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Monday 18 October

6 for 6.15pm

 

Venue: Room G07, Pearson Building, Gower Street, UCL.

Its just to the left as you enter the main UCL quadrangle off Gower Street. Please ask in the Porters Lodge if you have dificulties accessing the building. See: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/locations/ucl-maps/map2_hi_res


Speaker
Garth Myers (Kansas University)

 

Discussant
TBC

 

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Abstract
In this paper, I discuss governance, service delivery and justice as they
have been debated in African cities, examining neoliberal, materialist,
and post-structuralist approaches in the literature. I highlight how good
governance and social justice concerns play out on the ground in service
delivery in several settings, and then in a longer case study on Zanzibar.
Ultimately, I am suggesting that we may need to change the map of
discussions about governance in urban studies toward nuanced empirical
analysis.


 
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