4 minutes read July 13, 2015 The Westville Buy, Swap and Sell(-ing of a domestic worker online) I generally have the expectation that every so often something racist and problematic from South Africa will show up in my Facebook feed. But even when I think I’m ready,….. Read More 5 minutes read March 12, 2015 South Africa’s Domestic Workers: Invisible labor in plain sight For South Africa watchers, two sets of statistics from a new comparative study of domestic workers in India and South Africa, A New Form of Bonded Labor makes for sobering reading…… Read More 4 minutes read January 6, 2015 “You Want to Study Domestic Workers? Disgusting!!!!” Several months ago I was at a gathering with some friends I had not seen for a long time, when one of them asked me about my research. In a….. Read More 1 minute read September 20, 2011 A Sitcom Waiting to Happen Non-Arabic speaking peoples have a tendency to lump “Arabs” together, as though racial and economic hierarchies don’t impact us as they do the rest of the world. The fact is,….. Read More 4 minutes read December 6, 2010 Anybody can be a maid With two hundred rand in your pocket you can transform yourself into a maid. If you take your two hundred rand to your local Pick n’ Pay or Shoprite you….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.