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Race for Education: Gender, White Tone, and Schooling in South Africa

Race for Education: Gender, White Tone, and Schooling in South Africa

by Mark Hunter


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108727631
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/24/2019
Series: The International African Library , #60
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Mark Hunter is Associate Professor of Human Geography at the University of Toronto. His research methods combine ethnographic, historical, and geographical techniques and his first book, Love in the Time of AIDS: Inequality, Gender, and Rights in South Africa (2010), won the 2010 Amaury Talbot Prize and the 2010 C. Wright Mills Award.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Part I. Racial Modernism, 1950s and '60s: 2. 'Larney' and 'rough and tough' schools: the making of White Durban; 3. Umlazi township and the gendered 'bond of education'; Part II. Marketised Assimilation, late 1970s-1990s: 4. The routes of schooling desegregation: protest, cooption, and marketised assimilation, 1976-2000; Part III. Schooling and Work after Apartheid: 5. From school to work: symbolic power and social networks; Part IV. Racialised Market, 2000s-: 6. 'What can you do for the school?' The racialised market, 2000s-; 7. New families on the bluff: selling a child in the schooling market; 8. Beneath the 'black tax' in Umlazi: class, family relations and schooling; 9. Conclusions: hegemony on a school bus.