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  1. ‘We Do Not Cook, We Only Assist Them’: Constructions of Hegemonic Masculinity Through Gendered Activity

    ‘We Do Not Cook, We Only Assist Them’: Constructions of Hegemonic Masculinity Through Gendered Activity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article discusses how the gendering of activity by boys coincides with, contests or recreates constructions of hegemonic masculinity in the context of South Africa. The study used a qualitative methodology including a series of three focus groups with 14–16...
  2. The gendered experiences of children in child-headed households in Swaziland

    The gendered experiences of children in child-headed households in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study investigated the gender dynamics of living in child-headed households (CHHs) in a rural area in Swaziland that experiences high levels of drought, poverty and HIV and AIDS. Using a qualitative research methodology, the study examined ways in which...