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Navigating Nationality, Exploring the Role and Uses of National Self-Description for Zimbabwean Migrants in South Africa

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Acronyms -- 1 Introduction: On Unfamiliar Territory -- 2 Crossing Borders in Southern Africa -- 2.1 Migration from Zimbabwe -- 2.1.1 Historical Background -- 2.1.2 Development and Remittances -- 2.1.3 Migration Waves and Migrant Profiles -- 2.1.4 Migration Motivations and Destinations -- 2.1.5 Return Migration -- 2.2 Migration to South Africa -- 2.2.1 Historical Background -- 2.2.2 Hostility Towards Migrants -- 2.2.3 Explaining Hostility -- 2.3 Zimbabweans in South Africa -- 2.3.1 The Zimbabwean Community -- 2.3.2 The Legal Situation -- 2.3.3 Adversity and Discrimination -- 2.3.4 Migrant Responses to Adversity in South Africa -- 2.4 Synopsis: Difficult Times and Places -- 3 Doing Research in Postcolonial Times -- 3.1 Research Approach and Theoretical Background -- 3.1.1 Theoretical Starting Point: Postcolonial Sociology -- 3.1.2 Consequences for Doing Research: Epistemic Changes -- 3.2 Research Methodology -- 3.2.1 Feminist and Post-/Decolonial Feminist Methodology -- 3.2.2 Decolonial and Postcolonial Methodology -- 3.2.3 Decolonial Methods -- 3.3 Applying Post- and Decolonial Insights to Migration Research: Assessing Theoretical and Methodological Presumptions -- 3.3.1 Reflecting Research -- 3.3.2 Avoiding the Pitfalls of Theoretical Presumptions -- 3.3.3 Reflecting on the Traps One has Fallen Into -- 3.3.4 Drawing on Relational Understandings and Moving Bottom-Up -- 3.3.5 Choosing Adequate Methods -- 3.4 Research Methods -- 3.4.1 Research Objective and Sampling -- 3.4.2 Sites of Research -- 3.4.3 Qualitative Interviews as a Data Collecting Method -- 3.4.4 Grounded Theory as a Data Analysing Method -- 3.4.5 Methodical Proceeding and Reflection -- 3.4.6 Quality Aspects: Criteria for Evaluation -- 3.4.7 Ethical Research Concerns -- 3.5 Self-Positioning as a Researcher
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (452 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9783658438500

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