From resilience to transformation: towards a strategic approach to upgrading informal settlements

SOURCE: Upgrading informal settlements in South Africa: a partnership-based approach
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2016
TITLE AUTHOR(S): I.Turok
SOURCE EDITOR(S): L.R.Cirolia, T.Gorgens, M.Van Donk, D.Smit, S.Drimie
KEYWORDS: INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS, TRANSFORMATION
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9410
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/10189
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/10189

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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to explore some of the drawbacks of current upgrading approaches and to suggest some elements of a more purposeful policy. The basic proposition is that the concepts of resilience and transformation provide helpful ideas to guide the process.