"South Africans often speak about
traditional African cultures, Indian culture
and Western culture placing emphasis on
the differences and distinctions. There is
indeed diversity, but during our workshop
we observed ...
Paruk, Zubeda; De la Rey, Cheryl(Agenda Feminist Media, 1993)
"Constraints on women that have
emerged in other studies on gender
and sport were all applicable to the
runners in our research; black
South African women, however,
appear to face additional limitations
to their ...
Cheryl de la Rey critically discusses the shifting understandings
of race and difference. She frames the possibility that even if anti-racism
is made central to feminism, the idea of unity may be misplaced.
Parekh, Angina; De la Rey, Cheryl(Psychological Society of South Africa, 1997)
Using community based and women-centred perspectives, this study explored experiences of
unplanned motherhood during adolescence. Ten African teenage mothers from a semi-rural area
in KwaZulu-Natal volunteered to meet ...
Duncan, Norman; Van Niekerk, A.; De la Rey, Cheryl; Seedat, M.; Gobodo-Madikizela, P.; Simbayi, L.C.; Bhana, A.(South African Journal of Psychology, 1997)
This 'article' serves as introduction to the Special Issue: black scholarship. As such, it outlines the
various articles contained in, as well as the rationale for the issue. In this article the authors argue
De la Rey, Cheryl; Owens, Ingrid(Taylor & Francis, 1998)
Like many other societies that have dealt with the question of how to achieve closure
of a past of oppression while simultaneously working toward national reconstruction
and reconciliation, South Africa turned to the ...
Duncan, Norman; De la Rey, Cheryl; Van Niekerk, Ashley; Diedricks, Margaret-Ann; Shefer, Tamara(Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 1998)
During 1995 a small group of psychologists initiated a writing project which has culminated in the
publication of a textbook for South African students. This paper describes the conditions and
factors which motivated the ...
"Our focus is twofold: first, we use gender as a category of analysis to present a broad overview
of societal transformation in South Africa since the first democratic elections in
April 1994; second we review some of ...
This article suggests that where one is positioned in the current geopolitical system is
likely to have an influence on whether one feels hope or despair. In this respect material
asymmetry as a divisive influence is ...
McKay, Susan; De la Rey, Cheryl(Taylor & Francis, 2001)
Although women’s instrumentality in peacebuilding is internationally recognized,
gendered meanings of peacebuilding are poorly understood. Our study was conducted
to learn from a diverse group of South African women what ...
Brink, Beatrix; De la Rey, Cheryl(Psychological Society of South Africa, 2001)
The main objective of this study was to identify the coping strategies used by successful South African women of all races in dealing with work-family interaction strain. Using a transactional approach, the study also ...
De la Rey, Cheryl; McKay, Susan(International Journal of Peace Studies, 2002)
This study builds on the
pioneering work by feminists such as Birgit Brock-Utne (1985, 1990) and Betty
Reardon (1985, 1990) in attempting to disrupt the male bias in peace research by
examining the meaning of peace ...
De la Rey, Cheryl; Jankelowitz, Gia; Suffla, Shahaaz(Routledge, 2003)
A central premise of this paper is that the training of
women for leadership roles is a critical component of the development of
communities as a whole. This was the central point of departure for a
study that aimed to ...
Boonzaier, Floretta; De la Rey, Cheryl(Psychological Society of South Africa, 2004)
Violence against women is a widespread social problem affecting millions of women. For more than three decades, researchers have explored the experiences of women in abusive relationships. Victims’ accounts have been the ...
De la Rey, Cheryl; Ipser, Jonathan(Psychological Society of South Africa, 2004)
A number of scholars during the 1980s and early 1990s questioned the relevance of psychology
in South Africa. In this paper we characterise the nature of what became known as
the ‘relevance debate’, and then investigate ...