66/67, 2008. Table of Contents.

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Special Issue on South African Local Government

Introduction: The place of participation in South African local democracy
Claire Bénit-Gbaffou, i-vii 


Are practices of local participation sidelining the institutional participatory channels?: Reflections from Johannesburg
Claire Bénit-Gbaffou, 1-33 

‘They know me, I will not get any job’: public participation, patronage, and the sedation of civil society in a Capetonian township
Luke Staniland, 34-60

Party politics, elite accountability and public participation: Ward committee politics in the Msunduzi Municipality
Laurence Piper, Roger Deacon, 61-82

Space matters: identity, justice and democracy at the ward level in South African cities
Philippe Gervais-Lambony, 83-97

Scale and identity in post-apartheid Soweto
Alex Wafer, 98-115

South Africans’ participation in local politics and government
Robert Mattes, 117-141 

Electoral turnout in Johannesburg: socio-economic and political determinants
Christine Fauvelle-Aymar, 142-167 

Between the community hall and the city hall: five research questions on participation
Richard Ballard, 168-188 


Planning and Transformation: learning from the post-apartheid experience (review)
Bill Freund, 189-192

Mapping Colonial Conquest: Australia and Southern Africa (review)
Kerry Ward, 193-196 

Notes on Contributors