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  • Landman, Karina; Badenhorst, Willem (Report Series produced by the South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    Gated communities in south Africa have increased tremendously since the late 1990’s, with various types spreading across the urban landscape. they can broadly be divided into two groups, namely enclosed neighbourhood s and ...
  • Landman, Karina; Badenhorst, Willem (South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning,University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    The main research question relates to the impact of gated communities on urban spatial transformation in the greater Johannesburg area. This translated into three objectives, namely: 1. To determine the extent of different ...
  • Todes, Alison; Sithole, Pearl; Williamson, Amanda (Urban Forum. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010, 2010-02-05)
    Abstract Integrated development plans (IDPs) are municipal strategic plans designed to bring about developmental local government. They have been criticised for providing insufficient space for democratic participation. ...
  • Todes, Alison; Odendaal, Nancy; Cameron, Jenny (Transaction Publishers. Urban Forum., 2004-10)
    There is growing interest in integrated area development projects as a way of responding to special problem areas, including ameliorating the geographic concentration of social and economic disadvantage. This is expressed ...
  • Irurah, Daniel K; Boshoff, Brian (University of Cape Town Press, 2003)
    The sustainable development paradigm can be viewed as a convergence of two paradigms that initially evolved in an antagonistic manner, possibly as far back as the industrial revolution. The first one is the growth and ...
  • Boshoff, Brian (ISoCaRP Congress, 2003)
    The SA space economy and the striving for development has come a long way, but still faces great challenges. One of those challenges is to deal with globalisation -- a highly contested influence that has been shown by many ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Critical Dialogue: Public Participation in Review., 208)
    This paper starts with the study of participation patterns in different neighbourhoods in Johannesburg, and demonstrates that institutional channels (be it representative democracy, or various participatory institutions ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Wits University Press, Johannesburg, 2011)
    The local level has become since the 1990s an important arena of development of democracy in most countries of the world – in a move sometimes described as part of “the third wave of democratization” (Huntington 1992), ...
  • Todes, Alison; Williamson, Amanda; Sithole, Pearl (HSRC Press, 2007)
    The South African Constitution is one of the most progressive in the world. It demonstrates a commitment to promoting equality for men and women, and entrenches women's rights. This commitment is carried through in several ...
  • Mabin, Alan (Gauteng City Region Observatory (GCRO), 2013-07)
    This Occasional Paper is one of two that GCRO has commissioned specifically to deepen our understanding of the past of the GCR. Both focus on aspects of the region’s spatial past, and ought to be read together. This paper ...
  • Piper, Laurence; Benit-Gbaffou, Claire (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014)
    The formal system of local governance in South Africa has the ‘ward’ as its lowest and smallest electoral level – a spatial unit consisting of between 5000 and 15000 voters. The ward is equivalent to the ‘constituency’ in ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Geoforum, 2012)
    Party politics is generally absent from urban governance or urban politics theories or debates, or present only anecdotally or as a ‘black box’, whilst they are more and more described, especially in Cities of the South, ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Transformation, 2008)
    This collection of papers attempts to start bringing together these different approaches, relying on different methodologies and disciplines, in order to deepen our understanding of the interaction, at the local level, ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Trialog, 2006)
    The paper examines the challenges raised by “partnerships” between state and non-state security stakeholders, relying on two security experiments developed in Johannesburg wealthy neighborhoods. It raises the question ...
  • Bokasa, Patience; Jackson, Ashlyn; Manzini, Siyabonga; Mhlogo, Musa; Mohloboli, Mpho; Nkosi, Malambule; Benit-Gbaffou, Claire (ed) (CUBES (Centre for Urbanism & Built Environment Studies) and Wits School of Architecture, 2014-11)
    It is more than a year after Operation Clean Sweep, where in October 2013 the City of Johannesburg brutally evicted all traders from the streets of inner city Johannesburg. Most of these traders did not belong to street ...
  • Harrison, Kirsten; Phasha, Potsiso (South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand together with the Johannesburg Development Agency, City of Johannesburg., 2014-05)
    This paper will focus on Inner City City-commissioned artworks and will explore whose reality the artworks represent in a constantly evolving and complex city and what contribution the pieces make, if any, to modifying ...
  • SMITHERS, MAURICE (South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2013-12)
    I fi rst began to work in Yeoville Bellevue in 1997/8. Fifteen years later, I’m refl ecting in this research report on what I and my fellow Yeoville Bellevueites have managed to achieve, individually and collectively, in ...
  • Todes, Alison (Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011, 2011-01-15)
    There is a growing acceptance in international development circles of the contribution a revitalised planning can make to addressing key urban challenges. Current expectations that planning can play roles in managing the ...
  • Todes, Alison (Springer Science+Business Media B.V.2011, 2011-01-15)
    Abstract There is a growing acceptance in international development circles of the contribution a revitalised planning canmake to addressing key urban challenges. Current expectations that planning can play roles in ...
  • Bahman, Dirk; Frenkel, Jason (Report Series produced by the South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    currently, there is a proliferation of urban, middle class, creative and alternative developments in Johannesburg that are typifi ed by 44 stanley and Arts on main. these developments are a relatively new phenomenon in the ...

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