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The Spatial Factor In African History

The Relationship Of The Social, Material, and Perceptual (African Social Studies Series)

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology,
  • Spatial behavior,
  • Human Geography,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Africa,
  • Geographical perception,
  • Public spaces

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAllen M. Howard (Editor), Richard M. Shain (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9084954M
    ISBN 109004139133
    ISBN 109789004139138

    being played by local\spatial factors. Convergence in incomes across regions and countries would thus be the ultimate result of globalisation. This conceptualisation of both the nature and trajectory of the process of globalisation is in sharp contrast with the theoretical insights and empirical evidence produced by a large (and growing) bodyFile Size: KB. Ian N. Gregory is Professor of Digital Humanities at Lancaster University. He is author or co-author of three books, including: Troubled Geographies: A Spatial History of Religion and Society in Ireland (IUP, ). Alistair Geddes is Lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Social and Environmental Sciences at the University of : Ian N. Gregory.

    Rural poverty refers to poverty in rural areas, including factors of rural society, rural economy, and political systems that give rise to the poverty found there. Rural poverty is often discussed in conjunction with spatial inequality, which in this context refers to the inequality between urban and rural areas. Both rural poverty and spatial inequality are global phenomena, but like . Recent edited books include Landscapes and Landforms of South Africa (, Springer, with S. Grab) and Quaternary Environments of South Africa (, Cambridge University Press, with S. Grab). Christian M. Rogerson is Research Professor at the School of Tourism and Hospitality, College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg.

    Housing inequality is a disparity in the quality of housing in a society which is a form of economic right to housing is recognized by many national constitutions, and the lack of adequate housing can have adverse consequences for an individual or a family. The term may apply regionally (across a geographic area), temporally (between one generation and the next) . Figures Historical distribution of African cities page 13 Location of areas discussed 14 Chronology of urban and state developments 16 Archaeological sites of the middle Nile 20 Chronology of Egypt and Nubia 28 Human sacrifices at Kerma 30 Plan of Kerma 32 Plan of Meroë 38 Pyramid at Meroë 40 Queen Amanitere at Naqa 42 Meroitic File Size: KB.


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The Spatial Factor in African History. Edited by Alien M. Howard and Richard M. Shain. African Social Studies Series. Leiden and Boston: Brill, Pp. xii, $80/euro59 paper. Howard and Shain's collection illustrates the range of ways in which spatial analysis can contribute to our understanding of Africa's past and present.

Allen M. Howard, Ph.D. () African History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers has published extensively on cities, ethnicity, trade, and spatial analysis in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Africa generally.

Richard M. Shain is Associate Professor of History at Philadelphia University. He also taught at the university level in Nigeria. The spatial factor in African history: the relationship of the social, material, and perceptual. "The authors of this inter-disciplinary collection examine the role of space in six areas of West, Central and East Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

book, The Spatial Factor in African History, edited by Howard and Shane. Beyond that, Howard (,in preparation) has attempted to combine insights.

The south African social formation is characterised by a distinctively large social distance. This paper traces the evolution of the social formation, identifies some of its parameter and demonstrates its on the urbanisation process and the urban structure. Within this framework, a Segregation City and an Apartheid City are recognised, representing two sequential but Cited by: history.

One of the more vexing issues within the economic policy terrain in post-apartheid South Africa though, has been the impact of this consistently positive growth. South Africa’s townships continue to be sites of struggle and resilience, as they have been throughout their history.

They constitute a distinct urban typology that must be addressed by practitioners, policymakers and scholars if we are to transform the spatial legacy of apartheid into a landscape that better reflects the multiracial aspirations of the nation. It is only over the last three or four decades that women's role in the history of South Africa has, belatedly, been given some recognition.

Previously the history of women's political organization, their struggle for freedom from oppression, for community rights and, importantly, for gender equality, was largely ignored in history g: Spatial Factor.

two-volume book on the first 30 years of Johannesburg's history still remains the finest book to have appeared in the field of South African urban historiography.'3 Its empirical richness apart, van Onselen's work avoids the limitation of afrocentrism and it handles with great subtlety both larger urban processes and the more specific urban.

Fifteen years have passed since the first edition of Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa (DMSSA-1) was published. Its main purpose was to assist the World Bank's work in the health sector by describing conditions and diseases that contributed most to the overall burden of disease and by identifying ways to prevent and manage these causes of ill by: The Journal of African History (JAH) publishes articles and book reviews ranging widely over the African past, from ancient times to the present.

Historical approaches to all time periods are welcome. The thematic range is equally broad, covering social, economic, political, cultural, and intellectual g: Spatial Factor. This paper explores the factors responsible for the underdevelopment of most African states with an attempt to provide some possible recommendations to overcoming the socio-economic and political problems faced by the continent in a growing inter connected (globalised) world.

To understand the impact of colonialism it is important to put it in the context of the level of African development in One of the main pieces of evidence for those who favor the conjecture that colonialism was good for development is that Africa was very poor in compared to the rest of the g: Spatial Factor.

The apartheid era in South African history refers to the time that the National Party led the country’s white minority government, from to Apartheid (Afrikaans: “apartness”) was the name that the party gave to its racial segregation policies, which built upon the country’s history of racial segregation between the ruling white minority and the nonwhite g: Spatial Factor.

complex. This paper makes use of non-spatial and spatial statistical techniques to give insights on these complexities, and it shows the trends across the three census periods (, and ). Key Words: urban, rural, South Africa, spatial, non-spatial 1.

Introduction Defining urban and rural areas for South Africa has a long Size: KB. Apartheid (“apartness” in the language of Afrikaans) was a system of legislation that upheld segregationist policies against non-white citizens of South g: Spatial Factor. Planning in South Africa – the Historic Account Pre 61 Planning in South Africa: the Historic Account Post 66 Spatial Planning Practice in South Africa Post 68 C ONCLUSION 73 CHAPTER 4 75 THE CITY OF JOHANNESBURG: SETTING THE SCENE & ESTABLISHING POLICY DIRECTIVES 75 INTRODUCTION Political Geography is the flagship journal of political geography and advances knowledge in all aspects of the geographical and spatial dimensions of politics and the journal brings together leading contributions in the field and promotes interdisciplinary debates in international relations, political science, and other related fields.

The Exploring Africa! curriculum is divided into units, modules, and learning activities. Each unit covers a major topic or theme in the study of Africa, which is then divided into thematic, disciplinary, regional, or country modules.

Each module is comprised of learning activities, which are each aligned to the Common Core State Standards.Home IFPRI Publications Trends and spatial patterns in agricultural productivity in Africa, Reference URL Share. Add tags Comment Rate.

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Trends and spatial patterns in agricultural productivity in.It is against this background that attention must be re-directed to the vitally important social factors that influence health for most South Africans, because improvements in overall population health have been compromised by colonialism, apartheid, growing economic disparities, incompetence, corruption, and failure or delay in widely applying.