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Spatial Planning in Service Delivery

Towards Distributive Justice in South Africa

Authors: Magidimisha, Hangwelani Hope, Chipungu, Lovemore

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  • Employs both quantitative and qualitative analysis in a consideration of the past, present, and future for a holistic perspective
  • Questions South Africa's development ideology and whether it meets the mandates of its citizenry through participatory and collaborative means
  • Shows how spatial planning can be used as a tool in the South African context to mitigate inequality
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This volume presents a detailed synthesis of the historical, present-day and future state of service delivery in South Africa. The generation and distribution of services in any geographical space has been and is always a source of inequality in human society. Thus, in the context of spatial planning, space is the major factor through which distributive justice and sustainable development can be achieved. To examine the continuation of spatial inequality in service delivery, the authors employed both qualitative and quantitative research methods in a multi-pronged approach, utilizing empirical data from the Vembe District in Limpopo, data from the South African Index of Multiple Deprivation, and representative attitudinal data from the South African Social Attitudes Survey. Ultimately, this study examines spatial differences in living environments with a focus on the distribution of household services and discusses strategies to achieve spatial equality.

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Lovemore Chipungu, PhD, is Senior Lecturer in the School of the Built Environment and Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and books, and his areas of interest are in housing policy, urban land and urban design.

Hangwelani Hope Magidimisha, PhD, is a renowned Senior Lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. As a practitioner, academic and researcher, she takes an interdisciplinary approach in her analysis of issues in the built environment with a focus on urban agriculture, migration, and spatial inequality.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Spatial Planning in Service Delivery
Book Subtitle
Towards Distributive Justice in South Africa
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-19850-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-19850-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-19849-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-19852-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 248
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations, 58 illustrations in colour
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