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Professor Debby Bonnin
Associate Professor and Head of Department (as from 1 July 2014)
BSocSci (hons), MSocSci (Natal), PhD (Witwatersrand)

Recent publications:

Bonnin, Debby (2013): Gender, age and the politicisation of space during the time of political violence in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Gender, Place and Culture.  Published online: 10 June 2013: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0966369X.2013.802669.

Bonnin, Debby (2013): Global integration, new technologies and the work of South African textile designers, South African Review of Sociology, 44:2, 112-130.

Office: Humanities Building 19-14
Telephone: 012 420 2330
Fax: 012 420 2873

E-mail: [email protected]

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Ms Rosa Da Costa-Bezuidenhout  – Departmental Administrator

Office: Humanities Building 19-14
Telephone: 012 420 2330
Fax: 012 420 2873
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Professor Andries Bezuidenhout – Associate Professor
BA Hons, MA (Industrial Sociology) [Pretoria], MA (Creative Writing) [Stellenbosch], PhD (Witwatersrand)

Recent publications:

Bezuidenhout, Andries & Sakhela Buhlungu (2012): Shifting Boundaries of Exclusion and Citizenship: Geographies of Power in South African Mine Compounds. In: Tina Uys & Sujata Patel (eds.) Exclusion, Social Capital and Citizenship: Contested Transitions in South Africa and India. Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan.

Lambert, Rob, Edward Webster & Andries Bezuidenhout (2012): Global Labour Studies: The Crisis and an Emerging Research Agenda, Labor History, 53: 2, 297-303 (Response to book symposium on Grounding Globalisation.)

Bezuidenhout, Andries & Søren Jeppesen (2011): Between market, state and society: Labour codes of conduct in the southern African garment industry, Development Southern Africa, 28:5, 653-668

Office: Humanities Building 19-21
Telephone: 012 420 4908
Fax: 012 420 2873
E-mail[email protected]

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Professor Zitha Mokomane – Associate Professor

BA (Demography & Economics) [University of Botswana] MA, PhD (Demography) [Australian National University]

 

Recent publications:

Rochat, T.J., Mokomane, Z., Mitchell, J. & The Directorate (2015). Public Perceptions, Beliefs and Experiences of Fostering and Adoption: A National Qualitative Study in South Africa. Children & Society. DOI:10.1111/chso.12122

 Altman, M., Mokomane, Z. & Wright, G. (2014). Social security for young people amidst high poverty and unemployment - some policy options for South Africa. Development Southern Africa, Vol. 31(2):347-362.

Mokomane, Z. (Ed). (2014). Work-Family Interface in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Responses. New York: Springer Publishing.

Mokomane, Z. (2012). Social Protection as a Mechanism for Family Protection in sub-Saharan Africa. International Journal of Social Welfare. Doi:10.1111/j.1468-2397.2012.00893.x

 

Office: Humanities Building 19-31
Tel: +27 12 420  3744
Fax: +27 12 420 2873
E-mail: [email protected]

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Professor Christi van der Westhuizen – Associate Professor

BA (Communication) (RAU) M Phil (South African Politics and Political Economy) (UPE) PhD (Sociology) (UCT)

Recent publications:

2016 (Forthcoming). ‘Democratising South Africa: Towards a "conflictual consensus".’ H Botha, N Schaks & D Steiger (eds) Das Ende des repräsentativen Staates? Demokratie am Scheideweg/ The End of the Representative State? Democracy at the Crossroads. Berlin: Nomos.

2016 (Forthcoming). ‘Race, intersectionality and affect in postapartheid productions of ‘the Afrikaans white woman’. Critical Philosophy of Race.

2012 (with T.M. Blaser). Introduction: The Paradox of Post-Apartheid Afrikaner Identity: Deployments of Ethnicity and Neo-Liberalism.™ African Studies 71:3, 380-390. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00020184.2012.740882

2007. White Power & the Rise and Fall of the National Party. Cape Town: Zebra Press. https://books.google.co.za/books?isbn=1770073051

Office: Humanities Building 19-24
Telephone: 012 420 4393
Fax: 012 420 2873
E-mail: [email protected]

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Dr  Irma du Plessis –  Senior Lecturer
BA Hons (Philosophy & Afrikaans) [Pretoria] BA Hons (Industrial Sociology) [RAU] MA (Literary Theory) DLitt [Pretoria]

Recent publications:

Du Plessis, Irma (2011): Nation, Family, Intimacy: The Domain of the Domestic in the Social Imaginary, South African Review of Sociology, 42:2, 45-65

Du Plessis, Irma (2010): Afrikaner Nationalism, Print Culture and the ‘Capacity to Aspire’: The imaginative powers of popular fiction for young readers, African Identities, 8:1, 3-20

Office: Humanities Building 19-32
Telephone: 012 420 2711
Fax: 012 420 2873
E-mail: [email protected]

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Dr Charles Puttergill – Senior Lecturer
BA (Hons) (Sociology) BA (Hons) (Anthropology) [RAU] MA (Sociology) (South Africa) DPhil (Stellenbosch) HDipEdAd (Witwatersrand)

Recent publications:

Puttergill, Charles, Nolunkcwe Bomela, Janis Grobbelaar & Khumisho Moguerane (2011): The limits of land restitution: Livelihoods in three rural communities in South Africa, Development Southern Africa, 28:5, 597-611

Office: Humanities Building 19-06
Telephone: 012 420 2715
Fax: 012 420 2873
E-mail: [email protected]

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Dr Malehoko Tshoaedi - Senior Lecturer
BA BA (Hons) MA (Industrial Sociology) [Witwatersrand] PhD (Leiden)

Recent publications:

Buhlungu, Sakhela and Malehoko Tshoaedi (eds.) (2012): A Contested Legacy: COSATU’s triumphs and dilemmas in the second decade of democracy. HSRC Press.

Mosoetsa, Sarah and Malehoko Tshoaedi (2013): COSATU retreating to the workplace in post-apartheid South Africa: What about community struggles? Rethinking Development and Inequality, 2, 28-46 http://www.andir-south.org/rdi/index.php/rdi/

Tshoaedi, Malehoko (2013): 'Gender [equality] will not happen in this family’: COSATU women’s experiences of gender struggles in their personal lives’, South African Review of Sociology, 44: 1, 72-86

Office: Humanities Building 19-23
Telephone: 012 
Fax: 012 420 2873
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Dr Sepetla Molapo – Lecturer
Dip. Theo (Theology)  [Baptist Convention College], BA Hons, MA (Religious Studies) [Witwatersrand], MA (Development Studies) [Manchester], PhD (Witwatersrand)

Recent publications:

Von Holdt, Karl, Malose Langa, Sepetla Malopo, Sepetla, Nomfundo Mogapi, Kindiza Ngubeni, Jacob Dlamini & Adèle Kirsten (2011): The smoke that calls: Insurgent citizenship and the struggle for a place in the new South Africa. Centre for the Study of Violence and Society, Work and Development Institute.

Office: Humanities Building 19-30
Telephone: 012 420 2960
Fax: 012 420 2873
E-mail[email protected]

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Dr Mariana Pietersen –  Lecturer
BSocSc (Free State) MA (Potchefstroom), DPhil [Pretoria]

Office: Humanities Building 19-04
Telephone: 012 420 2707
Fax: 012 420 2873
E-mail: [email protected]

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Ms Vangile Bingma –  Lecturer
BA, BSocSci (Hons), MSocSci (Sociology) [Pretoria]

Recent publications:

Bingma, Vangile (2013): Space and place in researching male early high school leaving in Orange Farm Township, South African Journal of Education, 33:3, 1-13

Office: Humanities Building 19-05
Telephone: 012 420 4897
Fax: 012 420 2873
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Professor Jon Hyslop – Extraordinary Professor
BA Hons, MA (Oxford) MA (Birmingham) PhD (Witwatersrand) PGCE (London)

Recent publications:

Hyslop, Jonathan (2011): An “Eventful” History of Hind Swaraj: Gandhi between the Battle of Tsushima and the Union of South Africa, Public Culture, 23:2, 299-319

Hyslop, Jonathan (2011): The Invention of the Concentration Camp: Cuba, Southern Africa and the Philippines, 1896-1907, South African Historical Journal, 63:2, 251-276

Office: Sociology and Anthropology, 418 Alumni Hall, Colgate University, USA
E-mail[email protected], Colgate University Website



Professor Cawo Abdi - Research Associate

BSocSci (Econ) (Ottawa) MA (Guelph) PhD (Sussex)

Recent publications:

Abdi, Cawo  Mohamed (2014):  Threatened identities and gendered opportunities: Somali migration to America. Signs: Journal for Women, Culture and Society, 39, 459-483

Abdi, Cawo  Mohamed (2011): Moving beyond xenophobia: Structural violence, conflict and encounters with the ‘other’ Africans, Development Southern Africa, 28:5, 691-704


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Office: Merensky Library Level 1
Telephone: 012 420 4793
 

 

 

 

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