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Contents, Vision and Mission, Introduction
Development and new forms of democracy in Durban
Richard Ballard, Debby Bonnin, Jenny Robinson and Thokozani Xaba
Who governs the democratic post-apartheid city? Political contestations in Durban
Brij Maharaj and Murray Low
Participation, democracy and social movements
Representative versus direct democracy: The case for traditional leadership in rural areas
Local councillors: scapegoats for a dysfunctional participatory democratic system?
Lessons from practices of local democracy in Johannesburg
Challenges to community organising in a context of spatial fragmentations: Some experiences from Delft, Cape Town
Partisan ward committees, elite accountability and community participation: the Msunduzi case
Laurence Piper and Roger Deacon
Towards developing a public participation strategy for South Africa’s Provincial Legislatures
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