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The Resource From 'foreign natives' to 'native foreigners' : explaining xenophobia in post-apartheid South Africa : citizenship and nationalism, identity and politics, Michael Neocosmos, (electronic resource)

From 'foreign natives' to 'native foreigners' : explaining xenophobia in post-apartheid South Africa : citizenship and nationalism, identity and politics, Michael Neocosmos, (electronic resource)

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From 'foreign natives' to 'native foreigners' : explaining xenophobia in post-apartheid South Africa : citizenship and nationalism, identity and politics
Title
From 'foreign natives' to 'native foreigners'
Title remainder
explaining xenophobia in post-apartheid South Africa : citizenship and nationalism, identity and politics
Statement of responsibility
Michael Neocosmos
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The events of May 2008 in which 62 people were killed simply for being 'foreign' and thousands were turned overnight into refugees shook the South African nation. This book is the first to attempt a comprehensive and rigorous explanation for those horrific events. It argues that xenophobia should be understood as a political discourse and practice. As such its historical development as well as the conditions of its existence must be elucidated in terms of the practices and prescriptions which structure the field of politics. In South Africa, the history of xenophobia is intimately connected to the manner in which citizenship has been conceived and fought over during the past fifty years at least ..."--Back cover
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Neocosmos, M
Dewey number
305.560968
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Codesria book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Xenophobia
  • Marginality, Social
  • Citizenship
  • Nationalism
  • Immigrants
  • Migrant labor
  • Foreign workers
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
Label
From 'foreign natives' to 'native foreigners' : explaining xenophobia in post-apartheid South Africa : citizenship and nationalism, identity and politics, Michael Neocosmos, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous edition: 2006
  • "4/29/2010."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-169)
Color
other
Contents
Copyright Page -- Preface to the First Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- CHAPTER ONE: Introduction -- Xenophobia: Absence of Theory, Absence of Politics -- Xenophobia: Bringing Theory and Politics Back in -- Citizenship and Political Identity: Four Theses -- Thesis One: Xenophobia is a Discourse and Practice of Exclusion from Community -- Thesis Two: This Process of Exclusion is a Political Process -- Thesis Three: Xenophobia is Concerned with Exclusion from Citizenship which Denotes a Specific Political Relationship Between State and Society -- Thesis Four: Xenophobia is the Outcome of a Relation Between Different Forms of Politics -- The Study of Xenophobia in South Africa -- CHAPTER TWO: The Apartheid State and Migration to South Africa -- State and Citizenship in Southern Africa -- The Apartheid State -- Apartheid, Migrant Labour, Citizenship and Resistance -- National Liberation and the Urban-Economic Understanding of Apartheid -- Popular Struggles and National Citizenship in Countryside and Town -- Conclusions -- CHAPTER THREE: The Construction of a Post-apartheid -- Constructing the Nation and Moulding Citizenship from Above: Nationalism, Indigeneity and Exclusionary Legislation -- Nationalism, Democracy and Exclusion: The Construction of State Xenophobic Discourse -- Bending the Rules of Indigeneity: The Post-apartheid State and Migrants from Lesotho -- Defending 'Fortress South Africa': A Brief Review of Legislation -- Post-apartheid Nation-building Continued: Citizenship and the State Construction of Xenophobia -- Government Xenophobic Discourse and Its Effects -- Criminalisation, Policing, Repatriation and the Role of the Media -- Society: Xenophobic Attitudes, Human Rights and the Absence of Politics -- CHAPTER FOUR: Conclusion. Theory and Political Agency -- EPILOGUE: May 2008 and the Politics of Fear -- The Events of May 2008 -- The Sociology of the Events and the Poverty of Explanation -- The Politics of Fear -- Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- Bibliography -- List of Interviews -- Back Cover
Control code
ocn728521927
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 172 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9782869783348
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612710865
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728521927
Label
From 'foreign natives' to 'native foreigners' : explaining xenophobia in post-apartheid South Africa : citizenship and nationalism, identity and politics, Michael Neocosmos, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Previous edition: 2006
  • "4/29/2010."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-169)
Color
other
Contents
Copyright Page -- Preface to the First Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- CHAPTER ONE: Introduction -- Xenophobia: Absence of Theory, Absence of Politics -- Xenophobia: Bringing Theory and Politics Back in -- Citizenship and Political Identity: Four Theses -- Thesis One: Xenophobia is a Discourse and Practice of Exclusion from Community -- Thesis Two: This Process of Exclusion is a Political Process -- Thesis Three: Xenophobia is Concerned with Exclusion from Citizenship which Denotes a Specific Political Relationship Between State and Society -- Thesis Four: Xenophobia is the Outcome of a Relation Between Different Forms of Politics -- The Study of Xenophobia in South Africa -- CHAPTER TWO: The Apartheid State and Migration to South Africa -- State and Citizenship in Southern Africa -- The Apartheid State -- Apartheid, Migrant Labour, Citizenship and Resistance -- National Liberation and the Urban-Economic Understanding of Apartheid -- Popular Struggles and National Citizenship in Countryside and Town -- Conclusions -- CHAPTER THREE: The Construction of a Post-apartheid -- Constructing the Nation and Moulding Citizenship from Above: Nationalism, Indigeneity and Exclusionary Legislation -- Nationalism, Democracy and Exclusion: The Construction of State Xenophobic Discourse -- Bending the Rules of Indigeneity: The Post-apartheid State and Migrants from Lesotho -- Defending 'Fortress South Africa': A Brief Review of Legislation -- Post-apartheid Nation-building Continued: Citizenship and the State Construction of Xenophobia -- Government Xenophobic Discourse and Its Effects -- Criminalisation, Policing, Repatriation and the Role of the Media -- Society: Xenophobic Attitudes, Human Rights and the Absence of Politics -- CHAPTER FOUR: Conclusion. Theory and Political Agency -- EPILOGUE: May 2008 and the Politics of Fear -- The Events of May 2008 -- The Sociology of the Events and the Poverty of Explanation -- The Politics of Fear -- Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- Bibliography -- List of Interviews -- Back Cover
Control code
ocn728521927
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 172 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9782869783348
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612710865
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728521927

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