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Title: Migration, the family and apartheid : journeys that span geographic space, the life course and responses to political change
Author: Altschuler, Jennifer
Awarding Body: The Open University
Current Institution: Open University
Date of Award: 2008
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The thesis indicates that, to make sense of how white South African migrants and their non-migrant kin construct their views about migration from apartheid-based South Africa, it Is important to take account of apartheid-based racializatlon as well as prior histories of displacement and oppression. It demonstrates the need to move beyond globalized notions of the family when researching constructions of the consequences of migration. This includes considering how such constructions inform and are informed by: prior family dynamics; life course changes; gender; whether the relationship under discussion is with a parent, child or sibling; whether the views are expressed by a migrant or non-migrant; and responses to the dismantling of apartheid.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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