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, University of Warwick, 2008
Ongoing Interests: sociology of language; language in higher education; university transformation; science & technology studies
Call for applications: NRF-funded PhD bursary
PhD, University of Cape Town
Ongoing Interests: Refugee geopolitics, Migration, Pregnancy and Birthing, Medical Anthropology, Race Theory of the South
Chapters in Books/Special Issues:
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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)
2018 “Social Capital Unionism and Empowerment: Case Study of Solidarity Union” paper presented at Taking Democracy Seriously Survey: Reflecting on Trade Unions in the last 20 years and the Future of the Labour Movement in South Africa conference held at Wits University, Johannesburg.
2018 “Economic empowerment and the welfare state: A case study of empowerment at Iscor and ArcelorMittal of South Africa (AMSA)” paper presented at the South African Sociological Congress held at University of Western Cape, Cape Town.
2016 “Vanderbijlpark and challenge of empowerment legislation: Is Vanderbijlpark still a beacon of hope for change or not?” paper presented at the South African Sociological Congress held at Rhodes University, Grahamstown.
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, 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.
PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Ongoing Interests: The South African lottery, Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity, pre-colonial money exchange and financial instruments at the Cape, matric balls