Challenging City Imaginaries

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Publication Date: 2009

Internationally there a few cases where street traders have been sensitively integrate into urban plans. Warwick Junction, the primary transport node in Durban, South Africa was for over 10 years one of the few exceptions. The article details the role played by collective action among women street traders in securing a collaborative planning approach. It argues that Warwick Junction for this period presented an alternative to modernist and gender blind approaches to urban planning.

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