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The Reproduction of Social Disadvantage in South Africa: mapping consumer credit scoring onto the ANC’s policy of ‘social transformation’
South Africa has the continent’s most sophisticated banking and credit systems with approximately 19 million credit-active consumers. Their credit profiles are based on automated algorithmic assessments that generate data ...
Making 'Mr. Hockey': Race, Gender, Class, and Nation in Media Representations of Gordie Howe
In this dissertation I study media representations of Gordie Howe, also known as ‘Mr. Hockey,’ who has been an idealized image of a hockey player and a ‘true’ Canadian during the Canadian postwar era. By taking Howe as ...