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Congolese Social Networks: Living on the Margins in Muizenberg, Cape Town

Joy Owen
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Bokks, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9781498516273 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781498516280 (electronic)
Contents
  • DRC : a short history of migration
  • Transnational subjects, localized policies
  • Muizenberg, fieldwork and "the other"
  • Settling in and coping
  • Women, social networks, contingency and religion
  • Success guaranteed : economic survival and success through religious patronage
  • Onward and upward : the romance factor
  • Interrogating stereotypes : Donna and Henri
  • Performing Congolese masculinities : Sam and Noel
  • Romantic love or migrant careerism? Michelle and Ghislain, Andrea and Zakia
  • Conclusion.
Description
pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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