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Congratulations to our December 2014 graduates

13 Jan 2015 - 10:45

Honours graduates

Industrial Sociology

  • Lara Karassellos. Research Project title: ‘Exploring the impediments to racial integration at South African high schools in the post-apartheid era: A case study of Bridge Town High School’ (Supervisor: Prof Owen Crankshaw)
  • Tshepo Khoetsa. Research Project title: ‘Understanding policing in South Africa through lived experiences’ (Supervisor: Prof Ari Sitas)
  • Sindiswa Msomi. Research Project title: ‘An analysis of the relationship between school type attended (as an indicator of socio-economic status) and the academic performance of first generation students on the Humanities Extended Degree programme at a Historically White South African university’ (Supervisor: A/Prof Kathy Luckett)
  • Yoliswa Lelu. Research project title: 'From “ukusebenza” to “ukuphangela”: the concept of work in isiXhosa' (Supervisor: Dr Jacques de Wet)
  • Luntu Sokutu. Research Project title: ‘Protracted strikes and industrial forms of action in the new democratic South Africa’ (Supervisor: Prof Ari Sitas)

Development Studies

  • Aderinsola Adebulehin. Research Project title: ‘An exploration of the experience of failure among students on a Humanities Extended Degree Programme’ (Supervisor: A/Prof Kathy Luckett)
  • Dina Dabo. Research Project title: ‘Welfare policy reform in South Africa: Age threshold extension of the Child Support Grant’ (Supervisor: Prof Jeremy Seekings)
  • Michael Field. Research Project title: ‘Change and continuity in the value priorities of school-leavers in Maseru: A comparative study’ (Supervisor: Dr Jacques de Wet)
  • Jenny Lee. Research Project title: ‘A content analysis of divorce cases of Black South Africans made in the High Court’ (Supervisor: Dr Elena Moore)
  • Fadzai Muramba. Research Project title: ‘Understanding the experiences of off-plot farmers: A study of urban agriculture in Tafara, Harare (Supervisor: A/Prof David Lincoln)
  • Arno Plaisier. Research Project title: ‘Community Outreach: A Viable Mean to Personal Development and Community Transformation’ (Supervisor: A/Prof David Lincoln)
  • Tafadzwa Tivaringe. Research Project title: ‘Apathy and politicisation among young people in Khayelitsha, Cape Town’ (Supervisor: Prof Jeremy Seekings)
  • Vivienne Waibel. Research Project title: ‘The graduate unemployment controversy revisited’ (Supervisor: Prof Owen Crankshaw)

Master’s graduates

  • Merlinda-Joy Abrahams. MSocSc: Global Studies. Dissertation title: 'Corporate social responsibility: the way forward for development' (Supervisor: A/Prof David Lincoln)
  • Joy Banda. MPhil: Development Studies. Dissertation title: 'Corporate social investment in development: an analysis and critique of the Anglo American chairman's fund' (Supervisor: Dr Johann Graaff)
  • Tauriq Hartley. MPhil: Diversity Studies.Dissertation title: 'Can coloured men be good fathers and will society let them? An intergenerational exploration of coloured men in Cape Town and their caring practices' (Supervisor: Dr Elena Moore)
  • Lubabalo Ntsholo. MPhil: Development Studies. Dissertation title: 'Biodiversity conservation in land reform: the continuities and discontinuities of colonial thought and practice. A case study of the Dwesa-Cwebe nature reserve' (Supervisor: Dr Frank Matose)
  • Jonathan Schoots. MPhil: Development Studies. Dissertation title: 'The sociological imagination of S.E.K Mqhayi: towards an African Sociology' (Supervisor: A/Prof Xolela Mangcu)
  • Hangala Siachiwena. MPhil: Development Studies. Dissertation title: 'Governance and socioeconomic development in Zambia: an analysis of survey data and development indicators' (Supervisor: A/Prof David Lincoln)