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Title:Adversity to advantage: the saga of people of Indian origin in South Africa
Editors:Singh, AnandISNI
Jain, Ravindra K.ISNI
Jain, ShobhitaISNI
Year:2010
Pages:179
Language:English
City of publisher:Delhi
Publisher:Kamla-Raj Enterprises
ISBN:8185264562; 9788185264561
Geographic terms:South Africa
Mauritius
Great Britain
Subjects:Indians
diasporas
identity
women migrants
Abstract:This book is special volume no. 11 of the Journal of Social Sciences, sponsored by the GOPIO (Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin). The papers discuss the Indian diaspora in the modern Commonwealth (R. Degazon-Johnson); Indian identity in post-apartheid South Africa (G. Vahed, A. Desai); the present position of Indians in the diaspora in South Africa (C. Bhat, K.L. Narayan); Tamilness in South Africa (K. Ganesh); sociocultural changes affecting Hindu women in Durban, South Africa (A. Singh, N. Harisunker); transmigrant Indian women, examing the novel 'Behold the Earth Mourns' by Anusuya Singh (S. Jain); return migration of Indian women in Durban, South Africa, dispellling the myth of the migration of 'lesser skilled' women (G. Jagganath); gender and agency in the Satyagraha Movement in 1913 or the 1913 Strike in South Africa, the stories of Bai Fatima Sheikh Mehtab, Valliamma Munuswami Mudliar and Kasturba Gandhi (K. Hiralal); the search of Mr Thelochan Balgobind, second generation South African, for his roots in India and a picture of social mobility in South Africa (S.B. Singh); children and divorce in British Indian and Sikh families in Britain (C. Das); migration of Indian teachers from KwaZulu Natal in South Africa to the United Kingdom (S. Manik); involvement in politics of Indian Muslims in Mauritius (A. Jahangeer-Chojoo); Indian religious practice in Malaysia (S.K. Gill, N.D. Gopal); indentured Indian and Chinese labour in South Africa (K.L. Harris); masculine identity and HIV prevention among male youth in rural KwaZulu Natal, South Africa (R. Sathiparsad, M. Taylor, H. de Vries); and gender identities in the lives of professional African migrant women from Cameroon, Zambia, Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and Congo in South Africa (V.B. Ojong, J.M. Muthuki). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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