`Settler societies' are those in which Europeans have settled and become politically dominant over indigenous people, and where a heterogenous society has developed in class, ethnic and racial terms. They offer a unique prism for understanding the complex relations of gender, race, ethnicity and class in contemporary societies. Unsettling Settler Societies brings together a distinguished cast of contributors to explore these relations in both material and discursive terms. They look at the relation between indigenous and settler//immigrant populations, focusing in particular on women's conditions and politics. The book examines how the process of development of settler societies, and the positions of indigenous and

Gender Divisions and the Formation of Ethnicities in Zimbabwe

Gender Divisions and the Formation of Ethnicities in Zimbabwe

Gender divisions and the formation of ethnicities in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is a classic example of a settler society. From the 1890s, white – predominantly British – settlers colonized the area that was to bear the name Southern Rhodesia and then Rhodesia. Like other such settler minorities, ...

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