Other Struggles

in Culture in Chaos

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780226496412
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226496436 | DOI:
Other Struggles

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This chapter examines the role of migration of in the transformation of social relations in the Machaze district in Mozambique. It describes how migrancy reshaped local social relations and the struggles over gendered, generational, and community power within Machazian society. This chapter also shows that migration was continuously and dynamically resituated as a strategy deployed in a multitude of social and political struggles at various levels in Machazian society. It also discusses migration in intergenerational struggle and the social advantages of nonmine migrancy.

Keywords: migration; social relations; Machaze district; Mozambique; community power; political struggles; social struggles; intergenerational struggle; nonmine migrancy

Chapter.  15059 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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