Stellenbosch University | Political Science
The aim of the Chair in Gender Politics is to bring together researchers (post-graduate students) to work with the chair to build a core of multi-disciplinary research projects, and to build the canon of feminist political science literature in South Africa.
The Research Programme of the Chair in Gender Politics has three components:
These different foci are important to give students options in relation to their own interests in the study of gender politics.
The Chairs’ own research projects are related to the Women’s Movement in South Africa as well as a new project on precarious life conditions of women created by globalization and neo-liberal capitalism. The theoretical framework for her work is informed by Nancy Fraser’s theory on recognition and redistribution.
The research goals of the proposed Chair are to: