The unintended consequence of lockdown for a small South African town: life or livelihood?

Datum bericht: 5 juni 2020

By Magnus Godvik Ekeland, PhD researcher CAOS, June 2020, South Africa. Some obsevations during field research in the township of Colchester, at the outskirts of Port Elizabeth. Partly about what James Ferguson has coined "redistributive labour" to describe the multitude of strategies for accessing the relative wealth of others.

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Example of RDP houses in South Africa