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Chigbu, U.E., G. Paradza, R.V. Nghitevelekwa, and M. Klaus (accepted – 2024). Editorial: Current research and opinion on land governance for societal development in and on the global South. Land Use Policy xx: xx–xx.

Chigbu, U.E., G. Paradza, R.V. Nghitevelekwa and M. Klaus (eds) (2022–24) ‘Current research and opinion on land governance for societal development in and on the global South’, Land Use Policy Special Issue.


Meny-Gibert, S. (2022) ‘”Mutual Accommodation”: Clientelist Politics in South African School Education’. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa, 110: 62-75.  


Klaaren, J. (2021) ‘Back to the Drawing Board?:  Afribusiness NPC v Minister of Finance [2020] ZASCA 140 and the Potential for Reconsideration of Preferential Procurement Law & Policy in South Africa’. African Public Procurement Law Journal 8 (1): 20–38.

Ledger, T. (2021) ‘Changing Municipal Leadership Won’t End One of the Toughest Challenges in Local Government’. New Agenda Issue 82:  8–11.



Chilenga-Butao, T. (2020) ‘Decentralisation and recentralisation in South Africa’s local government: case studies of two municipalities in Limpopo’, Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa 103: 12–35.

Klaaren, J. and R. Brunette (2020) ‘The Public Procurement Bill Needs Better Enforcement: A suggested provision to empower and incentivise whistleblowers’. African Public Procurement Law Journal, 7(1): 15–25.

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Lesaffre, T. (2020) ‘Being watched, being excluded and being made to speak the “truth”: Foucault and power relations within a Limpopo municipality’. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa 103: 83–102.

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Musakwa, W., G. Trynos, G. Paradza, E. Mpofu, N.A. Nyathi and N.B. Selamolela (2020) ‘Partnerships and Stakeholder Participation in the Management of National Parks: Experiences of the Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe’, Land 9(11): 399.

Paradza, G., L. Mokwena and W. Musakwa (2020) ‘Could Mapping Initiatives Catalyze the Interpretation of Customary Land Rights in Ways that Secure Women’s Land Rights?’ Land 9 (10): 344.

Pearson, J. (2020) ‘Paperwork and power plays: contestation and performance at a Limpopo municipality’, Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa 103: 59–82.

Phadi, M. and P. Vale (2020) ‘Inside the Municipality: Locating debates on local government’, Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa 103: 1–11.



Brunette, R., J. Klaaren and P. Nqaba (2019) ‘Reform in the Contract State: Embedded directions in public procurement regulation in South Africa’. Development Southern Africa, 36(4): 537–54.

Meny-Gibert, S. (2019) ‘State “Infrastructural power” and the Bantustans: the case of education’. African Historical Review, 50(1-2): 46–77.

Pearson, J. (2019) Document Wars and the Local Archives: The Case of Mogalakwena Local Municipality, South African Historical Journal, 71(2): 242-62.



Phadi,M., J. Pearson and T. Lesaffre (2018) ‘The Seeds of Perpetual Instability: The Case of Mogalakwena Local Municipality in South Africa’, Journal of Southern African Studies, 44(4): 593–611.



Chilenga, T.J. (2017) ‘Practicalities of the National Development Plan: prospects and challenges, using the rural economy as a case study’, South African Review of Sociology, 48(2): 87–105.

Collis-Buthelezi, V.J. (2017) ‘The Case for Black Studies in South Africa’, The Black Scholar, 47(2): 7–21.

Dominy, G. (2017) ‘The Effects of an Administrative and Policy Vacuum on Access to Archives in South Africa’, Archival Science, 17(4): 393–408.

Rampedi, M. (2017) ‘Youth, protest and political participation: the case of Zamdela’, Journal of African Elections, 16(2): 129–49.



Buthelezi, M. (2016) ‘Why are you learning Zulu again?’ Roundtable on Mark Sanders’ Learning Zulu, Safundi. Journal of South African and American Studies, 18(1): 16-19.

Chipkin, I. (2016) ‘Corruzione, ideologia e neutralità: cosa può dirci la corruzione sulla forma dello Stato. Il caso del Sudafrica’, Africhi e Orienti.

Chipkin, I. (2016) ‘The Decline of African Nationalism and the State of South Africa’, Journal of Southern African Studies, 42(2): 215–27.



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Chipkin, I. (2013) ‘Whither the State? Corruption, Institutions and State-Building in South Africa’, Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 40(2): 211–31.

Chipkin, I. (2013) Capitalism, City, Apartheid in the Twenty-first Century, Social Dynamics: Journal of African Studies, 39(2): 228–47.

Chipkin, I. and S. Meny-Gibert (2013) ‘New and Contemporary Spaces in South Africa,’ in Social Dynamics, 39 (2): 151–58.

Duca, F. (2013) ‘New Community in a New Space: Artificial, Natural, Created and Contested. An Idea taken from a Golf Estate in Johannesburg’, Social Dynamics, 39(2): 191–209.

van der Heijden, T. and N. Vink (2013) ‘Good for whom? Supermarkets and small farmers in south africa – a critical review of current approaches to increasing access to modern markets’, Agrekon, 52(1): 68–86.

Pakade, N. (2013) ‘What’s in a Name? Exploring the Sexual Identity of Black Women- Loving-Women in Soweto’, Agenda, 27(2): 117–27.



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Chipkin,I. (2012): ‘Notes Towards a Theory of the Democratic Limit’, Cultural Studies, 26:2-3, 260-28.

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