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Writing women in solitary: shifting narratives to make research count by Shanthini Naidoo

Naidoo, Shanthini (2020) Writing women in solitary: shifting narratives to make research count by Shanthini Naidoo. LSE Review of Books (05 Oct 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Author Shanthini Naidoo reflects on her decision to change the focus of her Master’s dissertation in order to uncover the narratives of anti-apartheid women activists in South Africa. This research formed the basis of her recently published book Women in Solitary: Inside the Female Resistance to Apartheid, which focuses particularly on four women: Joyce Sikhakhane-Rankin, Shanthie Naidoo, Nondwe Mankahla and Rita Ndzanga. As the UK celebrates Black History Month in October, Naidoo reflects on the importance of uncovering stories that not only evidence bravery and courage, but also the power of love and friendship in daily life.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2020 15:06
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/107329

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