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Violence in Khayelitsha: finding a way out

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dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-01 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-19T18:14:37Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-19T18:14:37Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/2225
dc.description.abstract Khayelitsha in the Western Cape remains a violent place, with a murder rate well above the national average. Vanessa Barolsky tries to make sense of how existing, dense social networks and forms of organisation can be applied to overcome violence, inequality and poverty. The Khayelitsha study forms part of a 32-month international comparative study on the role of social cohesion (or social solidarity) in understanding the link between inequality, poverty and urban violence. It focuses on two cities in the Global South, Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro, and forms part of the Safe and Inclusive Cities programme of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Canada. Over the next three years, research teams in cities across Latin America, the Caribbean, South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa will work to address the knowledge gaps in our understanding of the relationship between violence, inequality and poverty, as well as analyse the effectiveness of violence reduction strategies. en
dc.format.medium Intranet en
dc.subject VIOLENCE en
dc.subject CONFLICT RESOLUTION en
dc.subject WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE en
dc.subject KHAYELITSHA en
dc.title Violence in Khayelitsha: finding a way out en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version N en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume 12(4) en
dc.BudgetYear 2014/15 en
dc.ResearchGroup Service Delivery, Democracy and Governance en
dc.SourceTitle HSRC Review en
dc.ArchiveNumber 8381 en
dc.PageNumber 8-11 en
dc.outputnumber 7117 en
dc.bibliographictitle Barolsky, V. (2014) Violence in Khayelitsha: finding a way out. <i>HSRC Review</i>. 12(4):8-11. en
dc.publicationyear 2014 en
dc.contributor.author1 Barolsky, V. en


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