The articles move from the micro to the macro and the space in between in order to explicate contemporary issues of identity and identity formation, migration, citizenship, social movements, conservation, sustainability, democracy, and governance in India and South Africa. Oxford University Press, New York, 2000 , Kallen Social inequality and social injustice: a human rights perspective. Relating to Each Other as Regional Nation-States 17. This article traces traditions of sociological thinking in India and suggests that in order to write the disciplines' history, it is important to identify the episteme that governs these traditions. This article suggests that paradigmatic changes took place in sociological traditions in India from the late 1970s to the 1990s in a manner similar to the catalytic changes occurring in the same period in different sociological traditions across the globe. The book suggests that the question of identity concerns itself with exploitation and oppression of excluded groups in both countries.
The authors are particularly attentive to the manner in which the two democratic states have confronted the challenges of history together with contemporary demands of inclusion and discuss the dilemmas involved in resolving them. The volume also raises questions regarding future roles, especially in the fields of education and the environment. One hundred fifty years later, in 2010, a series of public commemorations took place to reflect on the history of indenture in South Africa and India and its enduring legacies. Sujata Patel and Tina Uys eds. Two, segregation is not the problem, but merely a symptom. The book suggests that the question of identity concerns itself with exploitation and oppression of excluded groups in both countries. The authors are particularly attentive to the manner in which the two democratic states have confronted the challenges of history together with contemporary demands of inclusion and discuss the dilemmas involved in resolving them.
The authors are partiicuarly attentive to the manner in which the two democratic states have confronted the challenges of hisotry together with contemporary demands of inclusion and discuss the dilemmas in resolving them. Our panel of experts weighs in. The text moves between multiple historical, political, social, economic, and regional transitions by using micro-histories of Indian migrants. One of the gems in this collection is a chapter by V. Our future existence as a species is, inevitably, an urban one.
One, white privilege has been and continues to be the underlying problem in American race relations. This book will appeal primarily to students seeking a guide to existing literature, not to established scholars of forced labor in history. The chronological scope of his new book is as broad as its geographical range. Their arguments are structured around the interplay of three themes— time, space, and power. About the Editors, Notes on Contributors.
It suggests that scholars in India participate and engage with the global discussion on urban studies by removing themselves from the epistemic confusions of colonial episteme and of methodological nationalism that has bound sociology in India. Proudly South African': Commemorating 150 years of Indian Presence in South Africa Rehana Vally 6. Sociologists study how new societies evolve from the deadwood of the old, while anthropologists. The research of Kymlicka Multicultural citizenship: a liberal theory of minority rights. Urban Dreams and Realities Kalpana Sharma 16. Legacies and New Identities: Contemporary India and South Africa Compared Sujata Patel and Tina Uys Part I. This book deals with the legacies of the Indian experiences of migration and diaspora in South Africa.
Editors Sujata Patel and Tina Uys compiled this series of articles to deliberate on the shared history of migration between South Africa and India. The volume also raises questions regarding future roles, especially in the fields of education and the environment. For the Williams thesis, see Eric Williams, Capitalism and Slavery Chapel Hill, 1944. Indenture and Indianness in South Africa: 1860—1913 Ashwin Desai and Goolam Vahed 3. Although it is an issue that is surely relevant to historical analyses of international trade and labor relations, Dal Lago almost totally fails to address it in any serious way. Globalising World and the Changing Dimensions of Indo-South African Ties Rajen Harshe 18. Trying to evade the harsh conditions of the drought that condemned them to starvation, and forcefully mobilized by the government, poor farmers from the Northeast came looking for an El Dorado in the forest, only to discover a life of slavery, hard work, and permanent debt.
The Legacy of Indentured Indians in South Africa: The Politics of Saving the Early Morning Market in Durban Lubna Nadvi 8. Geetha 5 Made in India, Proudly South African: Commemorating 150 Years of Indian Presence in South Africa 65 12 Rehana Vally 6 Commemoration, Celebration or Commiseration? South Africa: Conceptualising a Politics of Human-Oriented Development Adam Habib 11. This last theme merits more extended consideration in the context of the collapse of coercive labor regimes globally during the last two centuries and in the light of the belief, commonly identified with Adam Smith, that free labor was more efficient than coerced labor. Palgrave, New York, 2003 , Capehart and Milovanovic Social justice: theories, issues, and movements. The book suggests that the question of identity concerns itself with exploitation and oppression of excluded groups in both countries. Globalising World and the Changing Dimensions of Indo-South African Ties Rajen Harshe 18.
What, then, might this look like? Tracing the Journey of South African Indian Women from 1860 Mariam Seedat-Khan 4. She is the editor of the new Oxford series — Oxford India Studies in Contemporary Society — and has published Urban Studies co-edited with Kushal Deb, 2006 , Bombay and Mumbai: The City in Transition co-edited with Jim Masselos, 2003 ; Bombay: Metaphor for Modern India co-edited with Alice Thorner, 1995 ; Bombay: Mosaic of Modern Culture co-edited with Alice Thorner, 1995 ; and Making of Industrial Relations: Ahmedabad Textile Industry 1918-1939 1985 with Oxford University Press. Migration, Indenture and Identities: Being Indian in South Africa 2. Doing Sociology in India suggests that processes outside academia in social movements and associational groups have interrogated mainstream sociology to make it diverse and multiple. The history of the imprint of these epistemes is investigated at four levels: first, in the way one or both defined the discipline's identity and, thus, organised its characteristic mode of thinking methodologically; second, in the way this identity defined its theoretical direction and the theories that it borrowed, adapted to and reframed; third, in the way the first two organised its professional orientation and made it choose its identity as an academic discipline whose main role is restricted to teaching and research within academic institutions at an expense of a public orientation; and fourth, the way the aforementioned three defined its geographical compass, limiting its queries to national concerns wherein the macro became reduced to the micro abjuring discussions on global debates. Urban Dreams and Realities Kalpana Sharma 16.