Situating peripheries research in South Africa and Ethiopia
Paula Meth, Alison Todes, Sarah Charlton, Tatenda Mukwedeya, Jennifer Houghton, Tom Goodfellow, Metadel Sileshi Belihu, Zhengli Huang, Divine Mawuli Asafo, Sibongile Buthelezi, and Fikile Masikane
with gendered distinctions around power, violence and sexuality. These insights inform an analysis of housing concerned with welfare, social change and poverty, i.e. a lived experience interpretation of key drivers of change. Our project thus uses a methodology closely attuned to lived experiences to shed light on how larger as well as more micro drivers of change are experienced, and how they shape the urban peripheries in complex ways.
Capturing the everyday: emphases and omissions
We have argued here that conceptualising the