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Biocultural Features of Urban Gardens and Yards Enhance Place-making and Belonging in South African Townships

by Duncan Haynes, Michelle Cocks, and Charlie Shackleton . . South African cities and towns continue to reflect legacies of colonialism and apartheid, during which urban black Africans were restricted to living in designated areas, locally termed “townships.” Generally, townships were poorly serviced, with a high proportion of informal structures, backyard dwellers, and widespread poverty.

Editorial | Rebuilding Sense of Place: At Home, and In the World

Langscape Magazine 4-2

The People’s Issue, Part II Langscape Magazine Volume 4, Issue 2, Winter 2015 . “Home is where you hang your hat,” goes a popular saying in the English language. That is, home is where you make it to be, where you feel comfortable, regardless of where you were born or brought up. I can hardly think