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  • Todes, Alison et al (Urban Forum. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010, 2010-06-16)
    Abstract The paper provides an overview of urbanization patterns and trends in the current era in South Africa, focusing in particular on the key dynamics and driving forces underlying migration and urbanization. It ...
  • Williamson, Amanda; Sithole, Pearl; Todes, Alison (Paper presented to Conference on the Place of Participation in a democratising South Africa, IFAS, HSRC and CUBES, Wits, 20-21st November, 2006., 2006-11-20)
    The appeal of decentralisation is based on the belief that it will foster participatory democracy, introduce more responsive service delivery and advance the rights of citizens. It is also assumed that decentralisation ...
  • Boshoff, Brian; Van Wyk, J (SA Public Law, 2003)
    Floods, earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, explosions, runaway fires, and transportation and other accidents are all occurrences with which we are familiar, if only vicariously. These events can presumably all ...
  • Msulwa, Rehema; Turok, Ivan (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)
    There is growing interest among governments and researchers around the world in the contribution of cities to economic development. Several influential international organisations have argued that the spatial concentration ...
  • Todes, Alison; Beall, Jo (Cities, 2004)
    The paper examines whether integrated area development projects are particularly well placed to recognize the complexity and diversity of gender relations and provide important space for gender sensitive planning and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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), ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Carnets de géographes,, 2010-10)
    This research, undertaken by PLANACT (an NGO) and for which I am playing a role as research adviser, is about the place of residents’ participation in a hostel renovation projecti. The hostelii is located on former mining ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Journal of Asian and African Studies, 2011)
    The paper revisits participation and decentralization in relation to local clientelism, arguing that they share the personalization of links between residents and the State and the local possibility to adapt state policies. ...

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