The gender politics of the school uniform

SOURCE: Was it something I wore?: dress identity materiality
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2012
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.Diko
SOURCE EDITOR(S): R.Moletsane, C.Mitchell, A.Smith
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, GENDER EQUALITY, IDENTITY, SCHOOL UNIFORM
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7289

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Abstract

This chapter draws on memory work as well as on fieldwork in contemporary South African high schools in order to investigate the significance of school uniforms in the context of gender equality in this country.