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What are the challenges residents of Cape Town settlements (slums) face today?




.What is the strategy that in-situ blocking out employs, and what makes it different from traditional housing programs the state runs? (see reading Transforming Minds and Setting Precedents: Blocking-out at Ruimsig Informal Settlement)




.What outcome did Blocking-Out have on the settlements? Was it a success? What lessons did the planners learn from this effort?




What is the purpose of ethnographic research, and how can it help city planners?