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Women in South Africa

Women in South Africa

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Published by University of Western Cape, Gender Equity Unit, University of Witswatersrand, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness in Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa, Johannesburg, Harare .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-93).

Statementwritten by Mary Hames ... [et al.].
SeriesBeyond inequalities
ContributionsHames, Mary., University of the Western Cape. Gender Equity Unit., Southern African Research and Documentation Centre. Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness., University of the Witwatersrand. Centre for Applied Legal Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16296761M
ISBN 101779100272
LC Control Number2007380536

In this pioneering study, Marion Arnold explores the connections, hitherto hidden or neglected, between women and art in South Africa. By doing so, she recovers the rich histories of South African women artists and celebrates their creativity in the visual arts. In a series of related essays teeming with fresh insights, Marion Arnold asks new questions about the ways women . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lawson, Lesley. Working women in South Africa. London: Pluto, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

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