The representation of women in a sample of post-1994 South African school History textbooks

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Sonja Schoeman;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Education Association of South Africa (EASA)
  • Journal: issn: 0256-0100, eissn: 2076-3433
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  • Subject: Special aspects of education | Education (General) | gender | media literacy | L7-991 | History | media literacy curriculum mode | LC8-6691 | women

History curriculum revisions post 1994 were followed by a range of new History textbooks intended to meet the needs of teachers seeking to implement the revised curriculum. I sought to establish whether or not a sample of these textbooks had built upon the gender equali... View more
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