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  1. Library Resource
    UN-Habitat SDG 11.1 Adequate Housing cover image
    Multimédia
    juin, 2017
    Global

    As we turn the page on MDGs to SDGs, the unprecedented proliferation of slums and informal settlements, and a chronic lack of adequate housing, continues to be amongst the major challenges of urbanization. Slums, informal settlements and inadequate housing remain the visible manifestations of poverty and inequality in cities. Inadequate housing complements the measurement of slums, particularly in the developed world, in order not to leave anyone behind.

  2. Library Resource
    UN-Habitat - SDG 11.7 Public space cover image
    Multimédia
    juin, 2017
    Global

    Cities function in an efficient, equitable and sustainable manner only when private and public spaces work in a symbiotic relation to enhance each other. Public space generates equality, however in the past decades it has been drastically been reduced. Inadequate, poorly designed, or privatized public spaces generate exclusion and marginalization.

  3. Library Resource
    UN-Habitat - SDG 11.3 Sustainable urbanization cover image
    Multimédia
    juin, 2017
    Global

    A defining feature of many of the world’s cities is an outward expansion far beyond formal administrative boundaries, largely propelled by the use of the automobile, poor urban and regional planning and land speculation. A large proportion of cities both from developed and developing countries have high consuming suburban expansion patterns which often extend to even further peripheries. Cities need to accommodate new and thriving urban functions such as transportation routes, etc. as they expand.

  4. Library Resource
    Global Urban Lectures: Geoffrey Payne - Improving urban tenure security and property rights cover image
    Ressources et Outils d'entraînement
    Multimédia
    juillet, 2017
    Global

    Geoffrey Payne outlines five fundamental propositions that are key to his understanding of tenure issues and policy options.

    These are:

    1) That access to affordable land with adequate security of tenure and associated rights is a pre-condition for realising the goal of adequate housing and poverty reduction;

  5. Library Resource
    South Africa's living law jurisprudence - Nolundi Luwaya

    Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa

    Vidéos
    janvier, 2016
    Afrique du Sud

    Nolundi Luwaya examines how the laws affecting rural citizens in South Africa fit together. She examines the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act and highlights key sections of the Act including the requirements for establishment of Traditional Councils, the status and role of traditional leaders. She reviews contested legislation including the Communal Land Rights Act, struck down by the Constitutional Court and the Traditional Courts Bill which threatened to turn rural citizens in the former bantustans into chiefly subjects.

  6. Library Resource

    Presentation by Mazibuko Jara on 24 February 2016 to Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa.

    Vidéos
    janvier, 2016
    Afrique du Sud

    This presentation provides a historical overview of the role of the state in maintaining feudal structures and examines the roles and powers of tribal chiefs in post 1994 laws. It examines rural popular struggeles to challenge unaccountable tribal rule in the 1980s and the role of chiefs in the transition to democracy in South Africa

  7. Library Resource
    Vidéos
    janvier, 2016
    Afrique du Sud

    Professor Ben Cousins from the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape provides a critical review of the land reform programme in South Africa 1994 - 2016. This presentation made as part of a 4.5 day course on the Political economy of land, mining and rural democracy 22 - 26 Feb 2016 for activists associated with the Alliance for Rural Democracy.

  8. Library Resource

    Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa

    Vidéos
    janvier, 2016
    Afrique du Sud

    Dr Gavin Capps joined SWOP at the University of the Witwatersrand as a Senior Researcher in January 2013. He is leader of the Mining and Rural Transformation in Southern Africa (MARTISA) project, a six-year research programme funded by the Ford Foundation.

  9. Library Resource
    Vidéos
    janvier, 2016
    Afrique du Sud

    This input by Dr Aninka Claassens Director of the Land and Accoutability Centre at the University of Cape Town was presented as part of a five day short couse on the political economy of land mining and rural democracy. It provides a detailed history of processes and events which continue to shape South Africa's rural hinterland in the contemprary era.

  10. Library Resource
    Vidéos
    janvier, 2016
    Afrique du Sud

    Dr Mulaudzi is a lecturer in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town. In this presentation made as part of a 4.5 day course on the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa he critically examines different perspectives on the 1913 and 1936 Land Acts.

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