Findings: Urbanisation, Public Goods Provision and Quality of Democracy in Namibia Survey

The Just City project aims to improve an empirical understanding of the relationship between the provision of public goods and support for democracy by investigating the social and political shifts that occur with the movement of citizens from rural into urban areas.

Urbanisation is one of the broad manifestations of modernisation in Africa. It is associated with better prospects for wage employment, literacy and education, social and economic upward mobility, prosperity and basic services such as clean water, sewerage and electricity. It is mostly Africa’s youth who migrate to cities in the hope that they can achieve, a degree of prosperity and improved livelihood.

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