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Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Tony Roshan Samara

Abstract

Nearly two decades after the dismantling of apartheid in South Africa, how different does the nation look? In Cape Town, is hardening inequality under conditions of neoliberal globalization actually reproducing the repressive governance of the apartheid era? By exploring issues of urban security and development, this book brings to light the features of urban apartheid that increasingly mark not only Cape Town but also the global cities of our day—cities as diverse as Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Paris, and Beijing. The text focuses on urban renewal and urban security policies and practices in ... More

Keywords: apartheid, South Africa, Cape Town, globalization, urban security, urban development, urban apartheid, security policies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780816670000
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tony Roshan Samara, author