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Monopolisation institutionnelle et spatialités économiques au Cap (Afrique du Sud)

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  • Alain Dubresson
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    [eng] Alain Dubresson — Institutional metropolitanism and economic spheres in the Cape (South Africa) The process of decentralisation at national level and of recentralisation of South African metropolitan zones is followed, in the Cape, by a large scale public action aimed at upgrading the city to a world class status, while reducing socios- patial disparities inherited from apartheid. The first part of the article points out the reasons of failure of the spatial regulation tentative linked to the political conditions of institutional metropolitanism and the obsolescence of the conceptual foundations of public action. It, then, proposes an analysis of the territorial regulation with a reminder to the fact that the role of local political elites is a decisive

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    Article provided by Programme National Persée in its journal Tiers-Monde.

    Volume (Year): 46 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 181 ()
    Pages: 21-44

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    Handle: RePEc:prs:rtiers:tiers_1293-8882_2005_num_46_181_5551
    Note: DOI:10.3406/tiers.2005.5551
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    1. Ivan Turok, 2001. "Persistent Polarisation Post-Apartheid? Progress towards Urban Integration in Cape Town," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 38(13), pages 2349-2377, December.
    2. Etienne Nel & Tony Binns, 2001. "Initiating 'Developmental Local Government' in South Africa: Evolving Local Economic Development Policy," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(4), pages 355-362.
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