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Mr Kanyiso Ntikinca

KANYISO NTIKINCA ACADEMIC PROFILE

(LECTURER)

                                                                                                                                     E-mail address: k.ntikinca@ru.ac.za

                                                                                                                                    Office number: +27-46-603-8115

 

General profile:

Kanyiso Ntikinca is an Industrial and Economic Sociology lecturer, who specialises in the following areas: the sociology of work; the sociology of labour markets and global value chains. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr Ntikinca is also a research supervisor and a co-ordinator of the Industrial and Economic Sociology 3 course. Mr Ntikinca is currently working on a PhD dissertation which is examining the state of farm workers in the Langkloof Valley, a deciduous fruit producing region in the Eastern Cape. This dissertation ties into Mr Ntikinca’s broader research interest in global supply chain dynamics and their impact on labour in the global south.  In addition to his academic work, Mr Ntikinca is actively involved with a local NGO that supports and empowers farm workers, farm dwellers and small-scale farmers across five municipal areas (Makana, Sunday’s River Valley, Ndlambe, Nxuba and Nkonkobe) of the Cacadu and Amathole District Municipalities of the Eastern Cape.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Social Science (Industrial and Economic Sociology & Organisational Psychology) - Rhodes University.

Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) (Industrial and Economic Sociology) – Rhodes University.

Master of Social Science (Industrial and Economic Sociology) – Rhodes University.

 

PhD Research:

“Examining the state of farm workers in the deciduous fruit sub-sector of the Eastern Cape: Case of Langkloof Valley”.

 

Teaching Areas:

Sociology of labour Markets

Sociology of Work

Global Value Chains  

 

Supervision Areas:

Labour Market research

Graduate Tracer Studies

Global Value Chain research

Study of the workplace (e.g. Labour Process dynamics)

 

Post Graduate Supervision:

Khambule, N. (2017). Analysing the life histories of domestic workers in South Africa: a case study of domestic workers in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. Unpublished Honours dissertation. Grahamstown. Rhodes University.

Nyanda, L. (2017).  The Living and Working Conditions of Farm Workers in the Citrus Value Chain of South Africa: Case Study of Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape. Unpublished Honours dissertation. Grahamstown. Rhodes University.

 

 

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