The KwaZulu-Natal Slums Act: bloody legislation against the expropriated

Pithouse, Richard Michael (2009) The KwaZulu-Natal Slums Act: bloody legislation against the expropriated. South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS) Newsletter (13th May 2009).



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[from introduction]: On 14 May 2009 the Constitutional Court will hear the attempt by the shack dweller’s movement Abahlali baseMjondolo to have the KwaZulu-Natal Slums Act declared unlawful. Other provinces have been mandated to develop similar legislation and the decision of the court may have a significant impact on the future of our cities.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Richard Pithouse is a part-time lecturer in the Department of Political and International Studies at Rhodes University
Uncontrolled Keywords:South Africa; KwaZulu-Natal Slums Act; Abahlali baseMjondolo; human settlement; shack-dwellers; evictions; slums; expropriation; slum clearance; resistance; legislation
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Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Humanities > Political Studies and International Studies
ID Code:1441
Deposited By: Mrs Eileen Shepherd
Deposited On:12 Aug 2009
Last Modified:01 Aug 2012 10:26
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