Ekurhuleni : the making of an urban region /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bonner, P. L.
Other Authors: Nieftagodien, Noor, Mathabatha, S. (Sello)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2012.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Tracing the contours of Ekurhuleni
  • White workers and their struggles, 1907-1924
  • Constructing black Ekurhuleni, 1890-1927
  • Ekurhuleni's insubordinate women, 1918-1945
  • Social worlds and social strains in industrializing Ekurhuleni
  • Squatter camps and immigrant culture
  • Turning point 1940s
  • The first steps in social engineering, reconfiguring space
  • Black politics in Ekurhuleni in the mid-1950s
  • Making of a modern economy
  • Apartheid's heyday in Ekurhuleni
  • The student movement of 1976
  • Ekurhuleni and the struggle against apartheid
  • A time of insurrection
  • Politics of the stalemate
  • The politics of transition
  • City of fragments
  • Informal and contentious city.