Going for Gold
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Beschreibung"An indispensable look at the working conditions, social lives, and collective action of black miners. . . . (Moodie's) meticulous, reflective, incessantly questioning approach to power, drink, sexuality, conflict, and routine life in mines and compounds reveals an extraordinary world at the edge of hope and desperation."--Charles Tilly, The New School for Social Research
"Combines a rigorous use of theory with a marvellous and sensitive sympathy."--Terence O. Ranger, co-editor of "The Invention of Tradition
PortraitT. Dunbar Moodie is Professor of Sociology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and the author of The Rise of Afrikanerdom (California, 1975). Vivienne Ndatshe is a former teacher who now works as a domestic servant. She grew up in Pondoland, where her father was a migrant gold miner. Her interviews with mine workers and their families added an essential dimension to this work.
Untertitel: 'Perspectives on Southern Afric'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1994
Seitenanzahl: 372 Seiten