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South Africa: Urban transformation
This paper discusses transformation as a multi-dimensional concept to effect social change in South African society in the post-apartheid era. The policy implications of such a variegated understanding of social change ...
The politics of social change and the transition to democratic governance: Community participation in post-apartheid South Africa
Community participation, i.e. the direct involvement/engagement of ordinary people in the affairs of planning, governance and overall development programs at the local or grassroots level, has become an integral part of ...
The Everyday at Grassroots level: poverty, protest and social change in post-apartheid South Africa
This paper posits that social change derives from how the everyday is encountered, analyzed and experienced at the grassroots level. Drawing extensively from the seminal work of Henri Lefebvre, the paper argues that for ...