n Local Government Bulletin - Editorial
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
Community protests, often accompanied by violence, remain the order of the day. These protests are a medium through which local residents demonstrate their frustration. They 'invent' spaces in which they can voice their discontent, despite the fact that they are 'invited' to spaces where they can make their views heard. One such 'invited' space is the voting booth: next year, voters have an opportunity to hold their municipal councillors to account.
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