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Marius Pieterse

Marius Pieterse

Marius Pieterse is a professor of law at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, where he teaches constitutional law and human rights law. His research focuses on urban governance, constitutional law, law and urban space, socio-economic rights and the use of rights-based litigation in the pursuit of social change.
Cape Town water crisis: Crossing state and party lines isn't the answer
Cape Town water crisis: Crossing state and party lines isn't the answer
Mmusi Maimane, the leader of the Democratic Alliance, that governs the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Province, now leads the task team to...
Are South Africa’s opposition-led coalition metros flexing their muscles?
Are South Africa’s opposition-led coalition metros flexing their muscles?
City governments around the world are increasingly challenging nation states when it comes to development, human rights and governance. In the US,...