Chair and Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Tel: +27 21 808 2132
MSocSc, Free State University, 1985.
Ongoing Interests: Social security, Housing, Farm workers, Research Methodology
PhD, Kings College, University of London
Ongoing Interests: Lindy Heinecken lectures in industrial and political sociology. Her research is within the field of armed forces and society, with a specific interest in civil-military relations, defence transformation, gender integration in the military and peacekeeping.
Phd, Columbia, 1994
Ongoing Interests: Social Movements, Citizenship, Popular Politics
PhD, Chicago, 2013
Ongoing Interests: Social Theory, Capital and Labour, Governance and Citizenship, Housing, Race, South African Social Sciences. Editor of Social Dynamics.
PhD, Warwick, 2008
Ongoing Interests: sociology of language; language in higher education; academic literacy; science & technology studies
PhD, Utrecht University, 2017.
Ongoing Interests: Anthropology of Islam, Ethics, Consumption, Sacrifice, Economy, Food.
Tayob, Shaheed. 2012. ‘The 2010 World Cup in South Africa: A Millennial Capitalist Moment’. Journal for Southern African Studies 38.3, pp. 717-36.
Tayob, Shaheed. 2016. ‘O you who believe, eat of the ṭayyibāt (pure and wholesome food) which we have provided you’ – The Role of Risk and Expertise in Producing Certified Halal Consumption in South Africa. Journal of Religion in Africa, 46.1, pp. 67-91.
Tayob, S. (2012). The South African Halal Industry: A case of Cultural Intermediaries. Annual Review of Islam in Africa, 11, pp. 49-54.
Tayob, Shaheed. 2010. ‘Meccanomics: The March of the New Muslim Middle Class by Vali Nasr’. Reviewed in Journal for Islamic Studies (30). pp. 115-17.
Tayob, Shaheed. 2014. Muslim Networks from Hajj to Hip Hop eds Miriam Cooke and Bruce B. Lawrence. Allegralaboratory.net.
Ongoing Interests: Industrial sociology, work organization, restructuring, globalization, empowerment legislation, informal economy and crime
Recent Reports: (Currently completing doctoral study on Empowerment legislation at Iscor)
PhD Sociology, Natal University
Ongoing Interests: Queer Theory, gender, sexualities, youth, education.
PhD, Birmingham, 1997
Ongoing Interests: Young people, social Identities & inequalities: gender, sexuality, race, age. Participatory research methodologies. Sexuality, HIV and education. Transformation in universities
DLitt, University of Natal, 2002
Professor of Sociology at Stellenbosch since 2006 and DST/NRF Research Chair in the Sociology of Land, Environment and Sustainable Development (from 2016)
Ongoing Interests: Land restitution and land reform; environmental sociology; rural development; social identity; social change; gender studies.
PhD Sociology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2010
Ongoing Interests: work, unpaid work, care; social reproduction; gender; feminism; migration.
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2012.
Ongoing Interests: Medical Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, Linguistic Anthropology, Labour and Value, Biopolitics.
DPhil (PhD), University of Oxford, 2015.
Ongoing Interests: The study of gender and of sports in Africa; African economic history; and in health and standards of living, particularly in South Africa.
Anthropology of universities, political conflict and activism, precarious labor, ambivalence and everyday life, French and European studies, Francophone world.