Ngaka Mosiane is a senior researcher at the Gauteng City-Region Observatory. He taught geography at the South African universities of North-West, Fort-Hare, and Pretoria. His research interests centre on the city space from the vantage point of livelihoods, focusing on southern urbanism; the transformative potential of cities, ‘cash, credit and distributive neoliberalism’; and informal housing. His current research projects are ‘Landscapes of peripheral and displaced urbanisms’; ‘Livelihoods, the Body, and the Rustenburg City Space’; Governing the peripheries of the Gauteng City-Region; The Ecology of an Egalitarian City; and Transport-Oriented-Development in the Displaced Areas of the Gauteng City-Region.
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