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The Resource Profiles in Diversity : Women in the New South Africa

Profiles in Diversity : Women in the New South Africa

Label
Profiles in Diversity : Women in the New South Africa
Title
Profiles in Diversity
Title remainder
Women in the New South Africa
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A revealing oral history collection, Profiles in Diversity contains in-depth interviews of twenty-six women in South Africa from different racial, class, and age backgrounds. Conducted in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Vryburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Grahamstown, Durban, and a rural section of Kwa-Zulu Natal, these life histories encompass diverse experiences ranging from a squatter in a township outside Cape Town to an ANC activist in Port Elizabeth, who lost three sons to the struggle for democracy and who herself was imprisoned several times during what many in
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Romero, Patricia
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Apartheid
  • South Africa
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Apartheid
  • Politics and government
  • Women
  • Women
  • South Africa
Label
Profiles in Diversity : Women in the New South Africa
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Introduction; Part I: Things Have Changed; Part II: The Afrikaners; "The Covenant is written out of the history books"; "I was brought up to think like an Afrikaner"; "We must try and compliment one another"; Part III: The So-Called Coloureds; "Just for one day I would like to say 'we have got you now"'; "The role of the civic associations is not to be discounted"; Part IV: The Jewish Women; "Do you belong to a union?"; "I never treat anyone with discourtesy"; "Dear Colleague, please come to a meeting"; Part V: The African Women; "At home we were very poor."
  • "That is the section for blacks""I am going to be something one day"; "I never knew ... I would be bullied by an eight-year-old"; "The future of South Africa is more than political parties"; "I am a sort of inspiration to the kids"; "1976 was bad for me"; "So I lost three sons in the struggle"; "I don't want to get married again" and "He will take care of me forever"; "My family convinced me to go into nursing"; "Something to hold on to"; Part VI: The English-Speaking White Women; "I believe we need a whole new New Deal"; "Feminism is still a discredited word."
  • "I went out and I was never allowed back""I am going to get trained"; "I am a third-generation South African"; Part VII: The Indian Women; "How are we going to fight this government?"; "I always said I was going to be a lawyer"; Afterword; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn885123967
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (242 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780870139482
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtvsg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)885123967
Label
Profiles in Diversity : Women in the New South Africa
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Introduction; Part I: Things Have Changed; Part II: The Afrikaners; "The Covenant is written out of the history books"; "I was brought up to think like an Afrikaner"; "We must try and compliment one another"; Part III: The So-Called Coloureds; "Just for one day I would like to say 'we have got you now"'; "The role of the civic associations is not to be discounted"; Part IV: The Jewish Women; "Do you belong to a union?"; "I never treat anyone with discourtesy"; "Dear Colleague, please come to a meeting"; Part V: The African Women; "At home we were very poor."
  • "That is the section for blacks""I am going to be something one day"; "I never knew ... I would be bullied by an eight-year-old"; "The future of South Africa is more than political parties"; "I am a sort of inspiration to the kids"; "1976 was bad for me"; "So I lost three sons in the struggle"; "I don't want to get married again" and "He will take care of me forever"; "My family convinced me to go into nursing"; "Something to hold on to"; Part VI: The English-Speaking White Women; "I believe we need a whole new New Deal"; "Feminism is still a discredited word."
  • "I went out and I was never allowed back""I am going to get trained"; "I am a third-generation South African"; Part VII: The Indian Women; "How are we going to fight this government?"; "I always said I was going to be a lawyer"; Afterword; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn885123967
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (242 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780870139482
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtvsg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)885123967

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