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Polarisation, dipersion, and decentralisation in the South African space economy

T. J. D. Fair

Polarisation, dipersion, and decentralisation in the South African space economy

by T. J. D. Fair

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Published by Urban and Regional Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- South Africa.,
    • Industrial location -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 21-22.

      Statementby T. J. D. Fair.
      SeriesOccasional paper - Urban and Regional Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg ; no. 7
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC517.S7 F33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationi, 22 p. ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4955714M
      ISBN 100854943323
      LC Control Number76384026
      OCLC/WorldCa2894230

      of those countries. The South African Government claims that its industrial decentralization prog­ ramme is a positive aspect of its apartheid policy, helping to "develop the Bantu peoples". This note has two aims: to collate some of the known facts about industrial decentralization, and offer some preliminary conclusions for future re­.   This paper is concerned with industrial decentralization in South Africa, specifically the impact of decentralization on industrialization in the bantustans. The paper begins by describing the evolution of decentralization policy and examines the results to date. Particular attention is directed towards the revised program introduced in

      Agrawal, A and Ribot J. Accountability in Decentralization: A Framework with South Asian and West African Environmental Cases. The Journal of Developing Areas Crook, R. and Manor, J. Democracy and Descentralisation in South Asia and West Africa. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. There is a large literature on decentralization, often referred to as“”scal federalism,”mostly relating to the case of the United States.1 The principles discussed in this literature have been fruitfully applied to the national-provincial relations in developing countries like Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, South Africa.

      In the last decade or so, decentralization has gained prominence as an expressed goal or as an actual pursuit in several African countries. Moreover, since independence, several countries have experimented with decentralization with varying degrees of success. The near universality of the claim to decentralization and the diverse consequences of the revival of local government structures under. Africa South Africa's ruling ANC on a path to 'polarization' President Jacob Zuma survived an impeachment motion in parliament but his party, the ruling ANC, is risking a damaging split in the run.


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Polarisation, dipersion, and decentralisation in the South African space economy by T. J. D. Fair Download PDF EPUB FB2

People” is that decentralisation may be a key ingredient in making Polarisation more accountable. This is why a number of developing countries have opted for reforms in which decentralisation played an important part (Mookherjee ). South Africa both exempli es these processes, as well as providing some interesting counterexamples.

Polarisation, Dispersion and Decentralisation in the South African Space Economy Article   in   The South African geographical journal, being a record of the proceedings of the South African.

Decentralisation in South Africa. With the. upcoming local elections. it is pertinent to analyse the. decentralisation patterns in South Africa. In order tocomplete its transition dipersion a constitutional democracy, South Africa decided to renew its local governance system after apartheid.

Sincethe Republic of South Africa is a. space’ – is a critical characteristic of any decentralisation plan.4 in a health system that officials at different levels of government are afforded, and suggests that decentralisation does not transfer Decentralisation in South Africa 5 SAHR /15 61 and possibly even constitutional amendments would be required.

Types of decentralisation. There are four main types of decentralisation: political, administrative, fiscal, and market decentralisation. Political decentralisation. Political decentralisation aims to give citizens or their elected representatives more power in public decision-making.

The aim of this book is to contribute to this literature, with a particular emphasis on the outcomes of decentralisation in Africa on the two themes of poverty re-duction and the management of violent conflict.

This initial chapter introduces the book. It proceeds in five sections. First, key terms are defined. Decentralisation and Municipalities in South Africa: An Analysis of The Mandate to Deliver Basic Services Anne Stanton Submitted in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Policy and Development Studies) in the Faculty of.

South Africa, with instituted decentralization to both the provincial and local levels, is an exception to this rule. However there is always the potential for party politics to play a role when the party in power nationally loses control of local governments, a situation of so called ‘vertically divided political authority’.

One of the most visible forms of unemployment is the men who stand at the side of the road or on corners daily, waiting for any job that may come their way. It is estimated that there are nearly 1, places in South Africa where a minimum of ab, mostly black African men, stand, waiting to be picked up.

The South African space economy is characterised by an uneven distribution of. In the 20 years of democracy in South Africa, there has been a profound restructuring of the South African schooling system (Pampallis, ).

There is no denying that the South African Schools Act of (SASA) was intended to construct a new landscape for school governance founded. Africa shows an impressive institutional creativity. Two countries, Ethiopia and South Africa, have chosen a federal, or quasi-federal system. Nigeria, which used to be the only federal state in Africa, has adopted a new constitution that maintains the federal framework and.

Over the past three decades the developing world has seen increasing devolution of political and economic power to local governments. Decentralization is considered an important element of participatory democracy and, along with privatization and deregulation, represents a substantial reduction in the authority of national governments over economic policy.

Focusing on two claims in particular, this book questions whether decentralisation does offer a significant pathway out of poverty and conflict in Africa. Issues of poverty reduction are addressed in Uganda, Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania, while those of conflict management are explored in Mauritius, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda and Rwanda.

This working paper is an output of the Renewable Energy And Decentralization (READ) project, a research project (EP/L/1, ) funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the UK Department of International.

The paper analyses trends in the location of commercial, industrial, and different residential land uses in the four largest metropolitan cities of South Africa over the past decade. Recent development patterns show strong decentralisation trends of away from core cities to the metropolitan fringes despite proactive containment policies.

when South Africa’s democratic government replaced the previous Apartheid administration. As a developing country, the experience of South Africa promises to be relevant for other developing countries. Many papers on fiscal decentralization focus on the conven-tional arguments for, or against fiscal decentralization.

South Africa’s industrial decentralisation policy has been criticised on many grounds. Questioning the efficiency of the policy in terms of forgone growth and employment opportunities, information was sought from businessmen: particularly with regard to their motives for decentralising and their experiences.

Environment and Planning Avol pages – doi/a Diff erential urbanisation trends in South Africa— regional and local equivalents Hermanus S Geyer Jr, Hermanus. Aug African Union Audit Recommendations Tracking System (ARTS) Goes Digital; J Communiqué of the 2nd Extraordinary African Union (AU) Bureau of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government video-teleconference Meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD); J to J Thirty-Seventh Ordinary Session of the Executive Council.

The South African Economy in the s In the early s, South Africa could be classified as an upper-middle-income developing country. It was typical by many Latin American standards (compare to Sheahan,Part l), with a medium-sized population, a.

In previous modules, you've learned the theory behind federalism and decentralization, as well as the most important concepts and building blocks, This module, we will look at three case studies to acquire insight into how federalism and decentralization work in practice: Nigeria, South Africa and Ethiopia.Political/Economic Perspective since 17 Economic Gains/Electoral Dissatisfaction 20 Post September Elections 22 Post-September Reflections on the PF Government Overview 22 The country's economic outlook visa v is people's livelihood Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations.