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.
Government policy towards informal settlements in south africa reflects a tension between two approaches: recognizing the legitimacy of informal settlements and aggressively removing these so-called “slums”.(1) drawing on nationally representative household survey data and interviews with 25 individuals relocated from an inf
For most of the history of prejudice research, negativity has been treated as its emotional and cognitive signature, a conception that continues to dominate work on the topic. By this definition, prejudice occurs when we dislike or derogate members of other groups.
Abstract Background: The intervention reported in this paper was a follow up to an empirical study conducted in Malawi with the aim of assessing trial participants’ understanding of randomisation, double-blinding and placebo use. In the empirical study, the majority of respondents (61.1%; n=124) obtained low scores (lower than 75%) on understanding of all three concepts under study.
The central operating strategy within the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and most of
the advanced capitalist world’s environmental policy is to address climate change through
the market mechanism known as emissions trading. Based upon government issuance and
private trading of emissions reductions credits and offsets, this approach quickly rose to
Abstract: This paper reviews post-apartheid South Africa through Fanon’s critical
analysis of decolonization. Since, for Fanon, apartheid represented the purest form of
the Manichean politics of space that characterizes colonialism, a Fanonian perspective on
South Africa asks to what extent has the geographical layout of apartheid been remapped?
Cancer is a potent example of a disease that grips and plays out on the body in ways that are both visceral and visual. This paper explores issues of disease and disorder, functioning and malfunctioning in bodies marked by cancer and a sense of non- belonging.
This study explored learner experiences of school violence at a secondary school in Lesotho. Fifteen (15) learners participated in the study. Data were collected through individual and focus group interviews and document analysis.
The rise of Boko Haram, a radical Islamist sect, has heightened the state of insecurity in Nigeria and beyond, triggering deadly bomb attacks on police forces, government officials, places of worship, public institutions, and innocent civilians.
In the Aithiopika Heliodoros provides precise and copious details about the opening ceremonies and sacrifices at the Pythian Games at Delphi at which his hero, Theagenes, and heroine, Charikleia, first meet.