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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 Hair Matter: Untangling Black Hair/Style Politics
Hair is a remarkably complex material-semiotic entity. Caught on the cusp between self/society, meticulously contrived and purposely styled, hair is crucial in the articulation of identity and difference. However, although ...