Telling Their Stories

Zimbabwean Middle-Class Migrant Women's Narratives of Home and National Belonging
LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • erschienen am 3. Mai 2019
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 256 Seiten
978-613-9-92455-4 (ISBN)
The six women captured here construct themselves as loyal and patriotic citizens of Zimbabwe who have had to leave their country and family and make their livelihoods in thriving neighboring South Africa. In their poignant voices, the women reveal migration conflicts of home and belonging, as well the struggle to hold on to an identity and culture, in a world that demands assimilation and immersion in host cultures. The women's stories highlight the underlying realities of personal and gendered conflicts and challenges of national identity in a world that continues to lean towards fluid identities.
  • Englisch
  • Höhe: 220 mm
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  • Breite: 150 mm
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  • Dicke: 15 mm
  • 397 gr
978-613-9-92455-4 (9786139924554)
Rutendo Hadebe is a Zimbabwean feminist researcher, whose study interests range from migration, identity politics to narratives of the oppressed in Postcolonial Africa. Currently, Rutendo's work is centered at two of the city's universities: The University of Cape Town and the University of the Western Cape.

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