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Undressing Durban / edited by Rob Pattman and Sultan Khan.

Undressing Durban / edited by Rob Pattman and Sultan Khan.
Durban, South Africa : Madiba Publishers, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal, 2007.

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Section 1: Introducing Durban. If it's Durbs it's poison! : An alternative introduction to Durban for tourists / Woody Aroun -- Theatre of dreams : narrating consumption, exclusion and banality in Durban / Bernard Bubbeld -- Old wine in new bottles : striving for the impossible in Durban / Elias Cebekhulu and Evan Mantzaris -- Section 2: Outsiders in Durban (and Durbanites as outsiders). I'm an African not a coloured / Wesley Oakes -- Being a young Black woman from Botswana in Durban / One Selohilwe -- A Creole Mauritian with an olive skin coming to Durban / Marie Saramandif -- Growing up in Durban and going on Holiday to Europe / Sheritha Grindlay -- Foreign migrants in the inner city of Durban / Biniam Misgun -- Section 3: Mixed 'race' heterosexual partners in Durban. But, what will your children be? / Serrenta Naidoo -- Our mothers don't mind, so why should you? / Anne Holloway -- 'Guess who's coming for dinner?' and other suburban tales of horror / Megan Kleyn -- Section 4: Sport, entertainment and relaxation. The white and black sands of the Durban beachfront / Biniam Misgun and Wesley Oakes -- Nightlife in Durban and 'racial' divisions / Shabashni Moodley -- Durban sport : a theatre of spaces / Lawrence Gordon and Stephen Gordon -- Section 5: Transport and residential spaces in Durban. Public transport challenges in Durban : travelling the road to the World Cup 2010 / Sultan Khan -- Durban's Albert Park Residential Area : a hundred years on / Simon Mapadimeng -- Section 6: Shack dwellers. 'If you can't die first' : fire, water and women in the shack settlements in Durban / Shannon Walsh -- Life and death in Banana City / Evan Mantzaris and Elias Cebekhulu -- Struggles and triumphs of shack dwellers / Fazel Khan -- Section 7: Living on the streets and in shelters in Durban. The voices of street children in Durban shelters / Jackson Kariuki -- Challenging stereotypes of street children / Shanta Singh -- Down but not out in central Durban : 'streetwisdom' and survival in a post-apartheid city / Geoff Waters -- Scenes from an urban underworld / Thorin Roberts -- Section 8: Fear of crime and moral panics. Glimpses through the cage of fear : international students experience Durban / Ravi Baghel and Anna Mayr -- Normalising life in Durban : bringing people back to its streets / Ercument Celik and Azad Essa -- Undressing the crime discourse in South Africa / Ralph Callebert -- Defending animals, defending suburbs, defending civilisation / Richard Ballard -- The security challenge for Durban's tourism authority / Sabrina Grosse Kettler -- Section 9: Gangsters. The 'devil' himself walks through the streets of Durban / Elias Cebekhulu and Evan Mantzaris -- Coloured 'gangs' as communities in Newlands East / Wesley Oakes -- Two women researching (male) 'gangsters' in Newlands East / Subashini Govender and One Selohilwe -- Section 10: Punishments. Overcrowding in a Durban prison / Shanta Singh -- Corporal punishment in a Durban school / Lee-Ann Inderpal -- Section 11: Indian identities and culture. Drawing the curtain : Indian cinema in the Grey Street Complex / Ebrahim Essa -- The Gujarati trading class within the Indian community : shaped and styled by historical contradictions / Kalpana Hiralal -- Living a double life : home and university / Sandhisha Jay Narain -- The minority report : undressing 'Indians' in Durban / Kathryn Pillay -- Section 12: Black African identities and culture. Black solidarity and Black divisions / Sibusiso Mpama -- Homogenisation and Zulu nationalism in the Casino City / Mxolisi Ngcongo and Humphrey Glass -- Global cultural consumption and aesthetic choices of clothing within Durban / Claudia Martinez-Mullen -- Invoking 'culture' and sexuality : Black girls in mixed 'race' schools in Durban / Rob Pattman and Deevia Bhana -- Loving and Hating Jacob Zuma / Wangari Muthuki and Rob Pattman -- who am I? / Tshque Harcharan -- Section 13: HIV and AIDS. Voices of HIV positive young mothers / Nirmala Gopal -- The tree at Operation Bobbi Bear / Hema Hargovan -- Reflection on the activities of the support group in house number 233 / Wangari Muthuki -- Section 14: University of KwaZulu-Natal. The significance students attach to 'race' at the University of KwaZulu-Natal / Rob Pattman -- Coming to a foreign country : adjusting to the University of KwaZulu-Natal / Ntokozo Zulu -- Relinquishing my authority as teacher / Kibbie Naidoo -- Restructuring at the UKZN and job losses : the case of cleaners and grounds staff / Mokong Simon Mapadimeng and Sthembiso Bhengu -- The problems of being a junior academic at UKZN / Shaun Ruggunan -- The importance of communicating freely / Nithaya Chetty -- Section 15: Women sex workers in Durban. Dehumanising street sex workers in Durban / Faith ka-Manzi -- The women of Durban's dockside sex industry / Henry Trotter -- Section 16: Challenging local and global inequalities. Wonderwoman vs the World Bank / Ari Sitas -- Undressing / contributors.
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