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Divergent and similar experiences of 'gating' in South Africa: Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town
(Springer Nature, 2008)
The last 20 years has witnessed an explosion not only in the growth of private residential territories throughout the world, but also in the literature addressing them. The majority of research is centred on experiences ...
Race, space and place in suburban Durban: an ethnographic assessment of gated community environments and residents
This paper explores gated community culture and development in the suburbs of North Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Using perspectives from the anthropology of space and place as a theoretical and ...
Suburban Fear, Media and Gated Communities in Durban, South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2009)
A disjuncture between the reality of crime and its perception has created a culture of fear within South Africa that bolsters gated community development and an accompanying fear industry that supports media, private ...