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Constitutions of citizenship in the post-colonial context: The spatial and political legacies of bantustanisation in QwaQwa
My research focus is on the constitution of citizenship in post-colonial contexts. Using an emic approach, I am interested in understanding the contestation and claiming of citizen rights within the post-postcolonial and post-apartheid context through a gendered, and spatial lens. My research focuses on women’s constitution of agency, rights, citizenship and political subjectivities within the former homeland of QwaQwa.Using an emic gendered and spatial approach to understand the contestation and claiming of civic rights within a post-colonial and post-apartheid context.