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Author Murray, Martin J.
Title City of extremes [electronic resource] : the spatial politics of Johannesburg / Martin J. Murray.
Publication Info. Durham : Duke University Press, 2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-EBL    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Politics, history, and culture.
Contents The restless urban landscape : the evolving spatial geography of Johannesburg -- The flawed promise of the high-modernist city : city building at the apex of apartheid rule -- Hollowing out the center : Johannesburg turned inside out -- Worlds apart : the Johannesburg inner city and the making of the outcast ghetto -- The splintering metropolis : laissez-faire urbanism and unfettered suburban sprawl -- Defensive urbanism after apartheid : spatial partitioning and the new fortification aesthetic -- Entrepreneurial urbanism and the private city -- Reconciling arcadia and utopia : gated residential estates at the metropolitan edge -- Epilogue. putting Johannesburg in its place : the ordinary city.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Urban policy -- South Africa -- Johannesburg.
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Geography.
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Race relations.
Sociology, Urban -- South Africa -- Johannesburg.
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Politics and government.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822347477 0822347474 9780822347682 0822347687 (DLC) 2010039972
ISBN 0822391813 (electronic bk.)
9780822391814 (electronic bk.)
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