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Decolonisation, Critical Methodologies and Why Stories Matter

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The Apartheid Archive Project seeks to expand the archive by inserting everyday stories into the public record, thereby allowing for the reconstruction of historical memory, voicing silenced stories and recognising experiences of excluded communities. Stevens, Duncan and Sonn (in this volume) note that personal memories are the primary raw data within the Apartheid Archive Project at present, and that narratives are a key means for conveying stories about racism during the apartheid era (see Mankoskwi & Rappaport, 1995, for a further explication of the distinction between stories and narratives).

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  • Community Psychology
  • Critical Methodology
  • Critical Race Theory
  • South African Journal
  • Historical Memory

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Sonn, C.C., Stevens, G., Duncan, N. (2013). Decolonisation, Critical Methodologies and Why Stories Matter. In: Stevens, G., Duncan, N., Hook, D. (eds) Race, Memory and the Apartheid Archive. Studies in the Psychosocial. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137263902_15

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