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Contemporary India and South Africa : Legacies, Identities, Dilemmas

By: Patel, Sujata.
Contributor(s): Uys, Tina.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (341 p.).ISBN: 9781317810131.Subject(s): East Indians -- South Africa -- History -- Congresses | India -- History -- Congresses | India -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Congresses | India -- Relations -- South Africa -- Congresses | South Africa -- History -- Congresses | South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Congresses | South Africa -- Relations -- India -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contemporary India and South Africa : Legacies, Identities, DilemmasDDC classification: 327.54068 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contemporary India and South Africa; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1. Legacies and New Identities: Contemporary India and South Africa Compared; Part I. Migration, Indenture and Identities: Being Indian in South Africa; 2. Indenture and Indianness in South Africa, 1860-1913; 3. Tracing the Journey of South African Indian Women from 1860; 4. In a Faraway Sugar Cane Field: Imagining Indentured Labour in Colonial India; 5. Made in India, Proudly South African: Commemorating 150 Years of Indian Presence in South Africa
6. Commemoration, Celebration or Commiseration?150th Anniversary of Indentured Labourers in South Africa7. The Legacy of Indentured Indians in South Africa: The Politics of Saving the Early Morning Market in Durban; 8. An Anthropological Critique of Indian Diasporic Integration in South Africa: Historical Processes and the Limits of Social Justice; Part II. The Contemporary Contradiction of Nation-States: Democracy, Education and Environment; 9. A Better Life for All: The Post-1994 South African Journey in the Second Decade of the New Millennium
10. South Africa: Conceptualising a Politics of Human-oriented Development11. Indian Democracy in Search of a Democratic State: Socio-political Challenges and State Responses in Contemporary India; 12. Reproduction, Contestation and the Struggle for a Just Education in India; 13. Reflexive Education to Re-envision Modernity; 14. The Place and Role of Higher Education in an Evolving South African Democracy; 15. Urban Dreams and Realities; 16. Contesting Conservation: Nature, Politics and History in Contemporary India; Part III. Relating to Each Other as Regional Nation-States
17. Globalising World and the Changing Dimensions of Indo-South African Ties18. IBSA in the Foreign Policy of a Rising India; 19. Scientific, Environmental and Agricultural Collaboration within the IBSA Dialogue Forum, 2003-2010; About the Editors; Notes on Contributors; Index
Summary: This book deals with the legacies of the Indian experiences of migration and diaspora in South Africa. It highlights the social imaginaries of the migrants and citizens as they negotiate between a reconstructed notion of 'India' and their real present and future in the country of citizenship. Both South Africa and India have had a long history of group-based identity movements against exploitation around caste and race, intersecting with class, gender, language, religion and region. The combined history has allowed them to participate in novel ways in the global arena as regional powers. The b
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Cover; Contemporary India and South Africa; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1. Legacies and New Identities: Contemporary India and South Africa Compared; Part I. Migration, Indenture and Identities: Being Indian in South Africa; 2. Indenture and Indianness in South Africa, 1860-1913; 3. Tracing the Journey of South African Indian Women from 1860; 4. In a Faraway Sugar Cane Field: Imagining Indentured Labour in Colonial India; 5. Made in India, Proudly South African: Commemorating 150 Years of Indian Presence in South Africa

6. Commemoration, Celebration or Commiseration?150th Anniversary of Indentured Labourers in South Africa7. The Legacy of Indentured Indians in South Africa: The Politics of Saving the Early Morning Market in Durban; 8. An Anthropological Critique of Indian Diasporic Integration in South Africa: Historical Processes and the Limits of Social Justice; Part II. The Contemporary Contradiction of Nation-States: Democracy, Education and Environment; 9. A Better Life for All: The Post-1994 South African Journey in the Second Decade of the New Millennium

10. South Africa: Conceptualising a Politics of Human-oriented Development11. Indian Democracy in Search of a Democratic State: Socio-political Challenges and State Responses in Contemporary India; 12. Reproduction, Contestation and the Struggle for a Just Education in India; 13. Reflexive Education to Re-envision Modernity; 14. The Place and Role of Higher Education in an Evolving South African Democracy; 15. Urban Dreams and Realities; 16. Contesting Conservation: Nature, Politics and History in Contemporary India; Part III. Relating to Each Other as Regional Nation-States

17. Globalising World and the Changing Dimensions of Indo-South African Ties18. IBSA in the Foreign Policy of a Rising India; 19. Scientific, Environmental and Agricultural Collaboration within the IBSA Dialogue Forum, 2003-2010; About the Editors; Notes on Contributors; Index

This book deals with the legacies of the Indian experiences of migration and diaspora in South Africa. It highlights the social imaginaries of the migrants and citizens as they negotiate between a reconstructed notion of 'India' and their real present and future in the country of citizenship. Both South Africa and India have had a long history of group-based identity movements against exploitation around caste and race, intersecting with class, gender, language, religion and region. The combined history has allowed them to participate in novel ways in the global arena as regional powers. The b

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<p>Sujata Patel is Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad.</p> <p>Tina Uys is Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, and Director, Centre for Sociological Research, University of Johannesburg.</p>

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