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Title:
We are the poors : community struggles in post-apartheid South Africa
Author:
Desai, Ashwin.
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Publication Information:
New York : Monthly Review Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
153 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Fatima Meer comes to Chatsworth -- Harinarian "Moses" Judhoo in the promised land -- How are these people even able to exist? -- Social timebomb starts ticking -- Struggle and its fruits : from the militant eighties to the end of apartheid -- "We are the poors" -- Upgrading the houses and the return of relocation -- Is it legal to be poor? : evictions and resistance -- Faces in the crowd -- Working life : from rags to tatters -- Thulisile Manqele's water -- Revolt grows in Isipingo -- Mpumalanga's new war (co-authored with Heinrich Bohmke) -- Fighting neoliberalism in Soweto and Tafelsig (co-authored with Peter van Heusden) -- Labor and community : the Volkswagen and Engen strikes -- Chatsworth reignites -- Global and local : the World Conference Against Racism and the Durban Social Forum -- Building a new movement? -- Appendix : Durban Social Forum declaration.
ISBN:
9781583670507
Format :
Book

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