The representation of women in a sample of post-1994 South African school History textbooks

  title={The representation of women in a sample of post-1994 South African school History textbooks},
  author={Sonja Schoeman},
  journal={South African Journal of Education},
  • S. Schoeman
  • Published 1 November 2009
  • Sociology
  • South African Journal of Education
History curriculum revisions post 1994 were followed by a range of new History textbooks intended to meet the needs of teachers seeking to implement the revised curriculum. I sought to establish whether or not a sample of these textbooks had built upon the gender equality initiatives introduced after 1994. A qualitative intrinsic case study was conducted to determine the extent of the representation of women in three South African school History textbooks. The results demonstrated that, despite… 

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