Author

 
Liesel Ebersöhn

Liesel Ebersöhn

Professor Liesel Ebersöhn, director of the Centre for the Study of Resilience at the University of Pretoria and secretary general of the World Education Research Association, is a leading scholar globally in resilience-promotion in poverty-settings. This article is an overview of the theorising in her recently published book 'Flocking Together: An Indigenous Psychology Theory of Resilience in Southern Africa' (Springer Nature, Rotterdam)
    Africans flock, rather than take flight
    Africans flock, rather than take flight
    What is it that Southern Africans do when the going gets tough? And when it stays tough? And when it is tough generation after generation? And when...