oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Sociological reflections on the urbanizing environment

Volume 34, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The history of urbanization in South Africa has left the last quarter of this century with a society that reflects developed and underdeveloped components. Intense politicization and a greater demand for equal opportunities have brought about developmental consequences that directly affect the role of the civil engineer. In order to decrease the current level of urban tension, the future of the urbanizing environment has to be negotiated with the emerging urban populations themselves.

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