By Francesca Locatelli, Paul Nugent
This e-book examines how the unparalleled enlargement of African towns, that are the goods of particular histories, poses critical demanding situations to equitable provider provision and increases contentious claims to the possession and keep an eye on of city areas.
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Another type of determinism can also be identified in the analysis of the socio-political structures that inform the rules for socio-spatial segregation. Structuralists believe that the dualistic nature of cities in developing countries is directly related to colonial capitalism (Savage and Warde 1993). The difficulties of these types of approaches in developing countries are numerous: not only do the rapid and sometimes abrupt transformations of urban configurations question ecological determinism in its strictest sense, but they also prevent the clear delimitation of the stages of development of urban centres.