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Emerging Johannesburg

Emerging Johannesburg

by Richard Tomlinson, Lindsay Bremmer, Xolela Mangcu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415935598

ISBN-13: 9780415935593

Pub. Date: 01/16/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Johannesburg is most often compared with Sao Paulo and Los Angeles and sometimes even with Budapest, Calcutta and Jerusalem. Johannesburg reflects and informs conditions in cities around the world. As might be expected from such comparisons, South Africa's political transformation has not led to redistribution and inclusive social change in Johannesburg. In

Overview

Johannesburg is most often compared with Sao Paulo and Los Angeles and sometimes even with Budapest, Calcutta and Jerusalem. Johannesburg reflects and informs conditions in cities around the world. As might be expected from such comparisons, South Africa's political transformation has not led to redistribution and inclusive social change in Johannesburg. In Emerging Johannesburg the contributors describe the city's transition from a post apartheid city to one with all too familiar issues such as urban/suburban divide in the city and its relationship to poverty and socio-political power, local politics and governance, crime and violence, and, especially for a city located in Southern Africa, the devastating impact of AIDS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415935593
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/16/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction, Editors

PART I. REORGANIZING SPACE 1.The Post-Apartheid Struggle for an Integrated Johannesburg, Editors
2.Villas of the Highveld: A Cultural Perspective on Johannesburg and Its Northern Suburbs, Andre P. Czegledy
3.The Race, Class and Space of Shopping in Johannesburg, Richard Tomlinson and Pauline Larsen
4. New Forms of Class and Racial Segregation in Johannesburg: Ghettos or Ethnic Enclaves? Ulrich Jurgens, Martin Gnad & Jurgen Bahr
5. Property Investors and Decentralization: A Case of False Competition? Soraya Goga

PART II. EXPERIENCING CHANGE 6. Making a Living in the City: Clothing Manufacturers in Johannesburg, Anna Kesper
7. Violent Crime in Johannesburg, Ingrid Palmary, Janine Rauch & Graeme Simpson
8. On Becoming and Belonging in African Cities, Graeme Gotz and AbdouMaliq Simone
Photographic Essay: Kliptown, Our Town

PART III. GOVERNING/INSTITUTION-BUILDING 9. Reclaiming Democratic Spaces: Civics and Politics in Post-Transition Johannesburg, Patrick Heller
10. HIV/AIDS: Implications for Local Governance, Housing and Delivery of Services, Elizabeth Thomas
11. Social Differentiation and Urban Governance in Greater Soweto: Post-Apartheid Meadowlands, Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw & Susan Parnell
12. The Limits of Law: Social Rights and Urban Development, Erica Emdon
13. Johannesburg Art Gallery and the Urban Future, Jillian Carman
Photographic Essay: Rodney Place and ZAR Works, RETREKS, post-CARDS

PART IV. RE-REPRESENTING 14. Johannesburg's Futures: Beyond Developmentalism and Global Success, Jennifer Robinson
15. Johannesburg in Flight From Itself: How Political Culture Shapes Urban Discourse, Xolela Mangcu
16. Negotiating the Post-Apartheid City, Editors

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