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Author Evans, Laura, author

Title Survival in the 'dumping grounds' : a social history of apartheid relocation / by Laura Evans
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (x, 302 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series African history, 2211-1441 ; volume 8
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-291) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Apartheid -- South Africa -- History
Forced migration -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century
Apartheid -- Afrique du Sud -- Histoire.
Conditions sociales -- Ciskei (Afrique du Sud) -- 20e siècle.
Émigration et immigration -- Afrique du Sud -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Forced migration.
Patrie -- Afrique du Sud -- Histoire.
Social conditions.
Ciskei (South Africa) -- History -- 20th century
Ciskei (South Africa) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Homelands (South Africa) -- History
Ciskei (Afrique du Sud) -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
South Africa -- Ciskei.
South Africa -- Homelands.
South Africa.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004398899