A bed called home: life in the migrant labour hostels of Cape Town

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D. Philip, 1993 - Business & Economics - 152 pages
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"The human stories and the clarity of analysis make this a gripping book that brings the inhumanity of apartheid into focus". -- Choice

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A bed called home: life in the migrant labour hostels of Cape Town

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South Africa's hostels were designed to house temporarily those Africans allowed to work in "white-only'' areas. Based on the author's Ph.D. thesis, this study not only documents the appalling ... Read full review

Contents

Tracing the Contours of Space
15
Demographic Profile of Hostel Dwellers
31
Social Organisation
58
Copyright

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