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Socio-economic inequality in the City of Tshwane, South Africa: a multivariable spatial analysis at the neighbourhood level

This paper provides a multidimensional spatial perspective of patterns of socio-economic inequality in the City of Tshwane, South Africa and consider changes to socio-economic status over time. High and low socio-economic status is spatially polarised and represent a continuation of past spatial patterns.

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Trickle-out urbanism: are Johannesburg’s gated communities good for their poor neighbours?

The developers of Steyn City in northern Johannesburg argue that this elite development is good for nearby informal settlements. This paper assesses these claims.

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Understanding the impact of government housing on environmental sustainability and social justice

This paper uses empirical data to assess some of the justice and sustainability implications of government housing developments in Gauteng. The analysis draws on GCRO’s Quality of Life V (2017/18) survey and interviews with residents of Lufhereng and Pennyville housing developments.

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