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Social differentiation and urban governance in greater Soweto: a case study of post-apartheid reconstruction

Beall, Jo and Crankshaw, Owen and Parnell, Susan (2002) Social differentiation and urban governance in greater Soweto: a case study of post-apartheid reconstruction. Crisis States Research Centre working papers series 1, 11. Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

This paper explores the historical and contemporary terrain of local level struggles in post-apartheid Meadowlands, a township in Greater Soweto. It looks at the implications for urban governance of increasing social differentiation and suggests that social polarisation mitigates against sustained levels of public action.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: http://www.crisisstates.com/Publications/publicati...
Additional Information: © 2002 Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw & Susan Parnell
Subjects: J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Research centres and groups > Crisis States Research Centre
Departments > International Development
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2010 08:48
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/2933

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