Browsing Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment by Author "Todes, Alison"

Browsing Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment by Author "Todes, Alison"

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  • Todes, Alison; Karam, Aly; Klug, Neil; Malaza, N (Elsevier., 2010)
    Traditional master planning has been criticised, but continues in various forms. This paper critically assesses an initiative by a South Africa metropolitan municipality to develop ‘local spatial developmen tframeworks’: ...
  • Todes, Alison (HSRC Press, 2009)
    City planning is a small profession, with only 3 790 graduates by 2004. Data sources on the profession are limited, and there are only a few, mainly qualitative studies. 'Planning' as it is described in the Planning ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Malaza, Nqobile; Todes, Alison; Williamson, Amanda (Commonwealth Secretariat, 2009-12)
    There is increasing evidence that women and men experience cities in different ways. Therefore gender-sensitive urban planning is needed. However, like other built environment occupations, the planning profession has ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Todes, Alison; Harrison, Philip; Weakley, Dylan (South African Research Chair in Spatial Analysis and City Planning; Gauteng City Region Observatory, 2015)
    Unlike most cities in the world, over the last 20 years Johannesburg has become more dense and more compact. This reflects the increased rates of rural-urban migration from the late 1980s as urbanisation controls collapsed, ...
  • Todes, Alison; Charlton, Sarah; Rubin, Margot; Appelbaum, Alexandra; Harrison, Philip (2016-06)
    Addressing the racially divided, sprawling and socially inequitable spatial form of South African cities has been key to strategic spatial planning and urban spatial frameworks in South African cities, including in ...
  • Todes, Alison; Turok, Ivan (Elsevier Ltd, 2017-04)
    There is a robust international debate about how best to tackle spatial inequalities within nations and regions. The paper discusses three contrasting approaches: spatial rebalancing, space-neutral and place-based. They ...
  • Harrison, Philip; Appelbaum, Alexandra; Charlton, Sarah; Rubin, Margot; Todes, Alison (2016-08)
    Uncertainty and turbulence is a perennial feature of the context within which cities must plan but there are time periods in which a sense of uncertainty is heightened. This has been the case in the period since the Global ...
  • Harrison, Philip; Bobbins, Kerry; Culwick, Christina; Humby, Tracy-Lynn; La Mantia, Costanza; Todes, Alison; Weakley, Dylan (University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng City Region Observatory., 2014)
    Urban resilience is the 'new kid on the block'. Over the past few years the concept has rapidly gained a central place in spatial and urban planning policy in South Africa........(This article)... is not designed as a ...
  • Harrison, Philip; Bobbins, Kerry; Culwick, Christina; Humby, Tracy-Lynn; La Mantia, Costanza; Todes, Alison; Weakley, Dylan (University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2014)
    This document was prepared as a contribution to the Department of Science and Technology’s (DST’s) Grand Challenge on Global Change and as a complement to flagship initiatives such as the South African Risk and Vulnerability ...

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