Ms Babalwa Sishuta

B. Sishuta

BABALWA SISHUTA ACADEMIC PROFILE

                                                                                    (LECTURER)
E-mail address:  b.sishuta@ru.ac.za

Office number: +27 (0)46 603 8359
 
Babalwa Sishuta (MSocSc(Rhodes) ; MA (Rhodes)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
South African Sociological Association

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Sociology of development
Environment and society
Rural development
Violence and crime
Higher Education

TEACHING AREAS
Environment and society
Sociology of deviance
Violence and crime
Land reform and agrarian studies

SUPERVISION AREAS
Development studies
Rural development
Land reform and agrarian studies
Environmental issues
Higher education
Teaching and learning

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (RECENT)
Sishuta, B. & Doyle, A. (2017). ‘South Africa: Control of Biodiversity in the Context of Biopiracy’ in Akpan, W. & Moyo, P. (eds). Revisiting environmental and natural resource questions in Sub-Saharan Africa.    Cambridge, UK:  Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PAPERS (SOUTH AFRICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION)
Sishuta, B. & Macholowe, V. (2016). Reproducing under-development and unequal power relations: the paradox of rural areas in South Africa
Sishuta, B. & Doyle, A. (2014) Access and control of biodiversity in the context of biopiracy.
Sishuta, B. & Doyle, A. (2014) The relevance of Marx’s ecology: understanding biopiracy and sustainable livelihoods.
Sishuta, B. (2013) Academic support in higher education.
Sishuta, B. (2012) Post-graduate supervision in higher education: negotiating the boundaries?
Sishuta, B. & Jaricha, D. (2011) Institutional support programmes and student academic performance.
2009 - Not yet Uhuru: Long road to agricultural development in the former homelands.

Other Conference Presentations
(2015). (poster presentation) Resource rights, conflict and social justice: a case of pelargonium sidoides in the Eastern Cape, South Africa (World Social Sciences Forum, Durban, South Africa.
(2014). Resource access and conflict: pelargonium sidoides in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. (International Conference on Sustainable Development, Richardsbay, South Africa.

                                                                                            

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