Africanist Theses accepted at UK Universities - 2009

Veit Klemens Bachmann (2009) ‘Regulating Geopolitical Space: EU Interaction with East Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Plymouth. Supervisors: Professor James Sidaway and Dr Patrick Holden.

Helen Rachel Barnes (2009) ‘How Does a Democratic Deprivation Approach Compare to a Resource Poverty Approach when Measuring Child Poverty in South Africa?’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Michael Noble.

Abu Bakarr Bash-Taqi (2009) ‘Risk and Insurance in Rural Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisor: Dr Stephen Devereux.

Patty Chang (2009) ‘The Demand for Small Arms and Light Weapons in Senegal’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Neil MacFarlane.

Alex de Costa (2009), ‘International Causes of African Underdevelopment, 1960-2007’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Ngaire Woods.

Matthew I. J. Davies (2009) ‘An Applied Archaeological and Anthropological Study of Intensive Agriculture in the Northern Cherangani Hills, Kenya’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Peter Mitchell.

Victor Ayodele Bamijoko Davies (2009) ‘Essays on Conflict Economies [Sierra Leone]’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Paul Collier and Dr Anke Hoeffler.

Carl Death (2009) ‘One World Comes to One Country? Governing Sustainable Development from the Johannesburg Summit’, Ph.D thesis, University of Aberystwyth. Supervisors: Dr Rita Abrahamsen and Dr Ayla Gol.

Boyie Dlamini (2009) ‘Management of Educational Change on Mpumalanga Province in South Africa through the Implementation of Curriculum 2005’, Ph.D thesis, University of Kent.

Jude Ikechukwu Eze (2009) ‘Modelling HIV/AIDS epidemic in Nigeria’, Ph.D thesis, University of Glasgow. Supervisor: Professor John McColl; theses.gla.ac.uk/642/

Bruce Allen Hearn (2009) ‘The Extent of African Equity Market Integration: A Source of Capital in a Global Marketplace’, Ph.D thesis, King’s College London.

Rebecca Hodes (2009) ‘Siyayinqoba/Beat It!: HIV/AIDS on South African Television c.1999-2006’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor William Beinart.

Owen P. M. Horwood (2009) ‘The Challenge of Change: A Study of Water Governance in the Olifants River Basin, South Africa’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Rachael McDonnell.

Jeffrey Isima (2009) ‘Demilitarisation Nigeria and South Africa Compared’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cranfield. Supervisors: Dr Ann Fitz-Gerlad and Dr Robin Luckham.

Rick James (2009) ‘Exploring OD and Leadership Development with NGOs in Africa’, Ph.D thesis, City University, London. Supervisor: Professor Jenny Harrow.

Ryan Johnson (2009) ‘Networks of Imperial Tropical Medicine: Ideas and Practices of Health and Hygiene in the British Empire, 1895-1914’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Mark Harrison.

David Kovara (2009) ‘Saying No to Sex: US Central Funding, HIV/AIDS and Abstinence Promotion in Kenya’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Geoffrey Walford.

Philippa Lane (2009) ‘“Heroes as Ordinary People”: A Social and Cultural History of Political Imprisonment in South Africa, 1960-1992’, Ph.D thesis, University of Essex. Supervisor: Dr Jeremy Krikler.

John W. McArthur (2009) ‘Essays on African Economic Growth and Development’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Francis Teal.

Daniel J. McGahey (2009) ‘Maintaining Opportunism and Mobility in Drylands: The Impact of Veterinary Cordon Fences in Botswana’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor David S.G. Thomas and Dr Patricia Daley.

Katie Marie Manning (2009) ‘Mobility, Climate Change and Cultural Development: A Revised View from the Lower Tilemsi Valley, Northeastern Mali’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Peter Mitchell.

Mandisa Mbali (2009) ‘The New Struggle: A History of AIDS Activism in South Africa’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor William Beinart.

Festo Mkenda (2009) ‘Building National Unity in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Impact of State Policies on the Chagga Community in Northern Tanzania’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Jan-Georg Deutsch.

Rachel Heidi Moffat (2009) ‘Perspectives on Africa in Travel Writing: Representations of Ethiopia, Kenya, Republic of Congo and South Africa, 1930-2000’, Ph.D thesis, University of Glasgow. Supervisor: Dorothy McMillan; theses.gla.ac.uk/1639/

Godwin Uyi Ojo (2009) From Participation to Empowerment? Assessing NGO and TNC-led Community-Based Resource Management Schemes in Nigeria’, Ph.D thesis, King’s College London.

Ruth Payne (2009) ‘Child-headed Households in Zambia: From Concepts to Realities’, Ph.D thesis, Royal Holloway, University of London. Supervisors: Professor David Simon and Dr Katie Willis.

Clayton Peel (2009) ‘Diaspora Ethnicity and Politics in the Electronic Media: Case Studies of United Kingdom-based Zimbabwean Internet Websites and their Associations’, Ph.D thesis, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies/University of Wales. Supervisors: Professor Juan Rogers and Professor Terence Ranger.

Catherine Porter (2009) ‘Analysing Welfare Over Time: Three Approaches for Rural Ethiopia, 1984-2004’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Stefan Dercon.

Dobrota Alzbeta Pucherova (2009) ‘Contested Boundaries: Race, Gender and Desire in Southern African Writing, 1960-2005’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Elleke Boehmer.

Miriam Prys (2009) ‘Regions, Power and Hegemony: India and South Africa Compared’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Louise Fawcett.

Tracey Reimann-Dawe (2009) ‘Time Identity and Nation in German Travel Writing on Africa, 1848-1914’, Ph.D thesis, University of Durham. Supervisor: Professor Nicholas Saul; http://etheses.dur.ac.uk/165/1/ethesis.pdf

Francisco De Lima Aires Parreira Roquett (2009) ‘The Public Services Impact Approach: Towards a Management System Capable of Enhancing the Human Development Outcomes of the Public Sector – The Case of Ethiopia’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Professor Simon Deakin.

Hannes Schroeder (2009) ‘African Slavery and Forced Migration to Barbados: An Isotopic Perspective’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor Robert E. M. Hedges and Professor Chris Gosden.

Alexander Iain Shaw (2009) ‘The Characterization of Calcrete Based on its Environmental Settings within Selected Regions of the Kalahari, Southern Africa’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Andrew Goudie.

Ingrid Shaw (2009) ‘Income Inequality and the Decision to Steal: A Series of Experimental Investigations [South Africa and UK]’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Abigail Barr and Dr Pedro Vicente.

Alex Sienaert (2009) ‘Labour Supply, Public Transfers and Household Welfare: Essays on South Africa’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Margaret Stevens.

Mfaniseni Fana Sihlongonyane (2009) ‘Invisible Urbanism in Johannesburg: A Scourge for Urban Planning?’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Jocelyn Alexander.

Abigail Stone (2009) ‘Multi-proxy Reconstructions of Late Quaternary Environments in Western Southern Africa’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor David S. G. Thomas and Professor Heather Viles.

Nidia Patricia Veitch (2009) ‘Human Capital Investment in Post-Apartheid South Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Sheffield. Supervisors: Professor Sarah Brown and Dr Steven McIntosh.

Ginette Louise Warr (2009) ‘Chronology of the Western Limeworks Australopithecine Site, Makapansgat, South Africa: Magnetostratigraphy, Biochronology and Implications for Hominin Evolution’, D.Phil thesis, University of Liverpool. Supervisor: Dr Alf G. Latham.

Andrew Forrest Zeitlin (2009) ‘Institutions, Innovation and Incentives in Rural Ghana’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Francis Teal.