Tredoux, Colin Getty and Dixon, John Andrew
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0042098009102128|
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This article explores the idea that racial segregation is a process operating across a range of scales of social life. The focus is upon how segregation unfolds and is (re)produced at what can be termed the ‘micro-ecological’ scale — that is, in the everyday, interpersonal interactions between people in informal settings. To illustrate this argument, a case study is presented of relations in the night-time economy of Long Street, Cape Town. It is shown how such relations comprise micro-ecological practices of contact and isolation that occur at levels of resolution seldom captured by segregation research.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2009 Urban Studies Journal|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
|Depositing User:||John Dixon|
|Date Deposited:||04 Jan 2012 10:17|
|Last Modified:||06 Nov 2013 15:45|
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