Ashwin Desai and Goolam Vahed
|Chatsworth The Making of a South African Township||
Many of the articles in this book are the result of research conducted as part of a three-year project undertaken with a grant from the South Africa-Netherlands Research Programme on Alternatives in Development (SANPAD).
|The May 2008 Xenophobic Violence in South Africa: Antecedents and Aftermath||
This article revisits the May 2008 xenophobic attacks in South Africa in order to grapple with key questions around the causes of xenophobia in South Africa, measures that can be taken to address xenophobia and ways in which diverse but inclusive communities can be built.
|Non-Governmental Organisations and Xenophobia in South Africa: A Case study of the Gift of the Givers||
This article examines the response of a Non-Governmental Organisation (GOTG) to the 2008 xenophobic attacks and more broadly reflects on the role of NGOs in confronting xenophobia in South Africa and in conflict situations more broadly.
|Indenture and Indianness in South Africa, 1860–1913||
Beginning in the mid-19th century, about 1.3 million Indian contract labourers were exported to Mauritius, Jamaica, British Guiana, Trinidad, St Lucia, Granada and Natal to satisfy the demand for labour that was both cheap and docile (Meer 1980: 3).
|Chatsworth Between Continuity and Change.||
Chatsworth was established as a township for Indians in the early 1960s by the apartheid government. The expansion of education and growth of industry from the 1960s resulted in the economic mobility of many Indians. This was reflected in the extensions to houses and …
|Between Apartheid and Neoliberalism in Durban’s Indian Quarter||
A drive from Durban's beaches towards the once bustling ''Indian quarter''will lead to a confluence of three streets: Monty Naicker, Alfred Bitini Xuma, and Yusuf Dadoo.
|World Cup 2010: Africa’s turn or the turn on Africa?||
The awarding of World Cup 2010 to South Africa was hailed as a great ‘victory’ for the African continent and the cause of much celebration. It heightened expectations not only about the spectacle itself but about the benefits that would accrue to South Africa and the rest of Africa.
|INSIDE INDIAN INDENTURE : A SOUTH AFRICAN STORY1860 – 1914||
insight into the trials and tribulations of indentured Indian immigration. One has to concur with the general thrust of the endorsements this work
|Beyond the nation? Colour and class in South African cricket||
This chapter takes a critical look at cricket's journey since those heady days. It considers the twists and turns, the pitfalls and gains that have occurred along the way.