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Benjamin Bradlow

Benjamin Bradlow, co-author of ‘Including the Urban Poor in Global Politics: The SDI Experience’  

Benjamin Bradlow is the Research and Documentation Officer for the secretariat of Shack / Slum Dwellers International (SDI) in Cape Town, South Africa. He has also worked as a journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Philadelphia, United States, with a particular interest in urban community development and governance.

Selected publications: “Self-enumeration settles tracks vs traders conflict in Kenya,” published in 30 April 2010 issue of Mail & Guardian newspaper; “Focus on rethinking scale: Want to Go Big? Go Small,” published in June 2010 issue of Alliance Magazin;  “Pro-Poor Slum Upgrading Policy and Practice in Sierra Leone,” published in November 2010 by YCare International; “Out of the Garden of Eden: Beyond the Rights-Based Agenda in the Urban Sector,” accepted for publication in the January 2011 issue of Sustainable Development Law & Policy, and “Housing, Institutions, Money: The failure and promise of human settlements policy and practice in South Africa” (Bradlow, Bolnick, and Shearing), accepted for publication in April 2011 issue of Environment & Urbanization.

International workshop in Rio de Janeiro 

Watch video footage of Ben Bradlow and his colleague Rose Molokoane introducing their paper on 'including the urban poor in global poltics' at our international workshop in Rio de Janeiro.  
The workshop brought together academics, activitists and policymakers from around the world and generated lively debates and new understanding on how to understand and overcome exclusion.



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