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Author Owen, Joy, author.

Title Congolese social networks : living on the margins in Muizenberg, Cape Town / Joy Owen.

Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.896751068 OWEN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pagegs 225-248) and index.
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.
Subject Congolese (Democratic Republic) -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
Congolese (Democratic Republic) -- South Africa -- Social conditions.
Congolese (Democratic Republic) diaspora.
Immigrants -- Social networks -- South Africa -- Muizenberg.
South Africa -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9781498516273