AllPay and no work: spheres of belonging under duress

 

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dc.contributor.advisor Ross, Fiona C en_ZA
dc.contributor.author Versfeld, Anna en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-20T18:09:36Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-20T18:09:36Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Versfeld, A. 2012. AllPay and no work: spheres of belonging under duress. University of Cape Town. en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/12276
dc.description Includes abstract. en_ZA
dc.description Includes bibliographical references. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract AllPay and No Work explores the consequences of post-apartheid political-economic changes on the social fabric of Manenberg, a residential neighbourhood on the Cape Flats, Cape Town. I show that despite the important benefits of codified human rights for all, recent macro-level changes have meant that young women are currently struggling to establish themselves in their local spheres as socially valued individuals, or achieving "positive personhood". In a context of relative deprivation being socially valued is critical for belonging to "coping systems", the systems of support and reciprocity that cushion the worst aspects of suffering. en_ZA
dc.language.iso eng en_ZA
dc.subject.other Social Anthropology en_ZA
dc.title AllPay and no work: spheres of belonging under duress en_ZA
dc.type Master Thesis
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Thesis en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Humanities en_ZA
dc.publisher.department Social Anthropology en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationlevel Masters
dc.type.qualificationname MSocSc en_ZA
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dc.identifier.apacitation Versfeld, A. (2012). <i>AllPay and no work: spheres of belonging under duress</i>. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Social Anthropology. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11427/12276 en_ZA
dc.identifier.chicagocitation Versfeld, Anna. <i>"AllPay and no work: spheres of belonging under duress."</i> Thesis., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Social Anthropology, 2012. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/12276 en_ZA
dc.identifier.vancouvercitation Versfeld A. AllPay and no work: spheres of belonging under duress. [Thesis]. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Social Anthropology, 2012 [cited yyyy month dd]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11427/12276 en_ZA
dc.identifier.ris TY - Thesis / Dissertation AU - Versfeld, Anna AB - AllPay and No Work explores the consequences of post-apartheid political-economic changes on the social fabric of Manenberg, a residential neighbourhood on the Cape Flats, Cape Town. I show that despite the important benefits of codified human rights for all, recent macro-level changes have meant that young women are currently struggling to establish themselves in their local spheres as socially valued individuals, or achieving "positive personhood". In a context of relative deprivation being socially valued is critical for belonging to "coping systems", the systems of support and reciprocity that cushion the worst aspects of suffering. DA - 2012 DB - OpenUCT DP - University of Cape Town LK - https://open.uct.ac.za PB - University of Cape Town PY - 2012 T1 - AllPay and no work: spheres of belonging under duress TI - AllPay and no work: spheres of belonging under duress UR - http://hdl.handle.net/11427/12276 ER - en_ZA


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