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Man-Made Woman: The Dialectics of Cross-Dressing

An auto-ethnography of cross-dressing, framed by Marxism and psychoanalytic theory
R 722,95

Crossing the divide : Precarious work and the future of labour

While work-related insecurities and worker vulnerability induced by neoliberal globalization are undeniably affecting an increasing number of workers around the world, crossing the Divide reveals that the history and legacy of colonialism is shaping the response of the Global South in ways that are quite different from that of the North.
R 354,55

Community Development in an Uncertain World: Vision, Analysis and Practice

This new edition includes important new research into community development and 'alternative visions' for a sustainable, just future. It draws on principles of social justice, and post-Enlightenment and Indigenous perspectives to advance holistic approaches to community development. It remains an essential resource for students and professionals.
R 992,74

A kinship of bones Aids, intimacy and care in rural KwaZulu-Natal

From 2003-2006, Patricia Henderson lived in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, where she recorded the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS. In this illumination study, she recounts the concerns of rural people and explores local repertoires through which illness was folded into everyday life.
R 163,64

Fundamentals of social research methods

Healthy societies can only be built on a realistic understanding of people and their world. The call for African solutions to the continent's problems demands an innovative pool of knowledgeable and skilled social researchers.
R 953,21

In Search of Protection. Older People and Their Fight for Survival in Tanzania

Older people in Tanzania are disadvantaged and marginalized in many ways. They lack adequate formal social protection. They also suffer from diminishing family and community support. They face a series of multi-faceted problems and care for most AIDS-orphans, yet they are a much neglected target group in national social policy and international development programs. This book provides a theoretical discussion of aging issues and their linkage to social protection. It depicts various policy fram
R 1 178,98

Capital cities in Africa

Capital cities today remain central to both nations and states. They host centres of political power, not only national, but in some cases regional and global as well, thus offering major avenues to success, wealth and privilege.
R 272,73

Becoming worthy ancestors

Why does it matter that nations should care for their archives, and that they should develop a sense of shared identity? And why should these processes take place in the public domain?
R 158,18

Land, memory, reconstruction and justice

Land is a significant and controversial topic in South Africa. Addressing the land claims of those dispossessed in the past has proved to be a demanding, multidimensional process.
R 130,91

Love in the time of Aids

In some parts of South Africa, more than one in three people are HIV positive. Love in the Time of AIDS explores transformations in notions of gender and intimacy to try to understand the roots of this virulent epidemic.
R 169,09

Coming of Age

Virtually all African societies have developed transitional rites to assist the processes of growing up, by which girls and boys are taught what they need to become acceptable adults in their cultures. This book comprises the record and interpretation of one such set of initiation rites for women which was developed in matrilineal southern Malawi as a grassroots initiation, set alongside the teachings, songs and drama produced in traditional form in a Baptist Church. The book supposes that it i
R 913,85