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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...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 499–506.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 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 context of state-sponsored racial vio- lence...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., 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 Vosloorus, collectively KATORUS, are three former...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 185–208.
Published: 01 January 2006
...) 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 work in one...
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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 trendy...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 347–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 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 emphasis has been on marginality, and the township is privileged as a site...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... The 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 (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...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 199–231.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 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 tended to travel outside of the area...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in a shack settlement on the outskirts of the city. Two years earlier, he had had to flee his home and his informal trading store in a township of Khayelitsha with a mob on his heels; he had been caught up in a now famous episode of public violence, popularly known as South Africa’s xenophobic eruption...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 481–497.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 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 from...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 January 1988
... 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 jive...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2003
... and objecthood. Such was the case of the apartheid regime in South Africa. Here, the township was the structural form and the homelands became the reserves (rural bases) whereby the flow of migrant labor could be regulated and African urbanization...
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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...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 373–405.
Published: 01 September 2004
...). See, in particular, 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...
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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 (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
... were learning to read, youth in the townships were following what they thought was the ANC’s call for “liberation before education” by boycotting the inferior “Bantu Education” schools to which they had been confined. This “lost genera...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 January 2005
... . Remaking township space: The Kliptown project. Public Culture 16 : 519 -29. Castells, Manuel. 1996 . The rise of the network society . Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell. Chatterjee, Partha. 2004 . The politics of the governed: Reflections on popular politics in most of the world . New York: Columbia...