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Attitudes of South African Indians towards Westernisation and its Effects on the Indian Family in South Africa

When a group of people emigrate to a new country with a
strong cultural environment, one of several possible affects may
occur. There could be a deliberate striving to retain the cultural
traits inherited from the homelands. Alternatively, there could be

Attitudes of South African Indians towards Disciplining in the Child-Rearing Process

ASPECTS OF FAMILY LIFE
IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN
INDIAN COMMUNITY
Proceedings of a Conference arranged by the
Department of Social Work at the
UNIVERSITY OF DURBAN-WESTVILLE
25-26 MARCH 1985

The influence of household and family structure on children in the Chatsworth area with special reference to primary school learners (Thesis, 2010)

A study into the influence of household and family structure on children in the
Chatsworth area with special reference to primary school learners was undertaken. The
main objective of the study was to understand the prevailing household/family structure

Family Functioning in the South African lndian Community

Mental Health professionals working in the field of family
therapy usually hold an implicit if not explicit view of the characteristics
of the normal family, which underlies their assessment of
the families which enter therapy. Studies such as The Si/en/

Indian People in Natal (1960)

THE FIELD MATERIAL on which this book is written, w~ collected
in Durban, in the Province of Natal, the smallest of the fCJUI
provinces of the Union of South Africa. Bound on the nofth,
south and west by the three other provinces-the Transvaal,

Factory and Family : Indian Factory Workers in Durban

The first study, conducted in 1982, investigated the level or
job satisfaction experienced by Indian women employed in the
Clothing Industry in Durban, and the effects of this on their
interpersonal family relationships. A probability sample of 270

Aspects of family life in the South African Indian Community. Conference. 1985. ISER..

Proceedings of a Conference arranged by the
Department of S o c i a l Work a t the
UNIVERSITY OF DURBAN-WESTVILLE
25-26 MARCH 1985

Letter to Viyella from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter to Viyella from Phyllis Naidoo

The pioneers on the Truro and Belvedere (in Hindu heritage)

THE first batch of indentured Indians arrived
in Natal in the paddle-steamer, the S.S.
" Truro " The ship left Madras on October
13, 1860, and reached Durban on November
16, 1860. The disembarkation took place on
November 17. The boat weighed approximately

Making the Personal Civil: The Protector’s Office and the Administration of Indian Personal Law in Colonial Natal, 1872 – 1907

The arguments presented in this paper analyze the administrative contestations around Indian ‘personal law ’in the Colony of Natal from the establishment of the Coolie Commission of Inquiry in 1872 to the promulgation of the Indian Marriages Act in 1907.2 To date, very little attention has focuse

Labouring under the Law: Exploring the Agency of Indian Women under Indenture in Colonial Natal, 1860 – 1911

This paper is intended as the beginnings of an introduction to a Master’s thesis that will look at discourses around Indian women and gender under indenture in Colonial Natal from 1860 to 1911.

Report of the Indian Immigrants Commission - 1885- 7 (Wragg Commission)

On Julv 13th, 1886, the Protector of Immigrants visited the estate, situated
, at Umzinto, of :Messieurs :B'. and C. P. Reynolds, managed by the latter gentleman.
The Protector, in his official complaint to the Colonial Secretary, says:-" I had the

Letter to Thumba from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Phyllis Naidoo to Thumba

Letter to Theodora from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Phyllis Naidoo to Theodora

REPORT OF COOLIE COMMISSION, APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF THE INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN THE COLONY OF NATAL 1872

The records of the Coolie Agent's Office, and of the offices of the Resident Magistrate at Durban and Verulam, were examined, and, lastly, the books of nine estates, remotely situated, but of which the managers were resident in Durban, were examined.

Indentured Indian Immigration to Natal, 1860- 1870 with special reference to the Hindu Caste System and its implications

To the people o f the West, the inhabitants o f I n d i a a r e the l e a s t
understood and the most e a s i l y misunderstood o f a l l men. This p r o j e c t
has two themes : f i r s t l y , t o probe the reasons as t o why many Indians

List of Laws (From Chinappa, K History of the Asiatic Bazaar in Pretoria)

LAWS AND ACTS RELATIVE TO ASIATICS

Indentured Indian Migration : an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal.

an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal.

Bamboo square : a documentary narrative of the 'Indian and Native cantonment' at the Point , 1873-1903

The urban poor and their condition has not been a specially popular theme in
local history. This is surprising given that they were in so many ways the
direct result of other significant events and policies of nineteenth century

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008)

The aim of this study is twofold, namely, to provide an in-depth and
detailed exploration of the transnational migrations of a sample of
professional Indian1 women in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal; and, to
contextualize the changing identities of Indian women in South Africa,

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