School of Social Sciences

Mariam Seedat Khan

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Mariam Seedat Khan

Professor

DisciplineSociology

Email seedatm@ukzn.ac.za

Contact Number 031-260-1056

CampusHoward College Campus

Office Address MTB F131

Last Updated 5 months ago

Degrees Held

  • Certification Clinical Sociologist (AACS) 2018 Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology
  • Phil Sociology 2006 University of KwaZulu Natal
  • Social Science Masters 1996 University of Natal            
  • Social Science Honours 1994 University of Natal
  • Bachelor of Social Science 1992 York University, Canada

Research Interests

  • Applied and Clinical Sociology, teaching and learning disabilities.

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • CFAD Centre for Fine Arts and Design Academic Advisory Board
  • AACS Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology Board of Directors
  • AACS Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology Reviewer Journal of Applied Social Science
  • AACS Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology Certification Review Board
  • APSA Asia Pacific Sociological Association Member
  • ISA International Sociological Association                   RC46 Executive Member
  • ISA International Sociological Association                   RC46 Vice President 2014-2018
  • ISA International Sociological Association                   RC46 Profiles and International Connections
  • ISA International Sociological Association                   RC46 Research Network Chair
  • CSA  Canadian Sociological Association                         Member
  • SASA South African Sociological Association Clinical and applied Sociology Convenor
  • SASA South African Sociological Association Secretary 2008-2010
  • SAAPS South African Association of Political Science 2002-2006

International Visiting Academic Roles

  • 2020- Taylors University Malaysia                    Visiting Professor
  • 2020- Covenant University Nigeria                   Visiting Professor

Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Higher Education Service Science and Management
  • Japanese Journal of Science
  • Anthropology and Ethnology
  • Sociology Insights

Research Partnerships And Grants

  • 2021 QR Global Challenges Research Project
  • 2017-2018 National Institute For The Humanities and Social Sciences Catalytic Research Programme
  • 2012-2014 National Institute For The Humanities and Social Sciences, Catalytic Research
  • Programme
  • 2012-2014 University of KwaZulu Natal Competitive Grant
  • 2011-2013 University of Johannesburg A Comparison between Two Universities in India and South
  • Africa. HOD Project leader of a departmental research project on “Contested Youth Identities in
  • Higher Education.
  • 2007-2010 NRF UJ National Research Foundation, University of Johannesburg. Citizenship, exclusion
  • and social capital in post- apartheid South Africa.
  • 2007-2010 NRF UJ National Research Foundation, University of Johannesburg. Social Capital and
  • Research Leader UJ HOD

Publications

2021

  • Challenges of The 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality RC 46 Clinical Sociology at ISA Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Environmental Justice in Applied and Clinical Settings.
  • Challenges of The 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality; RC 46 Clinical Sociology at ISA Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Social-Ecological Transitions of Cities and Decreasing Public Spaces
  • Challenges of The 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality: RC 46 Clinical Sociology at ISA Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil: Certification: Thoughts from a Newly Certified Practitioner
  • Challenges of The 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality; RC 46 Clinical Sociology at ISA Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Learning to Acquire Knowledge in Large Classes
  • Plenary Speaker School of Liberal Arts and Sciences (SLAS), Taylor’s University, Malaysia. Online launch of the Bachelor of Social Science with Honours program.  “Beyond the Horizon: How 2020’s health crisis redefined the role of social scientists?”
  • ISA 2021. Chair International Sociological Association (ISA) Priorities: Environmental Justice and the Central Inclusion of Women and Girls RC 46- Clinical Sociology Transitions in Cities and Challenges of Public Support
  • ISA 2021.Presenter Seedat-Khan, M. Johnson, B. and Bydawell, M. Lecturing diversity: Lessons from the classroom learning to acquire knowledge online in large classes. COVID-19 Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality. RC 46- Clinical Sociology.
  • ISA 2021.Presenter Seedat-Khan, M. Johnson, B. and Bydawell, M. Lessons from a newly certified practitioner. COVID-19 Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality. RC 46- Clinical Sociology.
  • DSA 2021. Chair Unsettling Development. University of East Anglia. Modern slavery and exploitative work regimes in the Global South and the North and work: multiple and differential intersections This panel explores forms of modern slavery practices in the Global North and South. We ask if initiatives such as the Bangladesh Accord on safety at work has made a difference to workers in global supply chains. How do such initiatives reflect on solidarity and work
  • DSA 2021. Presenter Unsettling Development. University of East Anglia. Enslavement and Bonded Labour: The Unforgiving Work Environment of vulnerable Black African Women Domestic Workers in a post-apartheid South Africa.

2020

2019

  • Province of KwaZulu Natal, Department of Education Pinetown District. Plenary Speaker
  • Province of KwaZulu Natal, Department of Education. Plenary Speaker
  • Guest of Honour eThekwini Municipality Libraries Bayview

2018

  • XIX International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, 15-21 July 2018, Toronto, Canada; Clinical Sociology in Practice
  • XIX International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, 15-21 July 2018, Toronto, Canada; A Case Study on a Generalist Service Delivery Model for Street Children in Durban, South Africa: Insights from the Capability Approach.
  • XIX International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, 15-21 July 2018, Toronto, Canada: Combating Adaptive Preferences of Women Who Are Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence in South African Townships: Insights from the Capability Approach.
  • IX International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, 15-21 July 2018, Toronto, Canada Certification Demonstration

2017

  • 2017 Abdullahi, A.A. Seedat-Khan, M. 2017. Globalizing the social science: A set-back to a decolonization ‘Movement’ in South Africa? Two decades discourse about globalizing social sciences – concepts, strategies, achievements. I Tehran, Iran: Arab Council for Social Sciences.
  • Abdullahi, A.A. Seedat-Khan, M. 2017. International conference on health and disease 11 (2).Knowledge and utilization of mammography among undergraduate female students in a Nigerian university.

2016

  • The Futures We Want; Third ISA Forum of Sociology (July 10-14, 2016) Vienna, Austria. Clinical Sociology, Health and Social Policy
  • The Futures We Want: Third ISA Forum of Sociology (July 10-14, 2016) Vienna, Austria. Learning to Learn in Large Classes
  • The Futures We Want: Third ISA Forum of Sociology (July 10-14, 2016) to be held in Vienna, Austria. Livelihood Vulnerability in Cities: Interrogating the Intersections of Culture, Disaster Risk and Power
  • The Futures We Want Third ISA Forum of Sociology (July 10-14, 2016) to be held in Vienna, Austria. Thus, spake mr. lady
  • The Futures We Want, Third ISA Forum of Sociology (July 10-14, 2016) to be held in Vienna, Austria Epistemology, Theories, Research Methods and/or Research Ethics in Clinical Sociology
  • The Futures We Want Third ISA Forum of Sociology (July 10-14, 2016) to be held in Vienna, Austria. Understanding and Defining Clinical Sociology within the Learning/Teaching/Education Sector in South Africa
  • Abdullahi, A.A. Seedat-Khan, M. 2016. Nurses attitude, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS in a health facility in Ibadan. Anthropological and Sociological Practitioners Association.
  • Seedat Khan, M. and Johnson, B. Collective consciousness and female seafarers stress who have passed through the port of Durban.

2015

  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Johnson, B. 2015. Complexities Challenges and Possibilities 9th Annual UKZN Teaching & Learning Conference Paper Learning to Learn in Large Classes Re-Imagining Higher Education Policy Implementation: Can Policy Learn from Practice?
  • Contours of Violence University of Johannesburg Belinda Johnson & Mariam Seedat-Khan, Good governance in the KwaZulu-Natal line-fish sector: Evidence-based policy-making and an assessment of current monitoring and evaluation approaches – What’s the catch?
  • Contours of Violence University of Johannesburg Belinda Johnson & Mariam Seedat-Khan, Analysing the policy for the small-scale fisheries in South Africa: A question of Policy fit or policy failure in KwaZulu-Natal
  • Contours of Violence University of Johannesburg. Mariam Seedat-Khan Women in the Academy
  • Learning Cities are Growing Cities: Desegregation, Integration and Social Cohesion Guest of Honour- Plenary Speaker eThekwini Municipality: Local History Museums

2014

  • South African Sociological Association (SASA) XXIst The conference theme “The Point of Critique: Knowledge, Society and the State in South Africa after 20 Years of Democracy” NMMU Understanding and Defining Clinical Sociology within the learning/teaching and education in South Africa
  • South African Sociological Association (SASA) XXIst The conference theme “The Point of Critique: Knowledge, Society and the State in South Africa after 20 Years of Democracy”
  • South African Sociological Association (SASA) XXIst The conference theme “The Point of Critique: Knowledge, Society and the State in South Africa after 20 Years of Democracy” NMMU Analysing the Policy for Small-scale Fisheries in South Africa.
  • Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, 13-19 July 2014, Yokohama, Japan Academia Unplugged: An Intersectional Analysis of the Comparative Career Experiences of Black Women Academics in South Africa and the United Kingdom.”
  • Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, 13-19 July 2014, Yokohama, Japan Harassment, Intimidation, Favouritism and Bullying in the Academy: Has Archaic, Patriarchal Versions of Gender and Race Relations Transformed in the Academy in South Africa?
  • DHET -CCRI Education and Emancipation 12TH – 13th May 2014 The Social Construction and Deconstruction of Research Tools in The Area of Race, Class and Gender

2013

  • International Sociological Association RC46 Clinical Sociology Madrid, Spain Improving Lives and Communities through Analysis and Intervention (March 16-19, 2013).  Simply Managing Academic Tasks SMART
  • International Sociological Association RC46 Clinical Sociology Madrid, Spain Improving Lives and Communities through Analysis and Intervention (March 16-19, 2013). Clinical Sociology and Areas of Application.
  • and Knowledge SASA Pretoria; Working Group Convener Clinical Sociology; Paper The Evolution of Fisheries Management and Governance in South Africa: The Effect of Regional Bias on Policy Implementation; Pretoria.
  • Doing Sociology from the Periphery: Place, Power and Knowledge SASA Pretoria; Working Group Convener Clinical Sociology; Paper A Sociological Study: Work and Family Life Balance of the Seafarer`; Pretoria

2012

  • July Seedat Khan, Mariam. The Intersections Of Race, Gender And Identities Within The Seafaring Profession. The South African Sociological Association, Cape Town
  • August Seedat Khan, Mariam. The International Sociological Association, Buenos Aires, September Seedat Khan, Mariam. Domestic Workers : A Comparative Study Between Domestic Workers in South Africa and India.
  • Workshop on Africa- India Relations in the 21st Century, UKZN, Durban, Africa- India Relations in the 21st Century; UKZN Durban Paper Domestic Workers: A Comparative Study Between Domestic Workers in South Africa and India.
  • Knowledge, Technologies and Social Change SASA 2012- Cape Town, South Africa Paper My Life at Sea: Glam or Damned?” A Sociological Investigation into the Work and Family Life Experiences of Female Seafarers in the Port City of Durban
  • Knowledge, Technologies and Social Change SASA; Cape Town, South Africa; Paper The Intersections of Race, Gender and Identities Within The Seafaring Profession.
  • Tracing the Journey of South African Indian Women from … “Globalizing Rehabilitative Regimes: Framing the Moral Economy of Vocational Training in After-Trafficking Work

2011

  • July Seedat Khan, Mariam. Paper presented at SASA Pretoria Gender Asymmetries, academic work life balance. December
  • Seedat Khan, Mariam. . Academic Work Life Balance ; Paper presented at the Hong Kong Sociological Association in Hong Kong

2010

  • Seedat Khan, Mariam. 2010. Simply Managing Academic Related Tasks. Paper presented at the UJ Sociology & Anthropology Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • July Seedat Khan, Mariam. No Sign of Hope ; Domestic workers in South Africa. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association in Sweden
  • July Seedat Khan, Mariam. Subjective Experiences of Working Mothers. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association in Sweden
  • Seedat Khan, Mariam. 2010. Paper presented at JNU in Delhi Tracing the Journey of Indian women 1860.
  • Seedat Khan, M. 2010. Tracing the journey of indentured women, Conference held at the University of Johannesburg October Political Dialogue: Indian and South Africa

2009

  • Making sense of borders: Identity, Citizenship and Power in Comparative Perspective Paper Mariam Seedat, Ria Smit, Kammilla Naidoo & Elli Binikos. 2009. Academic Work Life Balance. ‘Towards an understanding of work-family fit of South African academics’. Paper presented at the Family and Population Studies Working Group, South African Sociological Association Annual Congress (SASA), Stellenbosch University, 10 July.
  • P Making sense of borders: Identity, Citizenship and Power in Comparative Perspectives Seedat-Khan, M, Rugunanan, P, & Smuts July “A Sense of South African Indianness: Citizenship, Identity and Experiences of Exclusion at the Oriental Plaza in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2008

  • September Barcelona, Spain, International Sociological Association Seedat Khan, M. 2008. ‘Domestic workers in South Africa’. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association conference, Barcelona, Spain, September
  • ‘Towards an understanding of work-family fit of South African academics’. Paper presented at the Family and Population Studies Working Group, South African Sociological Association Annual Congress (SASA), Stellenbosch University, 10 July.
  • Barcelona, Spain, International Sociological Association Seedat Khan, M. 2008. ‘Domestic workers in South Africa’. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association conference, Barcelona, Spain, September
  • Seedat Khan, Mariam. 2008. ‘A sociological analysis of the female African girl child that arrives in the occupational role of domestic worker in the Durban Metro region’. Paper presented at the UJ Sociology & Anthropology Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2007

  • South Africa, social transformationand the class discourse Johannesburg, South Socialization and Domestic Work July SASA Domestic Workers and Socialisation
  • Seedat-Khan, Mariam, Binikos, Elli & Smit, Ria. Academic Work Life Balance.

2006

  • July Durban ICC, International Sociological Association

2003

  • WorldCongress of the International Political Science Association. Intersections of race class and gender among domestic workers.

2002

  • Naidoo, V and Seedat Khan, M. Indian or South African: Two Sides to the Coin. University of Durban Westville.

1998

  • National Women’s Day; Paper the Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998; Defining Domestic Durban City Hall
  • Rural Local Government & The House of Traditional Leaders, Institute for Multi-Party Democracy IMPD East London
  • European Union International Human Rights Instruments, Institute for Multi-Party Democracy IMPD; Kapenta Bay
  • Poverty and Inequality in South IDASA-Midrand
  • Democracy and Development in Rural Areas with a special focus on Gender Institute for Multi-Party Democracy IMPD-Empangeni

1997

  • Political Dialogue in South Africa; 1997 Institute for Multi-Party Democracy IMPD; Cape Town
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of NGOs Programmatic PACT- Vaal River
  • The role of Co-operative Government in Local Institute for a Democratic South Africa IDASA; Johannesburg

1996

  • A sordid explanation of Child Labour in South Africa Institute of Psychological and Educational Research IPER Calcutta, India
  • A diagnostic model of Poverty in state Department of Population and Welfare- Pretoria
  • Gender Equity at a Tertiary Department of Population and Welfare- Pretoria
  • The condition of Street children in a post-apartheid South Africa- National Alliance for Street Children- Bloemfontein
  • Women Squatters of Newmarket Street. University of Natal, Durban; Southern Africa in Global Context SASA

1995

  • The Women Squatters of Newmarket Street”: An In-depth Investigation Into the Life of Women Squatters on Newmarket Street, with Special Reference to Their Condition of Poverty

1994

  • The Election and Social Transformation; Paper Street Children in Durban: A Sociological Approach; University of Natal Pietermaritzburg
  • State of Families; Institute for a Democratic South Africa IDASA; The Family Institute -Johannesburg
  • Conference on the Black Family After April 1994 Violence, Politics and Democracy
  • Ezingane Ezihlala Emgwaqeni”:” Children of the Streets”: an in Depth Investigation Into the Life of Street Children in the Central Durban Area, and the Reasons They Have Left Home

MASTERS

  • 2020     An investigation into the challenges facing single parents in disclosing their HIV/AIDS status to their teenage children. A case of the Vulindela Area in the uMsunduzi Local Municipality.
  • 2019     South African Educational State Resources Allocation for Special Needs Learners: A Case Study of Inkanyiso Special Needs School in Vryheid
  • 2018     Recycling value chain reality: Exploring the lived experiences of primary collectors in eThekwini Municipality
  • 2018     A Sociological Analysis of Historically Marginalized Seafarers: A Case Study of the changing face of South African Seafarers at the Port City of Durban
  • 2018     A Sociological Medico-Legal Investigation on Surrogacy in Ekiti- State Teaching Hospital, Ekiti State and Oyedeji Ayodele & Co, Abuja.
  • 2017     A Sociological Investigation into The Relationship Between Work and Family Life of Seafarers at The Port City of Durban
  • 2015     Investigating the Impact of the TRP on the Transport Industry:  A Case Study of the Warwick Avenue Taxi Rank in the eThekwini Municipality
  • 2012     Primary Socialisation And Race: Student Experiences
  • 2012    The subjective experiences of family work life balance for the female black African domestic worker in Johannesburg
  • 2012     Gaining, Maintaining or Losing Resources:  Divorced Muslim Women’s Experience of Iddah
  • 2011     Negotiating HIV and AIDS. The quality of dating relationships of young adults
  • 2003     Non-Government Organizations and Commercialization in a Post-Apartheid South Africa
  • 2007     The Impact of Inflation on Jobs Within SMMEs in Johannesburg
  • 2007     Developing a motivational culture in organizations
  • 2007     Post-apartheid Business Models
  • Knowledge Accumulation and Language Proficiency in relation to success in the technological age.
  • Exploration of The Lived Experiences of Black Cricketers in Post Cricket Transformation in Hollywood Bets Dolphins, Durban
  • Art as a job creation tool: A case study of artists at the BA Centre, Durban, KwaZulu Natal
  • A study on understanding the consequences of school bullying behaviour within Sydenham primary schools (Durban).

PHD

  • 2019     Exploring the Link Between Coping Strategies and Institutional Culture Towards the Career
  • Advancement of Female Academics in Higher Education: A Case Study of The University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Emotional labour of nurses working with synergistic epidemic diseases patients: The case study of St. Augustine’s hospital in Durban, South Africa.
  • The gendered experiences of floods: An exploration of gender-based violence and lived experiences of rural women residing in the flood-stricken Tokwe-Mukosi area in Zimbabwe.”
  • The Relationship between Safety Culture and Industrial Accidents: A Case Study of a Food Manufacturing Company in Nigeria.
  • Assessing the Capability Approach as an Evaluation Tool for Community Networks on Violence against Women (VAW) In South African Townships
  • A Detailed Overview of The Current State and Status of Jazz Music as A Subject Choice Offering In High Schools In KwaZulu Natal, To Develop A Detailed Clinical Model For A Viable Jazz Music Curriculum.
  • Policy Regulation of the KwaZulu-Natal Line-fish Sector: Balancing Sustainability, Economic Stability & Social Equity – What’s the Catch?
  1. Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. 2021. The Sociology of a Covid-19 Virtual University. ISA Pedagogy Series, 1(1):60-81 ISA.e-Forum© 2021 The Author(s)© 2021 ISA (Editorial Arrangement of ISA.e-Forum).
  2. Ramnund-Mansingh, A. and Seedat-Khan, M. Move over Ms. professor! A review of the challenges women experience in academia. Journal of Higher Education Service Science and Management (JoHESSM),  3 (1).

In Press.

  1. Seedat-Khan, M. Johnson, B. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. 2020. Welcome to university: Have a seat please! Journal of Higher Education Service Science and Management (JoHESSM), 3(2). In Press.
  2. Ramnund-Mansingh, A. and Seedat -Khan, M. Understanding the career trajectories of black female academics in South Africa: A case study of the university of KwaZulu-Natal. Perspectives in Education, 38 (2): 56-69.

https://doi.org/10.18820/2519593X/pie.v38.i2.04

  1. Seedat -Khan, M. Johnson, B. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. 2020. Welcome to university: Have a seat please! Journal for Higher Education Service Science and Management 3 (2): 1-14.
  2. Ramnund-Mansingh, A. and Seedat -Khan, M. 2020Move over Ms. professor! A review of the challenges women experience in academia. Journal for Higher Education Service Science and Management , 3 (1): 1-15.
  3. Alabi, O.J. Seedat Khan, M. and Abdullahi, A.A. 2019. The lived experiences of postgraduate

female students at the university of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. Heliyon,  5 (11):117.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02731

  1. Seedat Khan, M . and Johnson B. 2018 Distinctive and continued phases of Indian migration to South Africa with a focus on human security: The case of Durban. 66 ( 2):241-256.

https://doi.org/10.1177/0011392117736303

  1. Van Raemdonck, L. and Seedat-Khan, M. Investigating the process of juvenile delinquency in Durban, South Africa: Insights from the capability approach. Youth Voice Journal, 1-22. 

ISSN: 2056-2969

  1. Van Raemdonck, L. and Seedat-Khan, M. A case study on a generalist service delivery model for street children in Durban, South Africa: Insights from the capability approach. Child and Family Social Work, 20 (17):1-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12418

  1. Seedat Khan, M. Gunasekharan, D. Johnson, B. and Vahed, R. 2017. Life of female seafarers: Stationed at the Port of Durban.  Ars Artium: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences,  (5).
  2. Mokomane, Z. van der Merwe, S. Seedat Khan, M. Jaga, A. and L. 2017. Developing an African research network and research agenda on work-family interface. Community, Work and  Family, 20 (3):366-376.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13668803.2017.1281224

  1. Ajimati, T.I. Seedat Khan, M. and Abdullahi, A.A 2017. Myth of the informal sector: A study on the sexual harassment of female adolescents in four motor garages in Ilorin, Nigeria. Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, 16 (6):717-735.

https://doi.org/10.1163/15691497-12341458

  1. Abdullahi, A.A.Seedat-Khan, M. and Akani, B.S. Knowledge and utilization of mammography among undergraduate  female students in a Nigerian university. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 11(2).
  2. Van Raemdonck, L. Seedat Khan, M and Raeymackers, P. 2016. Assessing the capability approach as an evaluation tool for community networks on intimate partner violence in seven townships in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Social Work Review, Revista de Asistenta Sociala, 15 (3):5-17.
  3. Seedat Khan, M. Gunasekharan, D. Johnson, B. 2016. Collective consciousness and female seafarers stress who have passed through the port of Durban. Mizoram University. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2 (2):102-120.
  4. Abdullahi, A.A. Seedat-Khan, M. and Abdulrahman, S.O. 2016. Youth violence theories: Developing interventions to promote sustainable peace in Ilorin, Nigeria. African Sociological Review, 20 (2): 40-60.
  5. Seedat Khan, M. Exploring the African home in KwaZulu-Natal: Ekhaya: The politics of home in Kwazulu-Natal Healy-Clancy, M. and Hickel, J. ed. Book Review, Historia, 60(1):198–200.
  6. Seedat Khan, M. Johnson, B,   Gunasekharan, D.  and Dekker, L. 2015. Understanding female seafarers who have passed through the port city of Durban . ISA Pedagogy Series 2015, 1(13) ISA.e-Forum© 2015 The Author(s) © 2015 ISA

(Editorial Arrangement of ISA.e-Forum).

  • Seedat Khan, M. A new form of bonded labour: A comparative study between domestic workers of South Africa and India. Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology SSA, Special Volume (4):31-40.
  • Johnson, B, Seedat Khan, M. and Rudigi, J.R. 2013. Women seafarers and identity management strategies: Combatting gender-based challenges at   Journal of Gender and Religion In Africa,  19(2):143-162.
  • Seedat Khan, M. South African Indian women’s journey from 1860. South African Labour Bulletin, 34(5): 59-61.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Ehiane, S. 2021. Clinical sociology- Interventions and perspectives. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation, Special Edition 36, 2021. Print ISSN 1023-1757; Electronic ISSN 2519-5476.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Ehiane, S. 2021. Editorial: Clinical sociologyInterventions and perspectives. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special Edition 36, Print ISSN 1023-1757; Electronic ISSN 2519-5476.
  • Allo, T.A. Imhonopi, D. Owoyomi, V.A. and Seedat-Khan, M. 2021. A correlational study on perception of vulnerability and women’s behavioural dispositions to breast cancer: Implication for sustainable development in Nigeria. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special Edition 36, Print ISSN 1023-1757; Electronic ISSN 2519-5476.
  • Ramnund-Mansingh, A. and Seedat-Khan, M. Academia unplugged: Understanding the intersection of gender and race in the trajectories of black women academics at UKZN Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special Edition 36, Print ISSN 1023-1757; Electronic ISSN 2519-5476.
  • Dawood, Q. and Seedat-Khan, M. 2021. The New Kid on the Block: How South African Tertiary Institutions Respond to the Emerging Profession of Mechatronic Engineering. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special Edition 36, Print ISSN 1023-1757; Electronic ISSN 2519-5476.
  • Olawepo, Q. Seedat-Khan, M. and Ehiane, S. 2021. An Overview of Occupational Safety and Health Systems in Nigeria. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special Edition 36, Print ISSN 1023-1757; Electronic ISSN 2519-5476.
  • Mathathu, T. and Seedat-Khan, M. Leaving no-one behind’: Mainstreaming gender in floods early warning systems. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special Edition. In Press.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Alabi, J.  Akbar, K. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. 2021. Frontline women healthcare workers: The COVID-19 global pandemic. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special Edition. In Press.
  • Gupta, U. Seedat-Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. Tribal fertility behaviour: The case of Jharkhand, India. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special Edition. In Press.
  • Van Raemdonck, L. and Seedat-Khan, M. An in-depth exploration of some key concepts articulated by Sen and brought together by Robeyns
  • Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. COVID-19 deepens the wedge of privilege in higher education in South Africa.
  • Akbar, K. Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A.  Difficult adolescent diffabilities: A clinical model.
  • Bydawell, M Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. Gender deliberations in Africa: A clinical perspective.
  • Akbar, K. Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A.  Traditional to digital native: Exploring diversity in a multigenerational 4ir workplace
  • Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. Higher educational attainment inequalities and single parent families in South Africa (HEAPS).
  • Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. Higher educational attainment inequalities Differences by region.
  • Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. Higher educational attainment inequalities Differences by gender.
  • Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. Higher educational attainment inequalities Differences by gender race. 
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and  Ehiane, S. 2021. Clinical models: Interventions and analysis in Africa.  Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts and Humanities in Southern Africa Alternation Special EditionPrint ISSN 1023-1757; Electronic ISSN 2519-5476. In Press.
  • Owoyomi, V.O. Seedat-Khan, M.  and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. Children of the street and children on the street in Nigeria: The role of community based organizations. Africa Insights.
  • Ramnund-Mansingh, A. and Seedat-Khan, M. The Big Bad Wolf Captures Little Red Riding Hood: A Study On The Impact  Of Corporatization On Female Academics In South Africa. International Journal of African Higher Education. 
  • Akbar, K. Bhodanya, S.  Seedat -Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A.   An inclusive  system science model. Journal for Higher Education Service Science and Management.
  • Dawood, Q. and Seedat-Khan, M. Engineering identity: Mechatronic engineers in an emerging profession. Perspectives in Education.
  • Olawepo, Q. Seedat-Khan, M. The relationship between employees’ safety climate and industrial accidents: A study of a food manufacturing company in Nigeria. Perspectives in Global Development and Technology.
  • Olawepo, Q. Seedat-Khan, M. Employees’ perceptions of the dimensions of a safety system: Evidence from a food manufacturing company in Nigeria. Bangladesh e Journal.
  • Ogunsola, V.A. Obinna, R. Okocha, Owoyomi, V.A. and Seedat-Khan, M. Sustainable wastewater management: An imperative for urban development in Lagos, Nigeria. Perspectives in Global Development and Technology
  • Olawepo, Q. Seedat-Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. Self-Reported industrial accidents and safety climate an analysis of a Nigerian food manufacturing company. Journal for Higher Education Service Science and Management.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Dawood, Q.  Enslavement and bonded labour: The unforgiving work environment of vulnerable black African women domestic workers in a post-apartheid South Africa.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. 2021. A case study of COVID-19 from contact teaching to the virtual classroom.  Chapter 20.  In Harsingh Gour, U.R. and Govender, J. 2021. Exploring the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic: Social, cultural, economic and psychological insights and perspective. India: Taylor and Francis. In Press.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Dawood, Q. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. 2021. Online teaching in the time of corona. In Naidu, M. Ojong, V. 2021. A social science approach to researching and teaching in a pandemic – Challenges and new Horizons. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. In Press.
  • Van Raemdonck, L. and Seedat-Khan, M. Social Policy Implementation: Analysing Selected Efforts for Adequate Housing in South Africa, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Chapter 16. In Uys, J.M. and Fritz, J.M. 2020. Clinical sociology for Southern Africa. Cape Town: Juta Press. eISBN: 9781485131335.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Uys, J.M and Kaziboni, A. 2020.The sociological imagination. Chapter 1. In Ferrante, J. Seedat-Khan, M. Jansen, Z.L. and Smith, R. Sociology: A South African Perspective.  2nd Ed. United Kingdom: Cengage Press. ISBN: 9781473767225
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Kaziboni, A. 2020.Deviance, crime and social control. Chapter 15. In Ferrante, J. Seedat-Khan, M. Jansen, Z.L. and Smith, R. Sociology: A South African Perspective.  2nd Ed. United Kingdom: Cengage Press. ISBN: 9781473767225
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Uys, J.M and Kaziboni, A. 2020. The dynamics of groups and leadership. Chapter 22. In Ferrante, J. Seedat-Khan, M. Jansen, Z.L. and Smith, R. Sociology: A South African Perspective.  2nd Ed. United Kingdom: Cengage Press. ISBN: 9781473767225
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Dawood, Q. 2019. Indian origin women: Organizing against Apartheid. Chapter 14. In Sahoo, A.K. and Purkayastha, B. 2019. Routledge handbook of Indian transnationalism. London: Routledge Press.https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315109381
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Uys, J.M and Kaziboni, A. 2016.The sociological imagination. Chapter 1. In Ferrante, J. Seedat-Khan, M. Jansen, Z.L. and Smith, R. Sociology: A South African Perspective.  1st Ed. United Kingdom: Cengage Press. ISBN13 9781473709171
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Kaziboni, A. 2016. Deviance, crime and social control. Chapter 15. In Ferrante, J. Seedat-Khan, M. Jansen, Z.L. and Smith, R. Sociology: A South African Perspective.  1st Ed. United Kingdom: Cengage Press. ISBN13 9781473709171
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Uys, J.M and Kaziboni, A. 2016. The dynamics of groups and leadership. Chapter 22. In Ferrante, J. Seedat-Khan, M. Jansen, Z.L. and Smith, R. Sociology: A South African Perspective.  1st Ed. United Kingdom: Cengage Press. ISBN13 9781473709171
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Rugunanan, P. and Smuts, L. 2013. A sense of South African Indianness: Citizenship, identity and experiences of exclusion at the oriental plaza in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chapter 7. In Uys, J.M. and Patel, S. 2013. Citizenship, exclusion and social capital in post-apartheid South Africa and India. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315816272
  • Naidoo, K. Smit, R and Seedat-Khan, M. Gender politics and work-family integration: Persisting exclusions at two South African universities. Chapter 25. In Uys, J.M. and Patel, S. 2013. Citizenship, exclusion and social capital in post-apartheid South Africa and India. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315816272
  • Seedat-Khan, M. and Sidloyi, S.S. 2013. Working girl: Narratives of domestic workers in Chapter 17. In Desai, A. and Vahed, G. 2013. Chatsworth: The making of a South African township. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. ISBN:978-1-86914-255-1
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Tracing the journey of South African Indian women from 1860. Chapter 3. In Uys, J.M. and Patel, S. 2012. Contemporary India and South Africa: Legacies, identities and dilemmas. India: Routledge. ISBN 9781315816272
  • Seedat, M .1998. The street children of Durban. In Gosh, A. 1998. Selected papers on child exploitation and abuse:  A global phenomenon: The report of ACCEA, fourth Asian conference on child exploitation and abuse. Calcutta: Institute of Psychological and Educational Research.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. A clinical account of breast cancer amid COVID-19. In Purkayastha, B. et al 2021. Disruptions and displacements: Global autoethnographies on lives during COVID-19.  London: Bristol University Press.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Mahandu, J. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. African migrant children experiences in South African schools. In Arun, S. Szymczyk, A. and Batool, F.  2021. Global migration and integration through educational experiences: Traversals, travails and transformation. London: Routledge Press.
  • Seedat Khan, M. That mother is me.  In Mohamed, S.P.  2021. Womandla. Durban: Atlas Press.
  • Seedat-Khan, M. Dawood, Q. and Ramnund-Mansingh, A. 2021. Intersections of mental, social, economic and physical burdens of covid-19 on women in the academy. In Singh, U.G. Nair, C.S. Blewett, C. and Shea, T. 2021. Academic voices: A conversation on new approaches to teaching and learning in the post-COVID world. Elsevier.
  • Ferrante, J. Seedat-Khan, M. Jansen, Z.L. and Smith, R. Sociology: A South African Perspective.  2nd Ed. United Kingdom: Cengage Press. ISBN: 9781473767225
  • Ferrante, J. Seedat-Khan, M. Jansen, Z.L. and Smith, R. Sociology: A South African Perspective.  1st Ed. United Kingdom: Cengage Press. ISBN13 9781473709171
  • Seedat Khan, M. Domestic workers and socialization in South Africa. Germany: Verlag Dr. Muller.

Teaching

This course will provide students with an understanding of Sociology and the Social Sciences; you will be able to understand the difference between common sense thinking and sociological thinking.

This course introduces students to contemporary social theorists in the field of gender.

This is an undergraduate module  which provides the foundation for students to make a sociological analysis of social issues challenging society, ways in which it is studied  and analysed, and seeking possible solutions to these challenges. 

This postgraduate course provides students with a theoretical base in Sociology; students will explore key theoretical areas that will help them draw a link between theory and practice.

This course will allow students to become familiar with theories of social change, and their implications for understanding societies.

Bachelor Of Social Science Honours (Clinical Sociology)

  • SOCY Research Project: Clinical Sociology
  • SOCY 702 Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • SOCY Clinical Interventions and Perspectives
  • SOCY Methods and Applications

Academic And Professional Advisory Boards

  • 2020- CFAD Academic Advisory Board
  • 2020 AACS Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology Review Board
  • 2020 CHE PhD Review UFH
  • 2011-2012 Secretary of the South African Sociological Association SASA
  • 2012-2014     Executive Member SASA
  • 2014-2018 International Sociological Association Vice President RC46
  • 2007- Member of the International Sociological Association 2007- present
  • 2010 ISA Africa and Middle East Representative R 42 Clinical Sociology 
  • 2007-2012     Reviewer for the Journal of Contemporary History
  • 2021 East Anglia promotion panel
  • 2021 Manchester Metropolitan University promotion panel
  • 2021 International Examiner
  • 2016- Euro SA Exchange
  • 2016-2018 University of Antwerp PHD Panel
  • 2018 Tenure Track committee University of Alabama United States
  • 2018-2021 University of Ghent PHD Panel
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Awards, Nominations And Professional Recognition

  • 2021 WAW
  • 2020 UKZN Phenomenal Women
  • 2020 Eastern Eye- Influential People
  • 2020 AmoMama
  • 2020   Independent Newspapers ordinary women’s extraordinary
  • 2020   SHE Awards
  • 2020   Aspired Women Inspire
  • 2019   Caring for communities
  • 2018   Women on Wonder
  • 2018   eThekwini Unsung Heroes
  • 2017   Minara Chamber
  • 2016   UKZN School of Social Science Book Prize
  • 2015   The Businesswomen’s Association (BWA)
  • 2015   UKZN Distinguished Teacher Nomination
  • 2014   Emerging Sociologist
  • 2011 Recipient of the University of Johannesburg, Faculty of Humanities, Outstanding First Year Teaching Award

Academic Engagement 2021

  • SMART Simply Managing Academic Related Tasks Founder
  • University of Peshawar, Pakistan Foreign International Expert Examiner
  • UKZN University of KwaZulu Natal Internal examiner
  • UKZN University of KwaZulu Natal Community Engagement Steering Committee.
  • UKZN University of KwaZulu Natal Cuppa for Cancer 2019-2020
  • UKZN University of KwaZulu Natal Imbokodo Steering Committee Women in Leadership
  • UJ- University of Johannesburg- External Examiner
  • UCT-University of Cape Town- External Examiner
  • UFH- University of Fort Hare – External Examiner
  • WSU-Walter Sisulu University – External Examiner