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Landscaping privilege: being British in South Africa

Landscaping privilege: being British in South Africa
Landscaping privilege: being British in South Africa
This chapter draws upon field research in Johannesburg to ask the question “What does the transition from apartheid tell us about privilege?” During the apartheid era (1948–94) the state consolidated white racial privilege through the management and production of racially exclusive spaces of work, residence, and leisure. The urban environment was used as a resource to construct and maintain white racial privilege. During the two decades since apartheid ended, space continues to be a key resource by which privilege is constructed and maintained.
978-0-415-51961-8
97-121
Routledge
Leonard, Pauline
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Twine, France Winddance
Gardener, Bradley
Leonard, Pauline
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Twine, France Winddance
Gardener, Bradley

Leonard, Pauline (2013) Landscaping privilege: being British in South Africa In, Twine, France Winddance and Gardener, Bradley (eds.) Geographies of Privilege. London, GB, Routledge pp. 97-121.

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This chapter draws upon field research in Johannesburg to ask the question “What does the transition from apartheid tell us about privilege?” During the apartheid era (1948–94) the state consolidated white racial privilege through the management and production of racially exclusive spaces of work, residence, and leisure. The urban environment was used as a resource to construct and maintain white racial privilege. During the two decades since apartheid ended, space continues to be a key resource by which privilege is constructed and maintained.

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Published date: 29 January 2013
Organisations: Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

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Local EPrints ID: 348468
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/348468
ISBN: 978-0-415-51961-8
PURE UUID: 43fad146-b6bd-4d35-910f-70b7d19d9b1e
ORCID for Pauline Leonard: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8112-0631

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Date deposited: 14 Feb 2013 11:39
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 04:50

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Author: Pauline Leonard ORCID iD
Editor: France Winddance Twine
Editor: Bradley Gardener

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