Routes and Rites to the City : Mobility, Diversity and Religious Space in Johannesburg

This thought-provoking book is an exploration of the ways religion and diverse forms of mobility have shaped post-apartheid Johannesburg, South Africa. It analyses transnational and local migration in contemporary and historical perspective, along with movements of commodities, ideas, sounds and col...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Wilhelm-Solomon, Matthew (Editor), Núñez, Lorena (Editor), Kankonde Bukasa, Peter (Editor), Malcomess, Bettina (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Series:Global Diversities
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon, Lorena Núñez Carrasco, Peter Kankonde Bukasa and Bettina Malcomess
  • Chapter 2. Valleys of Salt in the House of God: religious re-territorialisation and urban space; Bettina Malcomess and Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon
  • Chapter 3. Migration and the Sacred in Greater Rosettenville, Johannesburg; Peter Kankonde Bukasa and Lorena Núñez
  • Chapter 4. “It’s only the glass door, which breaks every day.” Layered politics of (dis)order at the Central Methodist Mission; Elina Hankela
  • Chapter 5. The Spirit of Hillbrow: Religion and the Ordering of Social Space in Inner City Johannesburg; Alex Wafer
  • Chapter 6. Remaking Religion, Rethinking Space: How South Asian and Somali Migrants are Transforming Ethnically Bound Notions of Hinduism and Islam in Mayfair and Fordsburgh; Zaheera Jinnah and Pragna Rugunanan
  • Chapter 7. Enchanted Suburbanism: Fantasy, Fear and Suburbia in Johannesburg; Obvious Katsaura