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African Women and Apartheid: Migration and Settlement in Urban South Africa
Set within the changing political geography of Cape Town, South Africa, this study constructs a social history of African women through an examination of the complex process and consequences ofExpand
DEATH AND DYING IN THE HISTORY OF AFRICA SINCE 1800*
ABSTRACT In this Introduction to the Special Issue on Death in African History we explore issues raised by the existing literature and suggest ways forward for future research. Death has long been aExpand
DEATH ‘ON THE MOVE’: FUNERALS, ENTREPRENEURS AND THE RURAL–URBAN NEXUS IN SOUTH AFRICA
ABSTRACT This article primarily concerns the intersection of the changing management of death with the problems and possibilities presented by the growing mobility of the African, and specificallyExpand
Death in Slow Motion: Funerals, Ritual Practice and Road Danger in South Africa
The article focuses on the development, within the Xhosa-speaking population of South Africa, of intricate cultural practices enacted around fatal road accident sites and en route to funerals.Expand
Reconstructing ‘Home’ in Apartheid Cape Town: African Women and the Process of Settlement
This article concerns itself with home improvements – both as internalised process and externally visible practice – in African households in Cape Town, South Africa, under apartheid (1948–1994). ItExpand
Female to Male Transsexuals: Giving Voice to Their Experience
The authors examined the experiences of 11 female-to-male transsexuals. Participants described discomfort interacting with and having little to no shared experiences with cisgender men, which theyExpand
Conversion or continuum? The spread of Islam among African women in Cape Town
Recent scholarship on the history of Christianity in southern Africa has forced a re-evaluation of issues such as the indigenisation of Christianity, African agency and political dissent in religiousExpand
Hearth and Home in Cape Town: African Women, Energy Resourcing, and Consumption in an Urban Environment
This article adds to the literature on energy consumption in South Africa through the contribution of a historical and gendered perspective. It focuses on how differing generations of African womenExpand
Death in Africa : A history c.1800 to present day
In this chapter, we explore a number of issues raised by the existing literature and suggest ways forward for future research. Death has long been a central concern of social anthropological writingExpand
Predicting Trans-Inclusive Attitudes of Undergraduate Nursing Students.
BACKGROUND Research informs that transgender individuals experience harsh and negative experiences when accessing medical care. As a person of contact, nurses serve a key role in providing a sense ofExpand
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