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Cape Town after ApartheidCrime and Governance in the Divided City$
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Tony Roshan Samara

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780816670000

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.001.0001

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Apartheid, Democracy, and the Urban Future

Apartheid, Democracy, and the Urban Future

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(p.180) Conclusion Apartheid, Democracy, and the Urban Future
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Cape Town after Apartheid
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Tony Roshan Samara

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0007

This chapter summarizes the study of urban governance in Cape Town, which emphasizes new mechanisms of social control under conditions of neoliberal democracy and unequal development. It provides a brief overview of the mechanisms in which policing and urban renewal in Cape Town is considered a part of a lineage of governance strategies immersed in unresolved social tensions that evolved over decades. The chapter also explains neoliberalism as a central and defining role in the organization of urban governance, pointing out the conflicts that neoliberalism reflected and regenerated.

Keywords:   urban governance, Cape Town, social control, neoliberal democracy, unequal development, urban renewal, neoliberalism

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