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Creating an African tourist experience at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.
(University of Pretoria., 2008)
This article considers the example of palaeo-heritage tourism at Sterkfontein Cave, situated in a geographic area designated the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, or Cradle for short. The article looks at how a ...
Enacting masculinities: Pleasure to men and violence to women.
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge)/UNISA Press., 2013-05-02)
Feminist anthropologists have shown how women’s bodies have been appropriated and rendered ‘docile’ by so called cultural or traditional practices, as well as by discourse. The compelled docility of African women (as that ...
(Kamla-Raj Enterprises., 2013)
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Glaring invisibility: dressing the body of the female cleaner.
(University of Western Cape., 2009)
The paper explores how the uniform of a group of female cleaners appears to be more than an abstract object framed by the practical exegetics of work. The uniform is seen as acting as a material exercise of discretionary ...
Indian women in marriage: When the sacred marriage thread becomes a noose.
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge)/UNISA Press., 2011)
Violence against women is a worldwide problem that transcends all boundaries – cultural, geographic, religious, social and economic. However, it is maintained that there are also added particular cultural ‘dynamics’ or ...
Perceptions around second generation female condoms: Reporting on women’s experiences.
(Slovene Anthropological Society., 2013)
This empirical study on the knowledge and perceptions of the female condom was cast against the assumption that the female condom could potentially be a powerful contraceptive tool whose use women could initiate and use ...
Performing illness and health: the humanistic value of cancer narratives.
(University of Western Cape., 2012)
Cancer is a potent example of a disease that grips and plays out on the body in ways that are both visceral and visual. This paper explores issues of disease and disorder, functioning and malfunctioning in bodies marked ...
Wrestling with standpoint theory… some thoughts on standpoint and African feminism.
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge)/UNISA Press., 2010)
This essay attempts to probe the theory of standpoint feminism, and the charge of epistemic privilege associated with the theory. Standpoint theory itself can be seen to have emerged in the context of feminist critical ...
Anthropology of experience : touring the past at Robben Island.
(Kamla-Raj Enterprises., 2013)
This paper has a transdisciplinary orientation and is located in both anthropology and tourism studies. It draws on the seminal theoretical work of the post structural anthropologist Victor Turner and brings to the study ...
‘Topless’ tradition for tourists: Young Zulu girls in tourism.
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge)/Unisa Press., 2009)
This study works through the ethnographic narratives of two young girls who perform in a tourist cultural village, and probes how certain cultural constructions of ‘Zulu girl’ or maiden are enacted in the context of ...