Local economic development and urban poverty alleviation: the experience of post-apartheid South Africa

@article{Rogerson1999LocalED,
  title={Local economic development and urban poverty alleviation: the experience of post-apartheid South Africa},
  author={C. Rogerson},
  journal={Habitat International},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={511-534}
}
  • C. Rogerson
  • Published 1999
  • Political Science
  • Habitat International
Abstract Urban poverty is a policy issue of growing significance in post-apartheid South Africa. In terms of the new Constitution the developmental role of local governments is given considerable attention. Against a background analysis of the best practice of local anti-poverty strategies in the developing world, this paper reviews the experience of eight case studies of local economic development (LED) initiatives. The case studies review a cluster of research findings from South African… Expand
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