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World Cup 2010: Africa’s turn or the turn on Africa?
The awarding of World Cup 2010 to South Africa was hailed as a great ‘victory’ for the African continent and the cause of much celebration. It heightened expectations not only about the spectacleExpand
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The Poors of Chatsworth : race , class and social movements in post-apartheid South Africa . Durban : Madiba Publishers
Like its author Ashwin Desai, variously an academic, journalist, teacher, radio talk-show host, activist and member of cricket's national Transformation Monitoring Committee, it is difficult toExpand
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Changing Islamic Traditions and Emerging Identities in South Africa
The deracialization of South African society in the midst of accelerating economic and cultural globalization has set in motion profound social, cultural and political changes that have confrontedExpand
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The Viability of Islamic Banking and Finance in a Capitalist Economy: A South African Case Study
Muslims in post-apartheid South Africa have been seeking to introduce stricter Islamic codes in the public and private domains to redefine the kind of Muslims they want to be. An important aspect ofExpand
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Contesting ‘Orthodoxy’: The Tablighi–Sunni conflict among South African muslims in the 1970s and 1980s
Muslims constitute less than 3% of South Africa’s population. In a context where divisions of race, ethnicity and class predominated, schisms among South Africa’s Muslims have been largely overlookedExpand
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Passengers, partnerships, and promissory notes : Gujarati traders in colonial Natal, 1870-1920
There were no complicated business arrangements. People trusted each other in those days. When you opened a shop, you would do your utmost to pay your creditors first.... To be insolvent was aExpand
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Identity and Belonging in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Case of Indian South Africans
Abstract This paper examines Indian identities in the post-apartheid period, focusing in particular on the vexed issues of identity and belonging. The inauguration of Nelson Mandela as President of aExpand
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Islam in the Public Sphere in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Prospects and Challenges
The Islamic presence in South Africa dates over three centuries. Islam has mostly been the private affair of Muslims who lived in harmony with non-Muslims in “Indian” or “Coloured” public spaces, andExpand
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Between Apartheid and Neoliberalism in Durban's Indian Quarter
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A Sufi Saint's Day in South Africa: The Legend of Badsha Peer
This article examines the role of pirs (saints), mazars (shrines) and Urs ('wedding') in forging Islamic culture and identity in South Africa, which has a minority Muslim population ofExpand
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