Posts in Rights and the City
Rights, Courts, and the City

A short essay which argues that in light of the South African Constitution’s entrenchment of rights to access water, housing, health care services and education, alongside its guarantee of a substantive right to equality, urban design, policy-making and regeneration processes have become increasingly legalized and will increasingly be tested for constitutional compliance, especially in instances where they have the effect of excluding poor and marginalized persons from the city.

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