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Edwards, Graeme – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Playing host to many leaders of South Africa's transition to democracy, the historic schools continue to contribute to the education of learners in disadvantaged rural communities. Within the leadership narratives of these schools are the lived daily experiences of female educational leaders whose voice has been largely absent from main stream…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Rural Areas, Instructional Leadership
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Ismail, Salma – Studies in Higher Education, 2011
This article focuses on the complexity of researching institutional culture and the ethical dilemmas posed in representing staff according to race and gender, drawing on three qualitative studies undertaken at a previously white South African university between 2000 and 2007. During the research process, issues of representation became a concern…
Descriptors: Ethics, Social Theories, Politics of Education, Organizational Culture
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Bozalek, Vivienne; Zembylas, Michalinos – Education as Change, 2017
Internationally there has been some interest in how critical pedagogies might be enabled in higher education to support transformative social agendas. Few writers, however, have theorised the ethico-political aspects of this effort from a feminist new materialist perspective. By focusing on the analysis of an inter-institutional collaborative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Critical Theory, Social Change
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Diko, Nolutho – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 confers equality on all South African citizens regardless of race and gender. It has been reported that, under apartheid, gender inequality was a way of life and even social liberation movements observed it. Education is not exempt from gender inequality; the Department of Education in 2003…
Descriptors: Criticism, Case Studies, Role, Organizational Culture
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Kotze, Elmarie; Els, Lishje; Rajuili-Masilo, Ntsiki – Death Studies, 2012
African mourning of loss of lives in South Africa has been shaped by discursive practices of both traditional African cultures and the sociopolitical developments under apartheid and in post-apartheid South Africa. This article reports on changes in mourning practices on the basis of a literature review and uses a collection of examples to…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Grief, Females, African Culture
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Perumal, Juliet Christine – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2013
Despite its chequered history in relation to human rights issues, South Africa has been playing host to peoples displaced and dispossessed by geographies of anger and war, poverty, economic meltdown and other human rights atrocities. Perceiving South Africa as a sanctuary, there has been a steady wave of immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Refugees, Immigrants