(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Entanglement : the negotiation of urban development imperatives in Durban’s public–private partnerships

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Dept. of Geography, Univ. of the Free State, Bloemfontein, AFRIQUE DU SUD


In this paper, the cultural studies notion of ‘entanglement’ is used to present an intensive examination of the development imperatives articulated by actors in two public–private partnerships in Durban, South Africa. It focuses on the ways they discursively enmesh the imperative of post-apartheid redress and the pressure for economic growth and improved urban competitiveness to produce an entangled development agenda. The presentation of these imperatives as ‘entangled’ illustrates complexities inherent in processes of urban development


Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 50, no13 [pp. 2791-2808]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 1 tabl., 1 carte



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