Is There Such a Thing as a Post-apartheid City?

  title={Is There Such a Thing as a Post-apartheid City?},
  author={Bill Freund},
  journal={Urban Forum},
  • B. Freund
  • Published 4 June 2010
  • Political Science
  • Urban Forum
In an introductory section, this paper considers briefly the achievements and problems of urban governance in post-apartheid South Africa through an assessment of three categories: administrative reform, developmental issues and conflicts over service delivery issues. It then goes on to assess continuity and change in South African cities. Continuity is the norm in understanding urban history with change understood as a series of accretions and as a layering of features, unless major economic… 

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