This paper explores the historical and contemporary terrain of local level struggles in post-apartheid Meadowlands, a township in Greater Soweto. It looks at the implications for urban governance of increasing social differentiation and suggests that social polarisation mitigates against sustained levels of public action.
Crankshaw, O.; Parnell, S.; Beall, J. Working Paper No.11. Social Differentiation and Urban Governance in Greater Soweto: a case study of post-apartheid reconstruction. (2002) 25 pp.