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City of extremes : the spatial politics of Johannesburg / Martin J. Murray.

By: Murray, Martin J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Politics, history, and culture: Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2011Description: xxix, 470 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780822347682 (pbk.).Subject(s): Urban policy -- South Africa -- Johannesburg | Urban sociology -- South Africa -- Johannesburg | Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Geography | Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Race relations | Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Politics and governmentDDC classification: 307.1160968221 MUR Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
The restless urban landscape : the evolving spatial geography of Johannesburg -- The flawed promise of the high-modernist city : city building at the apex of apartheid rule -- Hollowing out the center : Johannesburg turned inside out -- Worlds apart : the Johannesburg inner city and the making of the outcast ghetto -- The splintering metropolis : laissez-faire urbanism and unfettered suburban sprawl -- Defensive urbanism after apartheid : spatial partitioning and the new fortification aesthetic -- Entrepreneurial urbanism and the private city -- Reconciling arcadia and utopia : gated residential estates at the metropolitan edge -- Epilogue. putting Johannesburg in its place : the ordinary city.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The restless urban landscape : the evolving spatial geography of Johannesburg -- The flawed promise of the high-modernist city : city building at the apex of apartheid rule -- Hollowing out the center : Johannesburg turned inside out -- Worlds apart : the Johannesburg inner city and the making of the outcast ghetto -- The splintering metropolis : laissez-faire urbanism and unfettered suburban sprawl -- Defensive urbanism after apartheid : spatial partitioning and the new fortification aesthetic -- Entrepreneurial urbanism and the private city -- Reconciling arcadia and utopia : gated residential estates at the metropolitan edge -- Epilogue. putting Johannesburg in its place : the ordinary city.

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