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The right to the city in post-apartheid South Africa: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s struggle for land, housing and dignity


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Title: The right to the city in post-apartheid South Africa: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s struggle for land, housing and dignity
Authors: Johansson, Simon
Issue Date: 1-Oct-2019
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Global Studies
2019:16
Keywords: Abahlali baseMjondolo
the right to the city
citizenship
collective memory
dignity
Abstract: Fifty percent of the world’s population live in cities today, but predictions of the sustained urbanization trend estimates that this number will increase to seventy percent by 2050. Meanwhile, the consequences of the urban divide and the demarcations between people in the increasingly fragmented societies could be demonstrated in the case of South Africa. In Durban an estimated 800,000 of the city’s 3,44 million population, live in informal settlements in order to benefit from the city as a key... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/61930
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