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Housing as Governance: Interfaces between Local Government and Civil Society Organisations in Cape Town, South Africa

@inproceedings{Ley2010HousingAG,
  title={Housing as Governance: Interfaces between Local Government and Civil Society Organisations in Cape Town, South Africa},
  author={A. Ley},
  year={2010}
}
  • A. Ley
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • The author explores the dynamic roles and linkages of public sector institutions and civil society actors in housing provision for the urban poor in South Africa. The book reveals that existing civil society structures are hybrids that can oscillate between networks and organizations. Moreover, they establish informal governance spaces with state actors outside the institutional channels provided by government. Based on actor-centered and network theories, two cases of civil society alliances… CONTINUE READING
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