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Sonwabile Mnwana

South Africa
Department of Sociology
University of Fort Hare
Visiting scholar:
  • 2019 Second Semester

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This project explores distributive struggles on the platinum belt in South Africa. Primary, it examines local politics of distribution in platinum-rich traditional authority areas in South Africa’s North...

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Book/Book Chapter

Bezuidenhout, Andries, Sonwabile Mnwana and Karl von Holdt. (Eds). 2022. Critical Engagement with Public Sociology: A Perspective from the Global South. Bristol University Press (BUP).

Book/Book Chapter

Mnwana, Sonwabile. 2021. When Custom Divides “Community”: Legal Battles over Platinum in North West Province. In W. Beinart, R. Kingwill, & G. Capps (Eds.), Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa: Contested histories and current struggles. NYU Press.

Book/Book Chapter

Mnwana, Sonwabile. 2021. When Custom Divides ‘Community’: In Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa. pp. 60–80. Wits University Press.

Journal Article

Mnwana, Sonwabile and Andrew Bowman. 2021. Land, conflict and radical distributive claims in South Africa’s rural mining frontier. The Extractive Industries and Society, 100972.

Journal Article

Beinart, William, Sonwabile Mnwana and Luvuyo Wotshela. 2020. Land reform, rural inequality and agrarian change: the case of Isidenge, Stutterheim, Eastern Cape. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa, 102(1), 27–48.


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