Publications and Research Outputs

Although the full list of research outputs is available from my extended CV, below are as many pdfs of these research outputs that can be made available. Alternatively, a detailed listing with some full text attachments is available on Research Gate.

Developmental States and Sustainability Transitions: Prospects of a Just Transition in South Africa

Authors: Mark Swilling, Josephine Musango and Jeremy Wakeford

Type of publication: Journal article

Reference details: Developmental States and Sustainability Transitions: Prospects of a Just Transition in South Africa. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2015.1107716.

Keywords: development, sustainability, transition, South Africa, development economics, East Asia, socio-political regime

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‘My soul I can see’: the limits of governing Africa’s cities in a context of complexity and globalisation

Author(s): Mark Swilling, Maliq Simone, Firoz Khan

Type of publication: book chapter

Reference details: Swilling, M., Simon, M. & Khan, F. 2003. ’My Soul I Can See’: The Limits of Governing Africa’s Cities in a Context of Complexity and Globalisation. In McCarney, P. and Stren, R. (eds.), Governance on the Ground: Innovations and Discontinuities in Cities in the Developing World. Washington DC and Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Centre Press and Johns Hopkins University Press: pp.220-250.

Keywords: cities, Africa, complexity, urban dynamics, globalization, culture, change

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Rethinking incremental urbanism: co-production of incremental informal settlement upgrading strategies

Author(s): Swilling, M., Tavener-Smith, L., Keller, A., von der Heyde, V. & Wessels, B.

Type of publication: book chapter

Reference details: The paper that can be downloaded below is the very first draft of a paper that integrates several pieces of research – the reference details for the final post-peer reviewed version that will only be available on publication are: Swilling, M., Tavener-Smith, L., Keller, A., Von der Heyde, V., Wessels, B. 2012. Rethinking Incremental Urbanism: co-production of incremental informal settlement upgrading strategies. In: van Donk, M., Gorgens, T. & Cirolia, L. (eds.) Pursuing partnership-based approaches to incremental upgrading in South Africa. Johannesburg: Jacana, forthcoming.

Keywords: incrementalism, urbanism, informal settlements, upgrading, urban development, housing policy

Download: Swilling et al 2013 – Isandla paper – first draft

Contested Futures: Conceptions of the Next Long-Term Development Cycle

Author(s): Swilling, M.

Type of publication: book chapter

Reference details: Swilling, M. 2013. Contested Futures: Conceptions of the Next Long-term Development Cycle. In McIntosh, M. (ed.) The Necessary Transition: The Journey Towards the Sustainable Enterprise Economy. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing, pp. 13-40.

Keywords: industrial cycles, metabolic cycles, green economy, natural resources, transition

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Economic Crisis, Long Waves and the Sustainability Transition: An African Perspective.

Author(s): Swilling, M.

Type of publication: Journal article

Reference details: Swilling, M. 2013. Economic Crisis, Long Waves and the Sustainability Transition: An African Perspective. Environmental Innovations and Societal Transitions, 6:96:115.

Keywords: Africa, green economy, natural resources, resource curse, industrial cycles, metabolic cycles, transition

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