Africanist Theses accepted at UK Universities – 2012

Götz Bechtolsheimer (2012), ‘Breakfast with Mobutu: Congo, the United States and the Cold War, 1964-1981’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London; http://etheses.lse.ac.uk/403/

Imogen Bellwood-Howard (2012), ‘Soil Fertility Management and Intermediate Transport in Northern Ghana’, Ph.D thesis, King’s College London. Supervisor: Dr Deborah Potts.

Francesca Biancani (2012), ‘“Let Down the Curtains Around Us”: Sex Work in Colonial Cairo 1882-1952’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisor: Dr John Chalcraft; http://etheses.lse.ac.uk/486/

Johanna Boersch-Supan (2012), ‘Peace as Societal Transformation: Intergenerational Power-Struggles and the Role of Youth in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Ricardo Soares de Oliveira.

Emmanuel Ashiedu Codjoe (2012), ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Ghanaian Manufacturing: Exploring the Extent of Technology Transfer and Exporting Behaviour by FDI Firms’, Ph.D thesis, SOAS, University of London.  Supervisor: Professor Jane Harrigan. Available at: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/13597/

Godfrey Chigumira (2012), ‘Mary as an Inspiration for the Empowerment of Southern African Christian Women Disproportionately Infected/Affected by HIV/AIDS’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham.Available at: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/3307/

Elizabeth Cooper (2012), ‘Who Cares for Orphans? Challenges to Kinship and Morality in a Luo village in Western Kenya’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr David Pratten.

Rachael Diprose (2012), ‘A Comparison of Communal Conflict Dynamics and Sub-national Patterns of Violence in Indonesia and Nigeria: Central Sulawesi Province and Kaduna State’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor Frances Stewart and Dr Raufu Mustapha.

Giuma Gamaty (2012), ‘Management of the Brain Drain and its Relationship with Democratisation and Human Development in Libya’, Ph.D thesis, University of Westminster. Supervisors: Dr Abdelwahab El-Affendi and Professor Simon Joss; http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/12193/

Hazel Sophia Gray (2012), ‘Tanzania and Vietnam: A Comparative Political Economy of Economic Transition’, Ph.D thesis, SOAS, University of London. Supervisor: Professor Mushtaq Khan. Available at: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/13610/

Washington Karumazondo (2012), ‘A Case Study of the Experiences of Newly Qualified Teachers During their First Year of Teaching in Secondary Schools in Zimbabwe’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Ann Childs and Professor Richard Pring.

Maylene Shung King (2012), ‘Why Child Health Policies in Post-apartheid South Africa have not Performed as Intended: The Case of the School Health Policy’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Surender.

Sofya Krutikova (2012), ‘Schooling and Beyond: Essays on Skill Formation and Learning in Deprived Contexts [Tanzania and India]’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Stefan Dercon.

Hayley Leck (2012), ‘Rising to the Adaptation Challenge? Responding to Global Environmental Change in eThekwini and Ugu Municipalities, South Africa’, Ph.D thesis, Royal Holloway, University of London. Supervisor: Professor David Simon.

Laura Mann (2012), ‘The Retreat of the State and the Market: Liberalisationand Education Expansion in Sudan under the NCP, Ph.D thesis, University of Edinburgh. Supervisors: Dr Sara Dorman, Dr Francesca Locatelliand Professor Donald Mackenzie.

Nlerum Sunday Okogbule (2012), ‘An Appraisal of the Mutual Impact BetweenGlobalization and Human Rights in Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Glasgow. Supervisor: Dr Gavin Anderson. Available at: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/3309/

Kamna Patel (2012), ‘Tenure and Vulnerability: The Effects of Changes to Tenure Security on the Identity and Social Relationships of the Urban Poor [Durban, South Africa]’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisors: Philip Amis and Professor Carole Rakodi. Available at: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/3267/

Hania Sobhy Ramadan (2012), ‘Education and the Production of Citizenship in the Late Mubarak Era: Privatization, Discipline and the Construction of the Nation in Egyptian Secondary Schools’, Ph.D thesis, SOAS, University of London. Supervisor: Professor Salwa Ismail. Available at: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/13607/

Rushil Ranchod (2012), ‘“A Kind of Magic” – The Political Marketing of the African National Congress’, Ph.D thesis, University of Durham. Supervisor: Dr Cheryl McEwan. Available at http://etheses.dur.ac.uk/3513/

Regnier, Denis A. P. (2012), Why not marry them? History, essentialism and the condition of slave descendants among the southern Betsileo (Madagascar). Ph.D thesis London School of Economics and Political Science. Supervisors: Rita Astuti and Maurice Bloch. Available at etheses.lse.ac.uk/362/

Nozomi Sawada (2012), ‘The Educated Elite and Associational Life in Early Lagos Newspapers: In Search of Unity for the Progress of Society’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisors: Professor Karin Barber and Dr Insa Nolte. Available at http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/3274/

Lucrezia Stella Tincani (2012), ‘Resilient Livelihoods: Adaptation, Food Security and Wild Foods in Rural Burkina Faso’, Ph.D thesis, SOAS, University of London. Supervisor: Dr Nigel Poole. Available at: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/13609/

Leo Versteynen (2012), ‘Improvement of Global Access to Life-saving Medicines: Facing the Future [Brazil, South Africa and Thailand]’, DBA thesis, University of Bradford. Supervisor: Professor Donald Huisingh. Available at: http://bradscholars.brad.ac.uk/handle/10454/5328