Africanist Theses accepted at UK Universities - 2006

2006

Saratu Abdulwahid (2006) ‘Women's Access to Extension Services in Northern Nigeria’, Ph.D thesis, University of Reading. Supervisor: Dr Derek Shepherd.

Iwaleso Omosalewa Akinrinsola-Salami (2006) ‘Legal and Institutional Framework for Monetary Union in Anglophone West-Africa: The Nigerian Perspective’, Ph.D thesis, University of London.

Keven Amherd (2006) ‘Reciting Ifa: Difference, Heterogeneity and Identity’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisor: Professor Karin Barber.

Victoria Emily Yvonee Te Velde Ashworth (2006) ‘Expansion of the Modern Commonwealth: Mozambique and Beyond’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisor: Professor Timothy Shaw.

Francis Baah (2006) ‘Analysis of the Cocoa Based Knowledge and Information Based System in Ghana: Implications for Technology Transfer’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Reading. Supervisor: Professor Chris Garforth.

Prerna Banati (2006) ‘Scaling the Epidemic: Contextualised Responses to AIDS in South Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Dr Daniel Low-Beer.

Lyndsay Peta Bird (2006) ‘Learning about War and Peace in the Great Lakes Region of Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisors: Dr Eva Gamarnikow and Dr Chris Williams.

Brian Chase (2006) ‘Late Quaternary Palaeoenvironments of the West Coast of South Africa: The Aeolian Record’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor David S. G. Thomas and Dr Mark Bateman.

Nicholas Cheeseman (2006) ’Continuity and Change: The Development of Participation and the Breakdown of the One Party State’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr David Anderson.

Mwenya Diana Chimba (2006) ‘Women, Media and Democracy: News Coverage of Women in the Zambian Press’, Ph.D thesis, University of Wales, Cardiff. Supervisors: Dr Cindy Carter, Dr Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Dr Narmala Halstead.

Christina R. Clark (2006) ‘Beyond Borders: Political Marginalisation and Lived Experiences of Congolese Young People in Uganda', D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr David Anderson and Dr Jo Boyden.

Judeline Clark (2006) ‘Discourses of Transition in South Africa: A Critical Feminist Analysis of Black Women's Life Narratives within the Cultural-political Project of Nation’, Ph.D thesis, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Stephanie Constantine (2006) ‘Locating Danger and Negotiating Risk on Manjaco Terrain for Bayu, the Children of Caió, Guinea Bissau’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Dr Mariane Ferme.

Samuel Cyuma (2006) ‘The Process of Conflict Resolution and Post-Conflict Reconciliation in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of the Church with Special Reference to South Africa and Rwanda’, Ph.D thesis, University of Wales. Supervisor: Professor Deryke Belshaw.

Mamadou Alpha Diedhiou (2006) ‘Good Governance and Participation in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Policy Genealogy’, Ph.D thesis, University of the West of England, Bristol.

Edward Dominick Donnelly (2006) ‘Collective Bargaining Reform in the New South Africa and the Role of Employer Associability’, Ph.D thesis, University of London.

Miatta Fahnbulleh (2006) ‘The Elusive Quest for Industrialisation in Africa: A Comparative Study of Ghana and Kenya, c.1950-2000’, Ph.D thesis, London School of Economics, University of London. Supervisor: Dr Gareth Austin.

Lawrence Stuart Flint (2006) ‘Historical Constructions of Postcolonial Citizenship and Subjectivity: The case of the Lozi Peoples of Southern Central Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisor: Dr Tom McCaskie.

Tobias Green (2006) ‘Masters of Difference: Creolization and the Jewish Presence in Cabo Verde, 1497-1672’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisor: Dr Paulo de Moreas Farias.

Theophilus Hacking (2006) ‘Assessment for Sustainable Development: Theoretical Framework and Mining Sector Case Studies from Canada, Namibia, and South Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge.

Felix Nikoi Hammond (2006) ‘The Economic Impacts of Sub-Saharan Africa Urban Real Estate Policies’, Ph.D thesis, University of Wolverhampton.

Emmanuelle Harambat (2006) 'Creating Places: Landscape, Memory and Identity in the Mid-Zambezi Valley', D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Wendy James.

Kirtsen Havemann (2006) ‘Participation and Action Competence in a Kenyan Health Development: A Study of the Effectiveness of Using Participatory Action Orientated Interventions’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisor: Dr Pat Pridmore.

Rachel Hayman (2006) ‘The Complexity of Aid: Government Strategies, Donor
Agendas and the Coordination of Development Assistance in Rwanda, 1994-2004’, Ph.D thesis, University of Edinburgh; www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk/handle/1842/1766

Lyn Haynes (2006) ‘Perceptions and Understandings of 15 Year Olds in England and South Africa about Cloning and Other Selected Medical Biotechnologies’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisor: Reverend Professor Michael Reiss.

Simonne Janine Horwitz (2006) ‘A Phoenix Rising: A History of Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto, South Africa, 1942-1990’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor William Beinart and Professor Megan Vaughan.

Ingie Hovland (2006) ‘Distance Destroys and Kills: An Anthropological Inquiry into the Nature of Faith in a Lutheran Norwegian Missionary Society [Ethiopia, Madagascar and South Africa], Ph.D thesis, SOAS, University of London.  Supervisor: Professor John Peel.

Kelechukwu Uchechukwu Ihemere (2006) ‘A Tri-generational Study of Language Choice and Language Shift in Port Harcourt City, Nigeria’, Ph.D thesis, University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Supervisor: Dr Karen Corrigan.

Eugene Nicholas Isaac (2006) ‘A Critical-theoretic Study of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission: With Reference to the Work of Jürgen Habermas’, Ph.D thesis, University of Leeds. Supervisor: Dr Ian Varcoe and Dr Paul Bagguley.

Lynne Jones (2006) ‘The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Children in Swaziland: Opportunities for, and Constraints on, Scaling Up Interventions’, Ph.D thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Tony Lemon.

Godius Kahyarara (2006) ‘Determinants of Real Earnings and Productivity in Tanzanian Manufacturing Firms’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Francis Teal.

Itamar Katz (2006) ‘South Africa Youth and HIV/AIDS: Evaluating Responses’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Dr Daniel Low-Beer.

Segomotso Keakopa (2006) ‘The Management of Electronic Records in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa: Opportunities and Challenges’, Ph.D thesis, UCL, University of London. Supervisor: Elizabeth Danbury.

James Keay-Bright (2006) ‘Land Degradation in the Sneeuberg Uplands, Central Karoo, South Africa’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor John Boardman and Dr Richard Washington.

Edith Lachkar-Bruder (2006) ‘The Construction of Jewish Identities in Sub-Saharan Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of London.

Karina Landman (2006) ‘An Exploration of Urban Transformation in Post-Apartheid South Africa Through Gated Communities, With a Specific Focus on its Relation to Crime and Impact on Socio-spatial Integration’, Ph.D thesis, University of Newcastle upon Tyne; www.gatedcomsa.co.za

Magdalena Frennhoff Larsen (2006) ‘Negotiating the Trade, Development and Co-operation Agreement with South Africa: A Case Study of the EU Agenda-setting Process’, Ph.D thesis, University of Westminster. Supervisor: Professor Richard Whitman.

Charlotte Lemanski (2006) ‘The Nature of Social Integration in Post-apartheid Cape Town’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Tony Lemon.

Patrick Joseph Peter Lenta (2006) ‘Democracy, National Unity and Difference: Transformative Jurisprudence in the South African Constitutional Court’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Professor T. R. S. Allan.

Alexander J. Loftus (2006) ‘A Political Ecology of Water Struggles in Durban, South Africa’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor Erik Swyngedouw and Dr Tony Lemon.

Ian R. G. Macpherson (2006) ‘The Rights-Based Approach to Adult Education: Implications for Partnership, Participation and Empowerment in Southern Tanzania’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Ann Childs.

Jaremey R. McMullin (2006) ‘The Soldier and the Post-conflict State: Assessing Ex-combatant Reintegration in Namibia, Mozambique and Sierra Leone’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Jennifer Welsh.

Stephen C. Mangi (2006) ‘Gear Management in Kenya’s Coastal Fisheries’, Ph.D thesis, University of York. Supervisor: Professor Callum Roberts.

Ruth A. Marshall (2006) ‘The Politics of Pentecostalism in Nigeria, 1975-2000’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Gavin Williams.

Tonderai Davidson Maswera (2006) ‘E-commerce in the Travel and Tourism Industry in Sub-Saharan Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Loughborough. Supervisor: Ray Dawson.

Mark Mathuray (2006) ‘Old Gods and New Worlds: On the Sacred in Anglophone African Literature’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Dr Ato Quayson.

James H. S. Milner (2006) ‘The Politics of Asylum in Africa: The Cases of Kenya, Tanzania and Guinea’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Matthew Gibney and Professor Neil MacFarlane.

Adam Mugame (2006) ‘Essays on Macroeconomics in Uganda’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Richard Mash.

Joyce Wangui Muiruri (2006) ‘The Role of Sex Education Knowledge in Shaping the Sexual Behaviour of Adolescents in Primary School in Thika District, Kenya’, Ph.D thesis, University of Reading. Supervisor: Dr Kevin Waldie.

Annabel Namik Mwangi (2006) ‘Refugees and the State in Kenya: The Politics of Identity, Rights and Displacement’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Patricia Daley and Dr David Turton.

Austin Mwape (2006) ‘Bank Governance and Regulation in East and Southern African Countries’, Ph.D thesis, University of London.

Ta-Mbi Nkongho (2006) ‘Explaining the State Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Analysis of the Transformation of the Cameroonian State through Privatisation’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisor: Dr Julian Saurin.

Emily Onyango (2006) ‘Luo Women’s Negotiation of Mission Education: A Critical Analysis of Anglican Women in Nyanza, Kenya, from 1895’, Ph.D thesis, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies/University of Wales. Supervisors: Professor John Lonsdale and Dr Ben Knighton.

Ricardo Miguel Santos Soares De Oliveira (2006) ‘Petroleum and Politics in the Gulf of Guinea’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge.

Oluwafunmilayo Josephine Para-Mallam (2006) ‘The National Policy on Women and the Challenges of Mainstreaming Gender Issues in Nigeria, 1985-2005’, Ph.D thesis, University of Leeds. Supervisors: Dr Morris Szeftel and Dr Maureen Ramsey.

Edgar Pieterse (2006) ‘Recasting Urban Development in South Africa from a Poverty Eradication Perspective’, Ph.D thesis, University of London.

Joelien Pretorius (2006) ‘Defending the Post-apartheid State: How the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) is Informing the South African Security Imaginary’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Dr Charles Jones.

Paul Michael Pronyk (2006) ‘Development Finance, Social Capital and HIV/AIDS in Rural South Africa: The Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity’, Ph.D thesis, University of London.

Katherine Rogers (2006) ‘Manufacturing Consensus from Within: Civil Society's Role in the Liberalization of Kenya's Political Economy (1990-2002)’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor David Anderson.

Christian Rogg (2006) ‘Precautionary Saving and Portfolio Management in Uncertain Environments: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Marcel Fafchamps.

Mattia Romani (2006) ‘Agricultural Extension and Social Networks: An Empirical Investigation’ [includes a case study in Madagascar], D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford.

Chizuko Sato (2006) ‘Forced Removals, Land NGOs and Community Politics in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1953-2002’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor William Beinart.

Judith Scheele (2006) ‘Village Matters: The Economy of Ideas in Kabylia (North-eastern Algeria)’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Paul Dresch.

Robert A. Scott (2006) ‘Investigations of Environmental and Genetic Influences on East African Distance Running Success’, Ph.D thesis, University of Glasgow. Supervisor: Dr Yannis Pitsiladis.

Peter Sebina (2006) ‘Freedom of Information and Records Management: A Learning Curve for Botswana’, Ph.D thesis, UCL, University of London. Supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Shepherd.

Angus Selby (2006) ‘Commercial Farmers and the State: Interest Group Politics and Land Reform in Zimbabwe’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Gavin Williams and Dr Jocelyn Alexander.

Alan Shelley (2006) ‘Survival of the Dispossessed. A Study of Seven Athol Fugard Plays', Ph.D Thesis, Nottingham Trent University. Supervisor: Professor Patrick Williams.

Megan Shore (2006) ‘The Role of Christianity in South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A Case Study in Religious Conflict Resolution’, Ph.D thesis, University of Leeds.

Suki Sian (2006) ‘The Professional Project: The Case of Accountancy in Kenya’, Ph.D thesis, University of Aberdeen. Supervisor: Professor Clare Roberts.

Deborah Simpson (2006) ‘Civil Society in the 'New' South Africa: From Critique to Collaboration?’, D.Phil thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisor: Professor James Fairhead.

Wynet V. Smith (2006) ‘From Chainsaw to Chain Stores: Regulating Timber Commodity Chains in Cameroon’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Dr Bill Adams.

Natalie Spark-du Preez (2006) ‘Health-seeking Behaviour for Childhood Illnesses in Urban South Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Loughborough.

Matthew Stern (2006) ‘The Determinants of Trade in Services and the Implications for South Africa of Multilateral Services Liberalisation’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisor: Dr Christopher Stevens.

Jason Sumich (2006) ‘Elites and Modernity in Mozambique’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisors: Dr Deborah James and Professor Henrietta Moore.

Ayowa Taylor (2006) ‘An Economic History of the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation, 1895-2004: Land, Labour, Capital and Enterprise’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London.

Alexander Counihan Thornton (2006) ‘Beyond the Metropolis: A Critical Analysis of Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Two Selected Small Urban Centres in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisor: Dr Don Funnell.

Andrew Robert Tucker (2006) ‘Male Homosexual Identities in Cape Town, South Africa: Visibility and the Appropriation of Space’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge.  Supervisor: Dr Gerry Kearns.

Ambrose Oroboh Uchenunu (2006) ‘Cinema in Nigeria: Culture, Change and the Problems of National Identity, 1960 to the Present, Ph.D thesis, University of Nottingham.

Ukoha O. Ukiwo (2006) ‘Horizontal Inequalities and Violent Ethnic Conflicts: A Comparative Study of Ethnic Relations in Calabar and Warri, Southern Nigeria’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Abdul Raufu Mustapha.

Stephanie Williamson (2006) ‘Agricultural Policy and Pesticides in Africa: A Study of the Impacts on Health and Livelihoods’, Ph.D thesis, University of Essex.

Thomas Gresham Yarrow (2006) ‘Creating Context: Knowledge, Ideology and Relations amongst NGOs and Development Organisations in Ghana’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Professor Marilyn Strathern.

Charles Amo Yartey (2006) ‘Stock Market Development, Corporate Finance, and Economic Growth in Africa: The Case of Ghana’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge.  Supervisor:  Professor Ajit Singh.

A significant number of the above thesis titles came from the Theses Register of Research in Commonwealth Studies at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies. Students, supervisors and administrators are encouraged to submit information to the editor of the Register, Patricia Larby: commonwealth.register(AT)sas.ac.uk