The Influence of The Family on Interracial Intimate Relationships in Post-Apartheid South Africa

  title={The Influence of The Family on Interracial Intimate Relationships in Post-Apartheid South Africa},
  author={Claire Lisa Jaynes},
  journal={South African Journal of Psychology},
  pages={396 - 413}
  • C. Jaynes
  • Published 1 December 2010
  • Sociology
  • South African Journal of Psychology
This study sought to identify and explore discourses on interracial intimate relationships, and to investigate their possible intersections with discourses on racism. Thompson's method of depth hermeneutics, of which critical discourse analysis is a component, was employed to analyse data generated by two focus group discussions and interviews with two heterosexual, interracial couples. The original study demonstrated the way in which discourses on interracial intimate relationships in post… 
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