Urban Settlement Issues

By | 21 Oct 2014

• recent urbanisation patterns in South Africa;
• urban issues related to rapid urbanisation: lack of planning, housing shortage, overcrowding, traffic congestion and
problems with service provision;
• the growth of informal settlements and associated issues: case studies from the world and South Africa; and
• case studies that show how selected urban areas in South Africa are managing urban challenges, handling
environmental, economic, and social justice concerns.