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1st Edition

Unfrozen Ground: South Africa's Contested Spaces

ISBN 9781138711723
Published November 11, 2019 by Routledge
112 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2001. Examining state-driven programmes of land reform, this book provides an important examination of the transformation process in post-apartheid South Africa at both national and local levels. It captures the dynamics of socio-political change at national and local levels and provides an important analysis of integration in one of the world’s most divided societies.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: confronting the past, shaping the future; South Africa in Africa; Nation-building in South Africa; De-racializing the land; Reconstructing urban spaces: a disputed terrain; The legacy of traditional authorities; Conclusion: into the future.

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’...this is a book that asks interesting questions, and is welcome as a geographical contribution rooted in the inherently spatial nature of apartheid and therefore of post-apartheid restructuring.’ Third World Planning Review '...a clear analysis of the hindrances and challenges faced by one of the world's most divided societies.' Environment and Urbanization