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“We too are disabled”: disability grants and poverty politics in rural South Africa

Camilla Hansen and Washeila Sait

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the relationship between disability and poverty in the new democratic South Africa. During this country's transitional period, a new conceptual understanding of disability has ... More


Invisible Man’s Grandfather and the American Dream

Steven D. Ealy

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Steven D. Ealy’s “Invisible Man’s Grandfather and the American Dream” examines the grandfather in Invisible Man, an enigmatic figure from whom the narrator learns despite his doubts about the wisdom ... More


Introduction: Crimes of Allegiance

Robert N. Kraft

in Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter discusses the concept of restorative justice—a justice that seeks full accountability, with perpetrators facing the people they victimized, and working to repair the damage ... More


Intersections: Ethics and Aesthetics

Carrol Clarkson

in Drawing the Line: Toward an Aesthetics of Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254156
eISBN:
9780823260898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254156.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With reference to an everyday exchange with vendors at a traffic light intersection in Cape Town, this chapter develops a concept of an “ethics of address.” The discussion analyses the operations of ... More


Who Are We?

Carrol Clarkson

in Drawing the Line: Toward an Aesthetics of Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254156
eISBN:
9780823260898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254156.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Several South African novels written after 1994 explore questions of personal, cultural and political identity as characters test their inherited values and beliefs in different and often unfamiliar ... More


Conclusion

Carrol Clarkson

in Drawing the Line: Toward an Aesthetics of Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254156
eISBN:
9780823260898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254156.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A discussion of the ways in which we draw the lines that stratify and set the limits that define an emergent democracy is enriched when aesthetic considerations are brought to bear on a conversation ... More


Internationalization

Adrian Mackenzie

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with the brief discussion of a characteristic called the “otherness” side of software and broadly discusses the internationalization or i18n of the software industry across the ... More


African Cultural Models

Giovanni Bennardo and Victor C. de Munck

in Cultural Models: Genesis, Methods, and Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908042
eISBN:
9780199369706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908042.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In Africa the literature on cultural models is rich in the analysis of the relationship between self, society and mind. A key concept that appear across Africa is ubuntu—the self as existing in ... More


Conflict as a Site for Perpetuation of Traditional Values

Veena Sharma

in The Weight of Violence: Religion, Language, Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199453726
eISBN:
9780199085293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453726.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Conflict is not unknown to Africa. Accepted as an inevitable part of life, it played, and continues to play, an important role in the cultural and ethical education of the people, particularly the ... More


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