Women’s Narratives about Identity, Power and Agency within a Mining Organisation in South Africa

  title={Women’s Narratives about Identity, Power and Agency within a Mining Organisation in South Africa},
  author={Leigh Johnstone and A. M. Bhagwanjee and Shaida Bobat},
  journal={Psychology and Developing Societies},
  pages={280 - 312}
Drawing on social constructionist and post-structuralist theoretical frameworks, this study examined the complexities that constitute women’s narratives within a mining organisation in South Africa. With specific reference to the social constructs of identity, conflict and power, the aims of this study were to investigate how women narrate their experience, the ways in which women live with the tensions of a workplace that is potentially both liberating and limiting and the implications of… 
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