Chapter 5. Strong Winds in Ezakheni

  1. Edward Webster,
  2. Rob Lambert and
  3. Andries Bezuidenhout

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303018.ch5

Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity

Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity

How to Cite

Webster, E., Lambert, R. and Bezuidenhout, A. (2008) Strong Winds in Ezakheni, in Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303018.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

Book Series:

  1. Antipode Book Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Noel Castree

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405129145

Online ISBN: 9781444303018

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Keywords:

  • society against markets;
  • strong winds in Ezakheni;
  • employment and insecurity in Ezakheni;
  • workers in Defy - on short-term contracts (STCs);
  • restructuring, political parties and community;
  • hegemonic position of ANC in Ladysmith/Ezakheni;
  • community based organizations in Ezakheni;
  • household and community responses at Ezakheni;
  • Jacob Zuma, a charismatic ANC leader

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Place …

  • Employment and Insecurity

  • Households and Insecurity

  • Restructuring, Political Parties and Community

  • Conclusion