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Research outputs: GENDER

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2004 Who will woo her on 14 April?: targeting the female electorate

Currently, women constitute the majority of registered voters. What significance does this hold for political parties scrambling for votes?...

2003 Whose right is it anyway?: equality and conflicts between state policy, culture and rights in South Africa

The contemporary debate between liberalism and multiculturalism is often cast in the mould of a conflict between the rights of individuals a...

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2003 One man, one megawatt, one women one candle: women, gender, and energy in South Africa

This is a brief overview of the history, over the last hundred years, of women and gender in the energy sector of South Africa. South Afric...