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Masculinity : an analysis of individual positioning and coping related to hegemony.
Current research in masculinity studies has emphasised the social construction of a masculine identity rooted in historical and cultural contexts. This view excludes the psychological processes involved in the construction ...
When myth becomes meaning: examining the representation of female character construction in Uzalo: Blood is Forever.
Soap operas have been constructed as a feminine genre displaying the everyday reality of female characters. It has been postulated by seminal scholars (Modleski, 1979/1982; Hobson, 1982; Kuhn, 1984; Brown, 1987) that the ...
Perceptions and experiences of taxi drivers on fatherhood in Wentworth, Durban.
South Africa has one of the highest rates of absent fathers globally with many children growing up without fathers. This has prompted many studies to be undertaken in South Africa to understand fathers’ absence with few ...
Amakhosi’s construction of masculinity and the implications for sexual risk behaviours.
The South African province the province of Kwa-Zulu Natal, location of this study, rural areas are immersed by different forms of cultural masculine power, gender inequality, and sexual pressures. From a young age, boys ...
The construction of femininity and masculinity in the views of business women in Pietermaritzburg.
Background: Literature on business ownership has focused mainly on the differences between male and female business owners. Other research has concentrated on how female business owners adapt in a field that is perceived ...