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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 521–531.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Architect , June, 19. Reframing Township Space: The Kliptown Project Lindsay Bremner I n 1955, the African National Congress (ANC) held its historic Congress of the People to ratify its liberation manifesto, the...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 499–506.
Published: 01 September 2004
... numerous and sophisticated studies of this specifically Southern African social and urban for- mation called “the township.” Most of these studies have dealt with the hypervis- ible issues of poverty and dispossession, chronic hunger and malnutrition, and expropriation and disenfranchisement in the...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 May 2004
... theoretical proof of this claim, however, I will show how this perspective helps us grasp the logic of a vio- lent conflict that overcame three townships east of Johannesburg between 1990 and 1994. Katlehong, Tokoza, and...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 185–208.
Published: 01 January 2006
... aspiration) and the racially defined townships (designed as enclosed, stable, and quasi-domestic commu- nity spaces) have given way to what Mbembe and Nuttall call a new and radical “social velocity” (2004: 349). This essay focuses on how the kombi-taxi — the This essay is part of my ongoing...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 430–452.
Published: 01 September 2004
... as many who attended exclu- sively black township schools. I focus specifically on the emergence of a new city youth culture, called Y, loxion culture, or loxion kulcha, centered in Rosebank, Johannesburg, but stretching well beyond this...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Sarah Nuttall and Achille Mbembe I never milked a cow in my life. . . . Even a township hobo feels more like a city slicker than a plaas-japie. Real world. Fast life. YFM deejay Sanza Tshabalala O ne of the things that...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... actions show that he finds the prospect of living a life that leaves no mark intolerable. When Asad returned again and again to set up business in the township, he risked dying so that his story would be worth telling. There are several possible lives open to him, but most would be hollow and...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 347–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
... difference but also serves to delineate different city spaces separated by boundaries of class.26 One such place is the “township.”27 As the title of the book A City Divided: Johannesburg and Soweto suggests, the township is both of the city and not of the city.28 In such studies, the...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 199–231.
Published: 01 May 2008
...). 5. In 2001, 90 percent of mineworkers considered themselves to be migrants (compared to 97 percent in 1988), and most had not been born in the area. However, in the township, the rates of self- described migrancy are 17 percent. Men from the township also...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
... level of HIV infection in the adult population (ages 15–49) rose from 1 percent in 1990 to more than 20 percent in 2000. However, this figure conceals a disparity in the distribution of the disease. The townships are affected far more than the largely white suburbs, while in the townships themselves...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 249–252.
Published: 01 January 2006
... township. His publications include The Saffron Wave: Hindu Nationalism and Democracy in Modern India (1999) and Wages of Violence: Naming and Identity in Postcolonial Bombay (2001). He has coedited two volumes with Finn Steppu- tat: States of...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 481–497.
Published: 01 September 2004
...-homes back in the townships of Lusaka, Kitwe, and Chililabombwe sit up and listen when the been-to’s came and told them what they had seen. 483 Public Culture Then there was Clemens Kadali, a young man who walked all the way...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): vii–viii.
Published: 01 May 2004
...: Johannesburg: The Elusive Metropolis Guest edited by Sarah Nuttall and Achille Mbembe Lindsay Bremner on township space; Mark Gevisser on urban regeneration; Frédéric Le Marcis on the suffering body in the city; John Matshikiza on the instant city; Achille Mbembe on the aesthetics of superfluity; Achille...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 January 1988
... been celebrated variously as: a melding of mainstream 'world pop and African 'folk' musics; the major anti-apartheid conscious- ness-raising and publicity event of 1987; and a major international market breakthrough for the South African musicians whose local pop styles (e.g., Soweto township...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): ix–x.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Reframing Township Space: The Kliptown Project Lindsay Bremner 521 A Laboratory of Uncertainty Rodney Place 532 Cover: Photograph by and © Merwelene van der Merwe, untitled, 2002...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): xi–xiii.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Reframing Township Space: The Kliptown Project Lindsay Bremner 521 A Laboratory of Uncertainty Rodney Place 532 Cover: Photograph by and © Merwelene van der Merwe, untitled, 2002...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 787–791.
Published: 01 September 2000
... statement also called attention to the gap between this “triumph” and current South African reality. For, as many political prisoners in the 1970s and 1980s were learning to read, youth in the townships were following what they thought...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2003
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 373–405.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., the studies on troops in the townships (67–78), on the militarization of urban controls, and on the Bantustans (159–201). 386 Disjunctive Inclusions Aesthetics of...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2018
... has started trading in locally produced tea, which she buys at the Sunday market in the township closest to their home for CN¥20 per jin and then sells for triple that price at the Thursday market in a town in the neighboring county. 9 She carries the produce in a pack basket as she traverses one...