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Postcolonialising Geography: Tactics and Pitfalls
The moves within postcolonial theory to "provincialise Europe" encourage an acknowledgement of the parochial nature of much of what still passes for universal theory in the western academy. Within
Development and Urban Policy: Johannesburg's City Development Strategy
City development strategies (CDS) have emerged as an important new initiative in international policy and practice. This paper considers their significance by exploring recent initiatives to
Inventions and Interventions: Transforming Cities—An Introduction
Cities are dynamic places: their internal complexity and external connections contribute to the on-going transformation of social life and economic activity. Moreover, at times, cities become direct
Feminism and the Spaces of Transformation
Feminist political theory draws on particular spatial imaginations in elaborating a politics of transformation. This paper establishes this in relation to two familiar accounts of feminist
Development and Displacement
Development and Displacement draws together a number of emergent challenges to the practices and theories of development in the contemporary world, associated with forms of displacement. Starting
Development and New Forms of Democracy in eThekwini
Through a case study of development policy making in the eThekwini metro (Durban), South Africa, this paper explores the emergence of new forms of local democracy in post-apartheid South Africa.