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‘We did the Slum!’ – Urban Poverty Tourism in Historical Perspective
Abstract Slum tourism in the Global South is a relatively new phenomenon. The tourist gaze at the poverty of the Others is long established, though. This paper is concerned with the genesis of urbanExpand
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Festifavelisation: mega-events, slums and strategic city-staging – the example of Rio de Janeiro
Mega-events are increasingly often taking place in countries of the Global South. In the socio-spatially deeply fragmented host cities these spectacles encompass extremely transformative urbanExpand
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Leben zwischen Land und Stadt
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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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Slum tourism: state of the art
This article provides a view on the state-of-the-art literature on slum tourism. It points to the rapid growth of slum tourism research in recent years and highlights the main avenues that researchExpand
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The Role of Amateur Football in Circular Migration Systems in South Africa
This article explores the significance of amateur football for the changing patterns of circular migration in post-Apartheid South Africa. Even after the end of Apartheid, the abolishment of theExpand
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RURAL AND URBAN LIVELIHOODS: A TRANSLOCAL PERSPECTIVE IN A SOUTH AFRICAN CONTEXT
ABSTRACT The concept of the rural and the urban as separate spheres in development studies is increasingly losing analytical value. A growing proportion of the population in developing countries areExpand
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