South Africa and Participation
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- Tsima community mobilisation materials
- Sonke Gender Justice Network 2016
- This three part package of materials comprising of a handbook, workshop manual, and toolkit, are designed to support community mobilisation activities around the issue of treatment as prevention. The materials were produced to support...
- Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
- A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
- Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
- Tackling Urban Violence in Mumbai and Cape Town through Citizen Engagement and Community Action
- J. Gupte; T. Shahrokh; J. Wheeler / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
- Urban violence is an urgent and growing problem in many cities across the world. It comes in a multitude of forms such as gender-based violence, gangs and drug-related violence, police violence, religious riots, vigilante groups, and ...
- South Africa's emerging black middle class: A harbinger of political change?
- R. Mattes / Afrobarometer 2014
- South Africa has seen a significant increase in the size of its black middle class in the post-apartheid period, but the attitudinal consequences of indicators of the middle class, as of 2011, are inconsistent and modest in size. Whil...
- Participatory planning, justice, and climate change in Durban, South Africa
- A. Aylett / Environment and Planning A 2010
- This academic article explores how participatory governance in urban environmental planning was implemented and experience in Durban, a coastal city in South Africa. The author, Aylett, contextualises participatory governance with the...
- South-South knowledge sharing for the inclusion of the urban Poor- India-South Africa Praxis
- S. Patel / Civil Society & South-South Co-operation 2014
- Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI) is a social movement of the urban poor which began in India, networked initially in Asia and then moved to South Africa, and to the other parts of Africa. SDI created knowledge and strategies to...
- The role and place of the African Standby Force within the African Peace and Security Architecture
- S.A. Dersso / Institute for Security Studies 2010
- This paper highlights the importance of the African Standby Force (ASF) within the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) and examines the challenges facing it as one of the most important mechanisms for the African Union&rsqu...
- Thabo Mbeki and the 'long talk' to Southern Sudan's referendum
- P. de Kock / South African Institute of International Affairs 2010
- The negotiations between the National Congress Party (NCP) of Northern Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) of Southern Sudan over the possible consequences of the referendum scheduled for January 2011 in whic...
- State–civil society relations: the potential contribution of the African Peer Review Mechanism
- T. Petlane / South African Institute of International Affairs 2013
- The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is Africa’s home-grown governance promotion and monitoring tool. It has made one of its priorities the involvement of civil society organisations (CSOs) in the assessment of national init...
- The OAU/AU at 50: democratic governance as a precondition for a sustainable African future
- T.A. Hengari; Y. Turianskyi / South African Institute of International Affairs 2014
- The African Union (AU) was formed in 2002 after the Organisation for African Unity (OAU) was deemed to have achieved its goals. Nevertheless, when compared with the OAU, the AU has been more successful in achieving greater security on...