A Matter of Timing: Urbanisation and housing access in metropolitan Johannesburg

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Abstract

This chapter presents an analysis of the relationship between urbanization
and settlement patterns of the African population in the area under the
administration of the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Council, focusing
on population growth in Johannesburg, the extent of in-migration and
circular migration, and the way in which housing policy has shaped the relationship between urbanization and access to different kinds of accommodation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAfrican Urban Economies
Subtitle of host publicationViability, Vitality or vitiation of major cities in East and Southern Africa?
EditorsDeborah Bryceson, Deborah Potts
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Chapter10
Pages229-251
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)1 4039 9947 3
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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