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TitleTranscending disadvantage: life-histories of learners at a township school in South Africa.
AuthorNtete, Susan.
SubjectDiscourses of empowerment
Subject Discourses of disempowerment
Subject Grade 11 high school learners
Subject Township school in Cape Town
Subject South Africa.
TypeThesis and dissertation
AbstractThis is a study of the discourses of empowerment and disempowerment that emerge from the critical discourse analysis (CDA) of life-histories written by two classes of Grade 11 high school learners in a township school in Cape Town, South Africa. The line of argument presented by this thesis is that there are political, socio-economic, familial and institutional factors and the discourses that construct them which affect learners&rsquo
Abstract resilience.