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'Real men stand up for the truth': discursive meanings in the Jacob Zuma rape trial

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dc.date.accessioned 2006-12-12 en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-04T22:49:22Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-04T22:49:22Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/6328
dc.description.abstract The focus of this paper is a preliminary analysis of the representation of meanings in relation to some aspects of the Jacob Zuma rape trial. The argument uses illustrative public evidence (notably media reports) of events and relates these to discourses generated by this trail. Drawing upon such data the argument foregrounds a feminist discursive reading of some central meanings articulated by events and players in the trail. Rather than offering a detailed analysis of all aspects of this trail (for instance the argument excluded in-depth assessments of the legal context), the paper instead prioritizes the reformative dimension of meanings. In so far as such meanings open up thinking about rape as a crime of violence, about is ideology of victimization and the possible limitations that accrue in relation to representations of victims, the paper concludes by asking what meanings about 'justice' circulate through the way discourses of rape articulate interests, and often privilege the accused. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject RAPE PERPETRATORS en
dc.subject JOB SATISFACTION en
dc.subject RAPE VICTIMS en
dc.subject CRIME PREVENTION en
dc.title 'Real men stand up for the truth': discursive meanings in the Jacob Zuma rape trial en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.Volume 24(4) en
dc.BudgetYear 2006/07 en
dc.ResearchGroup Gender and Development en
dc.SourceTitle Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies en
dc.ArchiveNumber 4322 en
dc.PageNumber 511-521 en
dc.outputnumber 2869 en
dc.bibliographictitle Reddy, V. & Potgieter, C. (2006) 'Real men stand up for the truth': discursive meanings in the Jacob Zuma rape trial. <i>Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies</i>. 24(4):511-521. en
dc.publicationyear 2006 en
dc.contributor.author1 Reddy, V. en
dc.contributor.author2 Potgieter, C. en


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