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Festivalisation and urban renewal in the Global South: socio-spatial consequences of the 2010 FIFA World Cup
Sports mega events increasingly take place in the metropolises of emerging economies. As a city-marketing tool, these events are said to make the host cities more visible in the internationalExpand
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South Africa under FIFA's reign: The World Cup's contribution to urban development
When South Africa hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the move to stage this mega-event at the southern tip of the African continent was lauded as a timely acknowledgement of the growing importance ofExpand
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Townships of To-Morrow? Cosmo City and inclusive visions for post-apartheid urban futures
Abstract In the light of fragmented post-apartheid urban development and an increasingly unequal South African society, this paper discusses the question of visionary residential developments whichExpand
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Ambiguous restructurings of post-apartheid Cape Town : the spatial form of socio-political change
What will tomorrow's Cape Town look like? This volume reflects a variety of aspects of urban development and restructuring efforts in Cape Town in the last years. A focus lies on the question if theExpand
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Urban Governance in Post-apartheid Cities
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Redlining or renewal? The space-based construction of decay and its contestation through local agency in Brixton, Johannesburg
This is a chapter from the book: Negative neighbourhood reputation and place attachment: the production and contestation of territorial stigma
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Shifting corporate geographies in global cities of the South: Mexico City and Johannesburg as case studies
Global city research links the expansion of advanced producer services in major cities to the internationalisation of real estate markets as well as to the spread of (mainly) high-rise officeExpand
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