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The shifting image of black women's hair in Tshwane (Pretoria), South Africa

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dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-11 en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-19T13:18:57Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-19T13:18:57Z
dc.date.issued 2018-06-11 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/12317
dc.description.abstract In this article, we explore the motivations for the changing image of black South African women's hair in Tshwane, Pretoria. We argue that black South African women's hair, in the past, as in the present, has largely been misconstrued. We demonstrate that like all black South African inhabitants, South African women's hair has had its own fair share of ridicule, ostracizing, and racial classification. As a result of this, black South African women's hair is constantly in motion, searching for recognition and appreciation. The article is based on a review of literature and interviews conducted with 30 black South African women in Tshwane, Pretoria, from July to September in 2015 and in August 2016. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject HAIR en
dc.subject WOMEN en
dc.subject BODY IMAGE en
dc.subject PRETORIA en
dc.title The shifting image of black women's hair in Tshwane (Pretoria), South Africa en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume 4 en
dc.BudgetYear 2018/19 en
dc.ResearchGroup Human and Social Development en
dc.SourceTitle Cogent Social Sciences en
dc.ArchiveNumber 10419 en
dc.PageNumber Online en
dc.outputnumber 9384 en
dc.bibliographictitle Alubafi, M.F., Ramphalile, M. & Rankoana, A.S. (2018) The shifting image of black women's hair in Tshwane (Pretoria), South Africa . <i>Cogent Social Sciences</i>. 4:Online. en
dc.publicationyear 2018 en
dc.contributor.author1 Alubafi, M.F. en
dc.contributor.author2 Ramphalile, M. en
dc.contributor.author3 Rankoana, A.S. en

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