Contemporary India and South Africa: Legacies, Identities, by Sujata Patel,Tina Uys

By Sujata Patel,Tina Uys

This ebook bargains with the legacies of the Indian studies of migration and diaspora in South Africa. It highlights the social imaginaries of the migrants and voters as they negotiate among a reconstructed concept of ‘India’ and their genuine current and destiny within the nation of citizenship.

Both South Africa and India have had an extended historical past of group-based id routine opposed to exploitation round caste and race, intersecting with category, gender, language, faith and area. The mixed historical past has allowed them to take part in novel methods within the worldwide area as local powers. The booklet means that the query of id matters itself with exploitation and oppression of excluded teams in either nations. The authors are rather conscious of the style during which the 2 democratic states have faced the demanding situations of historical past including modern calls for of inclusion and speak about the dilemmas focused on resolving them. the amount additionally increases questions relating to destiny roles, specifically within the fields of schooling and the environment.

It may be of curiosity to these within the fields of sociology, political technological know-how, diplomacy, historical past, migration and diaspora reports, in addition to to the final reader.

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