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04 September 2017

Past Research Projects

Mobilisation, Participation and Politics in South African Cities

This CORUS programme, funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was directed by Claire Bénit-Gbaffou and Alan Mabin, and involved about 30 senior and junior researchers from CUBES, other Schools and Faculties at Wits, and other universities in South Africa and France. Voices of the Poor in Urban Governance developed four themes for research:

In 2015 a book linked to this programme, entitled Popular Politics in South African Cities: Unpacking Community Participation was published by HSRC Press (edited by Claire Bénit-Gbaffou).

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