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Research data: YOUTH

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2018 "You can't write in Kaapse Afrikaans in your question paper ... the terms must be right": race- and class-infused language ideologies in educational places on the Cape Flats

Language is integral to educational processes because it forms the basis for classroom communication and the medium for knowledge transfer. ...

2018 Disentangled, decentred and democratised: youth studies for the global South

Youth Studies' theories often assume universal generalisability despite rarely making the global South, or its youthful populations, ontolog...

2018 Initiation of sexual behaviour and early childbearing: poverty and the gendered nature of responsibility amongst young people in South Africa

Childbearing is an important life course event and a decision to give birth has significant implication in contemporary society, especially ...

2018 Report on the pilot study for the Gauteng State of the Youth Survey

This report presents the findings of the pilot study for the Gauteng State of the Youth Survey (GSYS) conducted during the period 1 June 201...