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This monograph reviews existing literature on two episodes of forced migration
to South Africa. The first is the flight and reception of between 250, 000 and
350, 000 Mozambicans during that country's civil war in the 1980s. The second
is an influx of people to South Africa from what is now the Democratic Republic
of Congo (DRC) beginning in the early 1990s and continuing to this day.
The reception of the Mozambican refugees of the mid-1980s was shaped
by a subtle and variegated cocktail of national apartheid politics and local
interests and sensibilities. On the one hand, the ..