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Hegemony and Resistance: Contesting Identities in South Africa Thiven Reddy

Hegemony and Resistance: Contesting Identities in South Africa

Thiven Reddy

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780754612056
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264 pages
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This text provides an explanation for the importance South Africans attach to ethnic and racial group categories in everyday speech and practice. The answers emerge by presenting a history of dominant and resistance discourses as they relate toMoreThis text provides an explanation for the importance South Africans attach to ethnic and racial group categories in everyday speech and practice. The answers emerge by presenting a history of dominant and resistance discourses as they relate to collective identity - a move which breaks with prevailing approaches to South African political history, problematizes ethnic group categories and offers fresh ways of seeing old debates.