The Role of Amateur Football in Circular Migration Systems in South Africa

@article{Steinbrink2010TheRO,
  title={The Role of Amateur Football in Circular Migration Systems in South Africa},
  author={M. Steinbrink},
  journal={Africa Spectrum},
  year={2010},
  volume={45},
  pages={35 - 60}
}
This article explores the significance of amateur football for the changing patterns of circular migration in post-Apartheid South Africa. Even after the end of Apartheid, the abolishment of the migrant labour system has not brought a decline of circular migration. The state-institutionalised system has merely been replaced by an informal system of translocal livelihood organisation. The new system fundamentally relies on social networks and complex rural-urban linkages. Mobile ways of life… Expand
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