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Tucker, Leigh Adams; Govender, Kaymarlin – Gender and Education, 2017
Drawing upon a post-structural ethnography of boys' constructions of gendered and sexual identities in one South African high school, this paper empirically seeks to theorise how 20 Grade 8 boys, identified as The Jokers, The Achievers, The Outcasts and The Average Ou's, simultaneously seek out spaces in male peer culture to cultivate, police and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Males, Masculinity
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Patel, Cynthia Joan – Gender and Education, 2016
This study compares three cohorts (1998-1999, 2005-2006 and 2010) of undergraduate psychology students at a South African university on the level of support for working women (women in paid employment) on various issues considered to be feminist. Cohort 1 (n?=?244), cohort 2 (n?=?311) and cohort 3 (n?=?266) completed an adapted version of a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Civil Rights, Females, Sex Fairness
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de Lange, Naydene; Mitchell, Claudia – Gender and Education, 2014
This article advances the idea that rural youth and teachers are the key in leading community dialogue towards addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in their community through their film making. The youth voices on the realities of GBV in their school and community, in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, captured through the process of…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Violence, Foreign Countries, Films
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Msibi, Thabo – Gender and Education, 2012
This paper explores how sexually marginalised black high-school students from conservative schooling contexts in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, experience schooling. It draws on queer theories through life narratives in presenting findings from a small-scale interventionist project designed by the author. The project involved 14 participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Student Attitudes, Student Experience
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de Wet, Annamagriet; Roux, Cornelia; Simmonds, Shan; ter Avest, Ina – Gender and Education, 2012
Human rights play a vital role in citizens' political, religious and cultural life (Wang 2002, 171). Due to the prominence of human rights in the everyday life of citizens, including those of South Africa, human rights education has been included in many school curricula. Human rights education aims to develop responsible citizens who "inter…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Foreign Countries, Religion, Gender Differences
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Lynch, Ingrid; Nowosenetz, Tessa – Gender and Education, 2009
Despite an appreciation of the need to increase gender sensitivity and awareness among tertiary students in the field of science, engineering and technology (SET), there is a paucity of research that explores how students in this field construct gender. A greater understanding of such constructions can assist in transforming gender relations and…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Discourse Analysis, Engineering, Sex Fairness
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Pattman, Rob – Gender and Education, 2006
Jacob Zuma is the former Deputy President of South Africa who was suspended from office pending a court case on corruption charges but whose name has dominated the South Africa media over the last few months in relation to his prosecution for rape of a much younger woman who was HIV positive. The Jacob Zuma trial has produced powerful feelings for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Media, Court Litigation, Sexually Transmitted Diseases