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HTS Theological Studies

versión On-line ISSN 2072-8050
versión impresa ISSN 0259-9422

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BENTLEY, Wessel. Structural transformation and democratic public spaces: Reflections on Habermas and the 2014 Tshwane State of the Capital City Address. Herv. teol. stud. [online]. 2014, vol.70, n.3, pp.01-08. ISSN 2072-8050.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/hts.v70i3.2755.

Judging by the immense global academic interaction with his work, Jurgen Habermas's social theory, with particular reference to structural transformation of the public sphere and democracy, is one of the most constructive models for understanding the role and function of citizens in forming healthy societies. This article investigates the recent 2014 Tshwane State of the City Address in light of Habermas's theory. Is Habermas's theory relevant to the South African urban context? Do African cities like Tshwane subscribe to the Habermasean social formula or does it understand the public sphere in ways that require an amended interpretation of what Habermas conveys? This article provides a theological-ethical perspective on this Habermasean investigation of the 2014 Tshwane 'State of the Capital City Address'.

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