(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Provincializing urban political ecology : towards a situated UPE through African urbanism

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LAWHON M. (1) ; ERNSTON H. (2) ; SILVER J. (3) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, Univ., Pretoria, AFRIQUE DU SUD
(2) African Centre for Cities, Univ., Cape Town, AFRIQUE DU SUD
(3) Dept. of Geography , Univ., Durham, ROYAUME-UNI


In this article, the AA. examine urban political ecology (UPE) and African urbanism, specifically in South Africa. They suggest that this approach calls attention to the possibilities that emerge when starting with the everyday and considering diffuse forms of power. They show that such a situated UPE opens a conceptual space for understanding and developing a radical incrementalism based on, connected to, and drawn from particular socio-environmental conditions and situated ways of knowing


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 46, no2 [pp. 497-516]



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