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Contested spaces: mega-events and the production of urban space in a post-apartheid city: the case of Newtown, Johannesburg

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Would you kindly send me the electronic copy of this article as i am busy writing a paper along this issue.Contested spaces: mega-events and the production of urban
space in a post-apartheid city: the case of Newtown,
Johannesburg