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Survival in the 'dumping grounds' : a social history of apartheid relocation / by Laura Evans.

Author/Creator:
Evans, Laura (Laura K.) author.
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
African history, 2211-1441 ; volume 8
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Subjects:
Homelands (South Africa) -- History.
Ciskei (South Africa) -- History -- 20th century.
Ciskei (South Africa) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Forced migration -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Apartheid -- South Africa -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: Rethinking relocation in apartheid South Africa
Part 1. Regimes of relocation
Apartheid, the bantustans and the end of empire
Peace, population and colonial development, c.1920-1945
The 'late colonial' apartheid state
Cold war in southern Africa: villagisation and counterinsurgency
Regimes of relocation in the Ciskei
The Cape as apartheid test case
The relocation regime
Villagisation and repression
Decolonisation, repatriation and resettlement
The expansion of Sada and Ilinge
White farmers and relocation
Part 2. Repertoires of relocation
Dislocation and disrupted livelihoods: removals, evictions and banishments
The coercive relocation regime
The biopolitics of neglect
Displacement and marginal livelihoods
Farm evictions: enclosure and dispossession
Urban removals: dislocation and deprivation
Political banishment: surveillance and isolation
'We were starving. And we survived': gender, domesticity and displacement
Farm dwellers and relocation: gender, generation and agrarian change
Farm labour and agrarian change
Gender, generation and changing men
Changing livelihoods and the transformation of aspirations
Migration, male breadwinners and masculinity
Gender, autonomy and impoverishment: the paradoxical impacts of relocation
Part 3. Place, space and power
'We came from different places': displacement and place-making
Forced removals and 'communities of memory'
The emergence of underground networks in Sada and Ilinge
Churches, spirituality and sociability
Poverty, survival and reciprocity
Relocation and the state: relations of rule
Territoriality and the gendered disciplinary project of the BAD, c. 1963-71
Ethnic politics, clientelism and coercion under Ciskei, c.1971-80.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-291) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9789004388277
9004388273
9789004398894 (ebook)
OCLC:
1085699135