Browsing Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) by Title

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  • Maree, Gillian; Khanyile, Samkelisiwe (Gauteng City-Region Obervatory, 2020-10-01)
    For those who live in long term care facilities the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been particularly devastating. For the September Map of the Month we explore the impacts on long term care facilities in Gauteng by ...
  • Culwick Fatti, Christina; Cohen, Brett; Jennings, Gail; Kane, Lisa; Rubin, Margot; Tyler, Emily (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2021-11-01)
    This volume is the product of a research collective that brought together researchers from different backgrounds to explore just sustainability in Gauteng. This research collective, which was initiated by the volume’s ...
  • Harrison, Philip (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2020-11-30)
    Covid-19 has massively disrupted life globally and locally, bringing many uncertainties in its wake. It is not, however, the first epidemic to pummel the Gauteng City-Region. This GCRO Occasional Paper provides a detailed ...
  • Mabin, Alan (2013-07)
    The mission of the Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) is to help illuminate trends and dynamics shaping the region of towns and cities in and around Gauteng, and also enhance understanding of the idea of the Gauteng ...
  • de Kadt, Julia; Gotz, Graeme; Hamann, Christian; Maree, Gillian; Parker, Alexandra (Gauteng City-Region Observatory: Map of the Month, March 2020, 2020-03-20)
    The world is reeling as COVID-19 infections spread. This Map of the Month aids an understanding of the localised risk factors that might contribute to transmission of COVID-19, or amplify its health and socio-economic ...
  • Bobbins, Kerry; Trangos, Guy (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2018-01)
    The extraction of gold along the Witwatersrand mining belt has fundamentally shaped the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) over more than a century. Mining in the region occurred across a vast area. The Witwatersrand basin is made ...
  • Gotz, Graeme; Wray, Chris; Venter, Christo; Badenhorst, Willem; Trangoš, Guy; Culwick, Christina (2014-08)
    Mobility in the Gauteng City-Region has been written in a remarkable moment in the history of transport development in Gauteng. On the one hand the region appears to be in a new ‘golden era’ of transit infrastructure design ...
  • Wray, Chris; Musango, Josephine; Damon, Kavesha; Cheruiyot, Koech (2013-08)
    Urban growth and land use change models have the potential to become important tools for urban spatial planning and management. Before embarking on any modelling, however, GCRO felt it was important to take note of, and ...
  • Parker, Alexandra; Rubin, Margot (2017-11)
    South African cities were designed and legislated to enforce spatial marginalisation of Africans, coloureds and Indians to peripheral urban settlements. The legacy of this intentionally constructed racially segregated space ...
  • Abrahams, Caryn (2017-07)
    There is an apparent resurgence of racism, xenophobia, and discrimination on the basis of ethnicity in South Africa. In this context careful policy-focused analytical work is critical to advance the constitutional values ...
  • Greenberg, Stephen (2010-07)
    The Gauteng city-region (GCR) is a relatively new concept for South Africa, although the model has been growing in other parts of the world for over a decade. This paper considers some of the global debates about the ...
  • Culwick, Christina (Gauteng City Region Observatory, 2018-09)
    South Africa’s post-apartheid government has been successful in raising the standard of living for millions of people. It has provided them with access to housing and basic services, improved health and education, and ...
  • Hamann, Christian; Joseph, Kate (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2020-07)
    In the Quality of Life (QoL) V (2017/18) survey, respondents from all population groups were represented in the student sample. However, a higher percentage of all Indian/Asian respondents (17%) and white respondents ...
  • Mkhize, Thembani (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2021-08-01)
    The paper unpacks key developments in the Sedibeng merger proposal since its inception, particularly the multiple arguments for and against it. Insofar as resistance to the proposed re-demarcation has emanated from the ...
  • Ballard, Richard; Mapukata, Sandiswa (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2022-06)
  • Ballard, Richard; Hamman, Christian; Mosiane, Ngaka (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2021-12-01)
    This Occasional Paper considers six spatial trends in Gauteng. Notwithstanding intentions by the state to direct spatial transformation for the better, these trends are the physical manifestation, for better or worse, of ...
  • Ballard, Richard; Mosiane, Ngaka; Hamman, Christian (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2021-12-15)
    As many studies on urban transformation in South Africa have recognised, there is a difference between the ideals of spatial transformation and the ongoing production of space by many kinds of actors who are responding to ...
  • Schäffler, Alexis; Christopher, Natasha; Bobbins, Kerry; Otto, Emmarie; Nhlozi, Mduduzi W; de Wit, Martin; van Zyl, Hugo; Crookes, Douglas; Gotz, Graeme; Trangoš, Guy; Wray, Chris; Phasha, Potsiso (2013-07)
    This State of Green Infrastructure report is both an assessment of the set of natural and manmade landscape features in the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) and an interrogation into how the services provided by these assets are ...
  • Everatt, David; Gotz, Graeme; Nyar, Annsilla; Phakathi, Sizwe; Wray, Chris (2011-10)
    This 'State of the GCR' Review aims to contribute to ideas around how to build an integrated, sustainable and globally competitive city-region which provides more equal opportunities and a better quality of life for all ...
  • Coetzee, Serena; Cooper, Antony K; Katumba, Samy (Gauteng City-Region Obervatory, 2020-05-25)
    coordination and an information-driven approach that can unlock the value of geospatial data. This Provocation reviews the current state of affairs regarding address data in the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) and explores ...

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