LIASA, Stellenbosch University, 2013)
In this article we consider the configuration of the South African library and information services (LIS) sector, and analyse the extent to which its structuring facilitates or hinders optimum service to the children and ...
Exploring new media technologies among young South African women
(African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town, 2013)
This article reflects on how the use of digitised communication and social media among young black South African women can be situated and assessed within the current context. The authors focus especially on nuanced ...
Perceptions of traditional health practitioners on violence in the Helderberg Municipal Area, Western Cape
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
This study on perceptions of violence was conducted with 56 traditional health practitioners (diviners: amagrirha) in the Helderberg Municipal Area of Cape Town Metro. It forms a subsection of a larger study on African ...
New vision, new goals, new markets? Reflections on a South African case study of community library services
(Library and Information Association of South Africa, 2010)
The article reflects on a case study of a group of six school-based dual use libraries in rural South Africa – focusing specifically on their community role. Its starting point is the library and information services (LIS) ...
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
Uncovering and negotiating barriers to intercultural communication at Greenmarket Square, Cape Town's 'world in miniature': an insider's perspective
(Stellenbosch University, 2010)
Intercultural communication (ICC) is one of the most relevant fields for investigation in postcolonial Africa and post-apartheid South Africa, given the freedom of movement between African countries and the wide range of ...
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 ...