Changing Men in Southern Africa (Global Masculinities) by Robert Morrell

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Published by Zed Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African studies,
  • Men"s studies,
  • South Africa,
  • Men"s Studies - Masculinity,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Southern Africa,
  • Social Science / Men"s Studies,
  • Men"s Studies - General,
  • Masculinity,
  • Men

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8996870M
ISBN 101856499154
ISBN 109781856499156

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This book looks at the way in which men, under apartheid and in the transition period responded to, were affected by, and themselves contributed to the transitions in Southern Africa.

Men in South Africa are still dominant in the domestic and public realm, but masculinities have shifted, and in many cases, become more inclusive.4/4(1).

The contributors of thie anthology apply ideas in men's studies to Southern Africa. Principly, they ask how do black men and white men formulate their sense of manhood in post-apartheid South Africa.

The book is divided into parts on fatherhood, 4/5(1). Principly, they ask how do black men and white men formulate their sense of manhood in post-apartheid South Africa. The book is divided into parts on fatherhood, performing masculinity, sexuality, and male tools.

The entries are diverse covering topics such as surfing, quasi-Nazi activities, gun abuse, HIV/AIDS, Cited by: The remarkable political transition from apartheid to democracy disturbed the established gender order of South Africa. This book looks at the way in which men, under apartheid and in the.

But the power of men is not fixed, nor is it the case that all men share the spoils of dominance ng Men in Southern Africa looks at the different kinds of masculinity that exist in southern Africa, including white surfers, African lifesavers, Afrikaans-speaking supporters of the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), the Soweto Flying Changing Men in Southern Africa book, gay men, migrant labourers, African gold miners, unemployed youth.

Changing Men in Southern Africa looks at the different kinds of masculinity that exist in southern Africa, including white surfers, African lifesavers, Afrikaans-speaking supporters of the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), the Soweto Flying Squad, gay men, migrant labourers, African gold miners, unemployed youth, and black working class men.5/5(1).

Changing Men in Southern Africa by Robert Morrell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Extracted from text Changing Men in Southern Africa. Edited by Robert Morrell. Pietermaritzburg, London and New York: University of Natal Press and Zed Books Ltd, xi + pp.

ISBN 9 9. This collection is the first of its kind and makes a significant contribution to the field of gender studies in general and masculinities in : Liz Walker, Graeme Reid. INDHOLD: Introduction. The Times of Change: Men and Masculinity in South Africa / Robert Morrell.

PART ONE: The Body in Action: Guns, Sport and Violence. Gun Violence and Masculinity in Contemporary South Africa / Jacklyn Cock.

Ukubekezela or Ukuzithemba: African Lifesavers in Durban / Crispin Hemson. 'Man, Gun and Horse': Hard Right Afrikaner. Changing Men in Southern Africa looks at the different kinds of masculinity that exist in southern Africa, including white surfers, African lifesavers, Afrikaans-speaking supporters of the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), the Soweto Flying Squad, gay men, migrant labourers, African gold miners, unemployed youth, and black working class men.

Afr. Psychol.31 (3) 57 Books Reviews Changing Men in Southern Africa Robert Morrell (Ed.) Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, xv + pp. ISBN 0 0 Softcover R Changing Men in Southern Africa represents a broader trend, both globally and domestically, surrounding an interest in by: 2.

Changing Men in Southern Africa looks at the different kinds of masculinity that exist in southern Africa, including white surfers, African lifesavers, Afrikaans-speaking supporters of the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), the Soweto Flying Squad, gay men, migrant labourers, African gold miners, unemployed youth, and black working class : Changing men in Southern Africa is a well overdue book.

It is the first book of its kind It is the first book of its kind to examine South African men and masculinities. Book Reviews: Changing Men in Southern Africa: Boy-Wives and Female Husbands: Studies in African Homosexualities Marc Epprecht and Brian Gibson The Journal of Men Author: Marc Epprecht, Brian Gibson.

Buy Changing Men in Southern Africa (Global masculinities) by Morrell, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(1). Changing Men in Southern Africa is an important text for being the first major work in South Africa dedicated to the study of masculinity. As such, it is a theoretical challenge to the academy.

In reviewing the book I want to ask some questions about the theoretical pin that holds the book together: the notion of masculinity itself. South African Social Attitudes: Changing Times, Diverse Voices is a new series aimed at providing an analysis of attitudes and values towards a wide range of social and political issues relevant to life in contemporary South African society.

As the series develops, we hope that readers will be able to draw meaningful comparisons with the. Until recently, South Africa was a ‘man's country’ (Morrell, ).

Power was clearly held by men in public and political spheres. In families, the situation was no different. In both black and white families men earned the money, held the power and made the Size: KB.

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Introduction. South Africa is reported to have one of the highest rates of sexual violence in the world (Adar & Stevens, ).Estimates suggest that women perare raped per year (South African Institute of Race Relations, ).Girls under the age of 18 constitute approximately 40% of reported rape and attempted rape cases nationally and to year Cited by: "Going For Gold" has drawn attention for its frank, insightful and fully-informed treatment of male miners' sexuality, including homosexual relations (known as "mine marriages").

But there is much more to commend Moodie and Ndatshe's exploration of what it means to be a man, and to act like one, in South by: Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. Dean Peacock is co-founder and Executive Director of the Sonke Gender Justice Network, a South African NGO working to promote gender transformation, human rights, and social justice across ’s work and activism over the last 20 years have focused on issues related to gender equality, men and constructions of masculinities, HIV and AIDS, and.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Prinsloo, F.C. ( Author: FC Prinsloo. Personalities in Motoring and Aviation in South Africa is a rare publication of biographies of over pages dedicated to those pioneer men and women, whose vision, faith and pertinacity, surmounting all obstacles, have given to posterity the freedom of utilitarian benefits of the highways and skyways of Southern Africa.

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The nature of colonial rule. The changing labour market. Changes for Afrikaners. Growth of racism. Basutoland, Bechuanaland, and Swaziland.

Southern Rhodesia. Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia. Settlers in Mozambique and Angola. Class and ethnic tensions among white settlers. In general, all racial and ethnic groups in South Africa have long-standing beliefs concerning gender roles, and most are based on the premise that women in South Africa are less important, or less deserving of power, than men.

Some African traditional social organizations are male centered and male dominated. Afrikaner religious beliefs, too, include a strong emphasis on Maternal mortality (per ,): ().

The Mineral Revolution is a term used by historians to refer to the rapid industrialisation and economic changes which occurred in South Africa from the s onwards.

The Mineral Revolution was largely driven by the need to create a permanent workforce to work in the mining industry, and saw South Africa transformed from a patchwork of agrarian states to a unified. South Africa's leading online store.

Fast, reliable delivery to your door. Many ways to pay. Shop anything you can imagine: TVs, laptops, cellphones, kitchen appliances, toys, books, beauty & more. Shop the mobile app anytime, anywhere. The San peoples, also known as the Bushmen (also Sān, Saan, Sākhoen, Sonqua, and in Afrikaans: Boesmans, after Dutch Boschjesmens; and Saake in the Nǁng language), are members of various Khoe, Tuu, or Kx'a-speaking indigenous hunter-gatherer groups that are the first nations of Southern Africa, and whose territories span Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and South : <5, In South Africa was called the "rape capital of the world" when less than 1% of rapes that occur are reported to the South African Medical Research Council did an electronic anonymous survey, interviewing just over 1, men, that found that one in four males had raped; 73% of those men surveyed had raped before the age of Within rural South Africa there.

The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the.

In particular, South Africa has the largest number of foreign-born persons (excluding irregular migrants). “In the past, women in Southern Africa were often prohibited from migrating.

Today, with an increasing number of African women migrants, traditionally male-dominated patterns of migration are changing. In the last decade, South Africa has undergone a major political transformation. The ending of apartheid and the installation of a democratically elected, black majority government has had major implications for gender policy and gender relations in the country.

This paper examines how men collectively have responded to these by: The first farmers in southern Africa were Bantu-speakers and archaeology shows that they entered southern Africa between 2 and 1 years ago This topic focuses on the life of the first farmers of southern Africa and the ways we can find out about them.

In southern Africa these people were the ancestors of the San (or Bushmen). San rock art has a well-earned reputation for aesthetic appeal and symbolic complexity. David Lewis-Williams and his team have been able to unravel this complexity, at least in outline, through the careful use of some 13 pages of text recorded in the late 19th.

South Africa Area and Population Density. At the Census, the final declared total for resident citizens in South AfricaIn terms of population density, that equated to people living in every square kilometer of land ( per square mile) and the country’s sparseness was highlighted by the fact that it was only the th biggest in the world for.

Morag Naledi McKenzie (South Africa, Ac ) Society has long defined males and females by their physical attributes. Mankind has created boxes in which males and females must fit. Traditionally, the male is the provider and holds the power.

The women are more submissive nurturers. Within developed countries, gender roles are breaking down. As Africa's women take on new roles in government, business and other realms of modern society, their traditional position is also evolving and expanding into a domain that has long been.

Social and economic disparities, female disempowerment, and high rates of rape in South Africa are among the causes for these numbers.   Men who have sex with men (MSM) are at high risk of HIV in South Africa, with an estimated prevalence of 33%.

A death of HIV-specific services for gay and bisexual men, as well as cultural disapproval in.

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