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The Apartheid City and Beyond
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: David M. Smith
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Apartheid as legislated racial separation substantially changed the South African urban scene. Race group areas' remodelled the cities, while the creation of homelands', mini-states and the pass laws' controlling population migration constrained urbanization itself. In the mid-1980s the old system - having proved economically inefficient and politically divisive - was
The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies
Language: en
Pages: 2888
Authors: Anthony M. Orum
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Provides comprehensive coverage of major topics in urban and regional studies Under the guidance of Editor-in-Chief Anthony Orum, this definitive reference work covers central and emergent topics in the field, through an examination of urban and regional conditions and variation across the world. It also provides authoritative entries on the
Sustainable Manufacturing?
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Simon Roberts
Categories: Manufacturing industries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

Intended for academics and students in the fields of economic development, sociology and economic geography both in South Africa and internationally. This work is also useful for the Development Studies, Development Economics, African Studies and Geography departments in universities in Europe and North America.
Urban and Regional Planning and Development
Language: en
Pages: 546
Authors: Rajiv R. Thakur, Ashok K. Dutt, Sudhir K. Thakur, George M. Pomeroy
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-10 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book discusses urban planning and regional development practices in the twentieth century, and ways in which they are currently being transformed. It addresses questions such as: What are the factors affecting planning dynamics at local, regional, national and global scales? With the push to adopt a market paradigm in
Critical Perspectives on African Politics
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Clive Gabay, Carl Death
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-09 - Publisher: Routledge

Strong states and strong civil societies are now increasingly hailed as the twin drivers of a ‘rising Africa’. Current attempts to support growth and democracy are part of a longer history of promoting projects of disciplinary, regulatory and liberal rule and values beyond ‘the West’. Yet this is not simply