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The Struggle for Life in South Africa's Slums

Claire Laurier Decoteau

in Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Bio-Politics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226064451
eISBN:
9780226064628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226064628.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the ethnographic setting for the book as a whole by painting a picture of everyday life in South Africa’s informal settlements. It introduces the reader to each of the primary ... More


On Track: Spontaneous Privatization of Public Urban Land

Christian Lund

in Nine-Tenths of the Law: Enduring Dispossession in Indonesia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300251074
eISBN:
9780300255560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251074.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes struggles over urban space in Bandung, a city of some two-and-a-half million inhabitants. It focuses on a particular piece of land, a strip alongside a now inoperative railway ... More


Refugee Camps and Urban Settlements: The Problem We Have Created

Serena Parekh

in No Refuge: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197507995
eISBN:
9780197508022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507995.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Though our moral obligations to resettle refugees or grant them asylum often dominate discussions among philosophers and the general public alike, this chapter shows why we must also think about the ... More


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