|Discipline:||Industrial, Organisational and Labour Studies|
Degrees (Undergraduate – PhD)
BSocSci (Hons) University of Natal, Masters Social Science University of Natal, PhD (Sociology) University of Witwatersrand
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- In my current research I am looking at the changes in the work of textile designers and the global supply chain in the home textiles sector.
|Development and new forms of democracy in eThekwini. Urban Forum. 18, 2007, pp 265-287. (with R Ballard, J Robinson & T Xaba).|
|Legacies of political violence: an examination of political conflict in Mpumalanga Township, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Transformation. 62, 2006, pp 59-83.
Unions, training and development: a case study of African seafarers and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). South African Journal of Labour Relations. 30 (1), 2006, pp 76-90. (with S Ruggunan & G Wood).
|Training and Development in the maritime industry: the case of South Africa. Human Resource Development International, 7(1), 2004, pp 7-22. (with T. Lane, S. Ruggunan & G Wood).|
|“I am poor, I must start all over again”. The impact of political
violence on household economies: A case-study from KwaZulu-Natal. Society in Transition, 32 (2), 2001, pp 306-325.
|Claiming spaces, changing places, political violence and women’s protests in KwaZulu-Natal. Journal of Southern African Studies, 26 (2), 2000, pp 301-316.|
|“We went to arm ourselves at the field of suffering”, traditions, experiences and grassroots intellectuals. Labour, Capital and Society, 32 (1), 1999, pp34-69.|
|Spatiality in the construction of identity: African women and political violence in Kwazulu-Natal. Society in Transition, 28 (1-4), 1997, pp. 27-42.|
|Organising Production (IOLS201H1): The main focus of
this module is to examine and understand the way in which paid work is
organised and structured in modern industrial societies. This
will involve an exploration of how the nature and design of work has
evolved in modern workplaces (both manufacturing and professional). Various theoretical perspectives, as well as debates, will be drawn upon to facilitate an analysis of this process of change. Work in current times has undergone a number of transformations. Some of the key debates that will be highlighted are managerial control vs autonomy, the nature of skill, and flexibility.
Economic Policy, Labour Markets & Job Creation (IOLS305H2): The main focus of this module is to understand the problem of, and the possible solution to, unemployment in South Africa. First it is necessary to understand the context within which this challenge is located. The
Women, work and employment (IOLS707H2): To explore the effect of gender transformations on work, employment and economy. The course will explore feminist and gender theory, the gendered economy and measures of gender transformation at work.
|Dawood, Quraisha . Questioning Intimacy: exploring relationships between
Muslim ‘madams’ and their ‘maids’ in the North Beach area of Durban,
IOLS Research Masters.
|Ruggunan, S . Transformation of the labour market for seafarers from 1970: A case study of South African, Filipino and British seafaring labour markets. Phd thesis.|
|Mayr, A . The construction of the global city. Master of Arts (Global Studies).|
Palmridge Neighbour Hood Association (chairperson 2006-2011) Ordinary member 2012.