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  1. Fanon: A Critical Reader: Lewis R. Gordon, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting and Renee T. White (eds): ‘Fanon: A Critical Reader’, Alternation, Vol. 6, No.1, 1999.
  2. ‘No Hope Without Struggle – Critical Choices’, Quarterly Review of Education, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2002.
  3.  ‘Frantz Fanon and the Persistence of Humanism’ in Philosophy, Protest and Engagement, edited by Patrick Giddy, Council  for Research and Values, Washington DC, 2002
  4.  ‘Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals turn to Lenin, Mao and Che’ Theoria, No.102, 2003
  5. ‘‘Independent Intavenshan’: Fanon and the Dialectic of Solidarity’, Radical Philosophy Review, Vol. 4. No 1, 2003
  6.  ‘Report from the Frontlines of an ‘Undeclared War’’, Politikon, Vol. 30, No. 1     2003
  7. ‘‘That the Tool Never Possess The Man’: Taking Fanon’s Humanism Seriously’, Politikon, Vol. 30, No 2. 2003 
  8. ‘Producing the Poor: The World Bank’s New Discourse of Domination’, African Sociological Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2003 (Republished as ‘Producing the Poor: The World Bank’s new discourse of domination’ in Development, Poverty,  Hegemony  edited by David Moore, University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, Pietermartizburg, 2007)
  9.  ‘‘What Stank in the Past is the Present’s Perfume’’, South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 103, No. 4. 2004 (with Ashwin Desai) (Reprinted in Italian as ‘Ma noi eravamo migliaia”. Espropriazione, resistenza, riappropriazione e repressione a Mandela Park’, Afriche e Orienti, Vol.6. No.3, 2004)
  10. ‘Conversations with Zizek’ Theoria, No.104, 2004
  11. ‘Frantz Fanon & the Explosive Alliance,’ The CLR James Journal (Special Issue for Frantz Fanon’s 80th Birthday) ,Vol. 11, No. 1 2005
  12.  “But We Were Thousands’’ Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol. 39. No.      4, 2004 (with Ashwin Desai)
  13. ‘Sanction All Revolts: A Reply to Rebecca Pointer’ Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol. 39. No. 4, 2004 (with Ashwin Desai)
  14. ‘Solidarity, Co-option and Assimilation: The Necessity, Promises and Pitfalls of global linkages for South African movements’, Development Update Vol. 5. No. 2, 2004 (Republished in a longer version in We Write Vol.1, No.1. and, also, in Challenging Hegemony edited by Nigel Gibson, Africa World Press, New Jersey 2006)
  15. ‘Fanon and Us’ in Shifting the Geography of Reason, edited by Marina Banchetti-Robino & Clevis Headley, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, 2006
  16. ‘Struggle is a School: The rise of a shack dwellers’ movement in Durban, South Africa’, Monthly Review, February 2006
  17. ‘Coffin for the Councilor’ Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol. 41, Nos. 1/2 February – April 2006 
  18. ‘The Promised Land and the University of Abahlali baseMjondolo’, African Sociological Review, Vol. 10, No. 1. 2006
  19. Asinamali: University Struggles in Post-Apartheid South Africa, AfricanWorld  Press, New Jersey, 2006 (Editor)
  20. Yonk’Indawo Umzabalazo Uyasivumela: New Work from Durban, Centre for  Civil Society, Durban, 2006 (Co-editor with Amanda Alexander)
  21. ‘Rethinking public participation from below’ Critical Dialogue Vol. 2, No. 2, 2006
  22. ‘Our struggle is thought, on the ground, running’ – The University of Abahlali baseMjondolo Centre for Civil Society Research Report No. 41, 2006.
  23. ‘Thinking Resistance in the Shanty Town’ Mute Vol. 2, No. 3. 2006 (Republished in Proud to be Flesh: A Mute Magazine Anthology edited by Josephine Berry Slater and Pauline van Mourik Broekman, Mute, London, 2009 and People, Place, and Space: A Reader, edited by Jen Gieseking, William Mangold, Cindi Katz, Setha Low, and Susan Saegert, Routledge, London, 2013)
  24. ‘Shackdwellers On the Move’, Radical Philosophy, No. 141, January 2007
  25. ‘Bahlali Bayanda’, South African Labour Bulletin, January, 2007
  26. ‘A Politics of the Poor: Shack dwellers’ struggles in Durban’, Journal of  Asian & African Studies, Vol. 43, No.1 2008
  27. ‘Planet of Slums’ Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol.43, No.5, 2008
  28. The May 2008 Pogroms, Sanhati, 16 June 2008
  29. ‘Critical Thinking for Journalists’, Introducing Journalism and Media Studies, edited by Graham  Greer, Juta, Cape Town, 2008
  30. 'Business as Usual: Housing Rights in Durban', Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, Geneva, 2008
  31. ‘The Struggle for the City in Durban, South Africa’, Cidades, Vol. 6, No. 9, 2009 
  32. ‘A Progressive Policy without Progressive Politics: Lessons from the failure to implement ‘Breaking New Ground’’, Town and Regional Planning, No. 54, 2009 
  33. 'In the Forbidden Quarters: Shacks in Durban Till the End of Apartheid', The Commoner, December 2009 
  34. ‘To Resist Divisions & Degradations: An Interview with S’bu Zikode’, Interface,  No. 2, 2009 
  35. ‘Shifting the Ground of Reason’ in Social Theory in South Africa, edited by Heather Jacklyn and Peter Vale, University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, Pietermartizburg, 2009
  36. ‘Mike Davis’s Planet of Slums’, Trilog, No. 98, 2009
  37. ‘Das Aufbegehren der Slums: Eine Wortmeldung aus Südafrika’, Das Argument, Vol. 6., No. 52, 2010
  38. ‘Local Despotisms and the Limits of the Discourse of "Delivery" in South Africa’ Trilog, No. 104, 2010
  39. ‘The Complicated Relationship of Global NGOs and Local Popular Movements: Reflections from South Africa’, Progressive Planning, Spring 2010
  40. ‘Abahlali baseMjondolo & the Popular Struggle for the Right to the City in Durban, South Africa’ in Cities for All: Proposals and Experiences Towards the Right to the City, edited by Ana Sugranyes and Charlotte Mathivet, Habitat International Coalition, Santiago, 2010 (Also published in Spanish, Portuguese and French by Habitat International Coalition and in Norwegian in an edited book titled Bybeveglser, edited by Sigrun Johnstad and published by Fellesradet for Afrika og Silidaritet forlag in Oslo in 2010 )
  41. ‘Fidelity to Fanon’ in Living Fanon, edited by Nigel Gibson, Macmillian, London, 2011
  42. ‘Frantz Fanon Fifty Years Later: A Thinking Africa Conference’, Social Dynamics, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2012
  43. ‘Thought Amidst Waste’,  Journal of Asian & African Studies, Vol. 47., 2012
  44. ‘Move From, Not On the Occult Zone’ in Transnationalism and Urbanism, edited by Stefan Krätke, Stephan Lanz &     Kathryn Wildner, Routledge, 2012
  45. ‘The Open Door of Every Consciousness’, South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 112, No. 1, 2013 
  46. ‘Conjunctural Notes on the Politics of the Local in South Africa’, Thesis 11, 2013 , Vol. 115, No. 95, 2013
  47. ‘NGOs & Urban Movements’, City, Vol.17, No.2, 2013

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