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“It's a Big Umbrella”

Uncertainty, Pentecostalism, and the Integration of Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Immigrants in Johannesburg, South Africa

Tinashe Chimbidzikai

difficult to make long-term plans when you don't know your future in South Africa. … But you know what, I just put everything in God's hands. He [God] brought me here, and He will make a plan for me,” said Nomsa, a 44-year-old working-class single mother

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Denunciations of dependence

Race, gender, and the double bind of domestic work in the Eastern Cape

Lotte Danielsen

interdependence into a critique of vilifications of “dependency.” In making this argument, however, Ferguson simultaneously makes the case that contemporary black South Africans seek out hierarchical dependencies in search of a kind of belonging that he compares

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

.4324/9780203450994_chapter_10 HACKMAN, Melissa, Desire Work: Ex-Gay and Pentecostal Masculinity in South Africa , 216 pp., illustrations, notes, references, index. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018. Paperback, $24.95. ISBN 9781478000822. Gay and lesbian

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Jane Shepard, Yves Laberge, and Julia Vorhölter

demonstrations. Contingent Citizens: Professional Aspirations in a South African Hospital Elizabeth Hull, London: Bloomsbury, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-350-02775-6, 264 pp. Reviewed by Julia Vorhölter Elizabeth Hull's comprehensive monograph focusses on the

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Householding and social reproduction

Comment on Newberry and Rosen

Deborah James

on householding might complicate the picture, let us take a look at a family I will call the Kekanas. Members of South Africa's “new middle class,” they live in a modest house in Soweto. Both parents, as beneficiaries of that country's new democratic

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Afterword

The Urban and the Carceral

Steffen Jensen

depending on making one's own luck ( Jensen 2014 ). In Cape Town, people in townships engage in skarreling (lit. scurrying) to find means of survival, again depending on personal qualities, whereas Anna, my friend from rural South Africa, impersonated a

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

Reintegration versus Veteran Politics After its prolonged independence war against South African occupation, Namibia inherited an ex-combatant population that both international and domestic policy makers soon identified as a key challenge

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Richard Meissner and Jeroen Warner

the 1990s and early 2000s. The OvaHimba were assisted by several interest groups from Germany, Namibia, South Africa, and the United States in their efforts to raise awareness of their plight should Namibia construct the dam. During this time, the

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: The Case of a Dual Language Program on the US-Mexico Border ( Tucson : University of Arizona Press ). 10.2307/j.ctv5cgbj4 Hull , E. ( 2017 ), Contingent Citizens: Professional Aspiration in a South African Hospital ( London : Bloomsbury

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), Educating across Borders: The Case of a Dual Language Program on the US-Mexico Border ( Tucson : University of Arizona Press ). 10.2307/j.ctv5cgbj4 Hull , E. ( 2017 ), Contingent Citizens: Professional Aspiration in a South African Hospital