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Review of Taming the Disorderly City: The Spatial Landscape of Johannesburg after Apartheid, by Martin J. Murray

Clara Irazabal

Title:
Review of Taming the Disorderly City: The Spatial Landscape of Johannesburg after Apartheid, by Martin J. Murray
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Irazabal, Clara
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Reviews
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Urban Planning
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Journal of Architectural and Planning Research
Abstract:
Murray has produced a mesmerizing account of Johannesburg as an iconic neoliberal city of despicable inequality and polarization. According to his portrayal, the blatantly racist spatial regime of apartheid Johannesburg has given way, in the post-apartheid era, to a classist spatial war against the poor.
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Urban planning
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