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Title:Special issue: Labour, insecurity and violence in South Africa
Editors:Bolt, Maxim
Rajak, DinahISNI
Periodical:Journal of Southern African Studies (ISSN 1465-3893)
City of publisher:Abingdon
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:working conditions
trade unions
mining companies
social security
Abstract:While Marikana was its catalyst, this special issue of 'JSAS' aims to go beyond the causes and outcomes of the violence there to address those broader questions about the interrelation of labour, insecurity and violence in South Africa today. Contributions: Marikana Commission of Inquiry: from narratives towards history (Peter Alexander); Making mincemeat out of mutton-eaters: social origins of the NUM decline on platinum (T. Dunbar Moodie); The road to Marikana: transformations in South Africa's platinum industry, 1994-2012 (Raphael Chaskalson); The violence of work: revisiting South Africa's 'labour question' through precarity and anti-blackness (Franco Barchiesi); Slaves, workers, and wine: the 'dop system' in the history of the Cape wine industry, 1658-1894 (Gavin Williams); Mediated paternalism and violent incorporation: enforcing farm hierarchies on the Zimbabwean-South African border (Maxim Bolt); Hope and betrayal on the platinum belt: responsibility, volence and corporate power in South Africa (Dinah Rajak); Strands of struggle: dealing with health citizenship in the aftermath of asbestos mining (Linda Waldman); Insecurity in South African social security: an examination of social grant deductions, cancellations, and waiting (Natasha Thandiwe Vally); Please GO HOME and BUILD Africa': criminalising immigrants in South Africa (Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp & Mark Shaw); Afterword: Labour, insecurity and violence in South Africa (Anne-Maria Makhulu). [ASC Leiden abstract]