The State and New-build Gentrification in Central Cape Town, South Africa

  title={The State and New-build Gentrification in Central Cape Town, South Africa},
  author={Gustav Visser and Nico Kotze},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={2565 - 2593}
The objective of this investigation is to assess the relevance and potential of current international trends in the study of gentrification in the contemporary South African urban context. Against the backdrop of `new' gentrification experiences and debates it is argued that recent developments in the central-city districts of large South African cities present numerous opportunities for `new' gentrification processes to emerge as a central part of urban regeneration. Moreover, it is contended… 

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