Dr Efua Prah

Lecturer in Social Anthropology

Tel: +27 21 808 2094
E-mail: eprah@sun.ac.za


PhD, University of Cape Town

Ongoing Interests: Refugee geopolitics, Migration, Pregnancy and Birthing, Medical Anthropology, Race Theory of the South

Selected Publications:


  • Prah, E and Levine, S (Eds.) (Accepted: Forthcoming 2019) Bodies of Knowledge. Juta, University of Cape Town Press: South Africa.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Prah, E (2015) Embodied urban health and illness in Cape Town: children’s reflections on living in Symphony Way Temporary Relocation Area. Anthropology Southern Africa, DOI:10.1080/23323256.2015.1091742
  • Prah, E (2017) ‘Stratifications of Blackness: Meditations on the intersect of gender, race and age’. Agenda. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10130950.2017.1354441.

Book Reviews:

  • Prah, E. (2018), Trnka, S. One Blue Child: Asthma, Responsibility, and the Politics of Global Health. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 2017. 280pp. ISBN: 978‐1503601130. Sociology Health Illness. DOI:10.1111/1467-9566.12771
  • Prah, E (2017), Crush, J.; Chikanda, A.; Skinner, C. (Eds). Migration, Xenophobia and Entrepreneurship in South Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies (CJSS), DOI:10.1080/03057070.2017.1309851
  • Prah, E (2015), Reynolds, P. War in Worcester: youth and the apartheid state. Anthropology Southern Africa, 38:1-2, 152-154, DOI: 10.1080/23323256.2015.1031260
  • Prah, E (2010-04-15), Nyamnjoh, F. The social life of ‘maids’; Issue 477; Pambazuka Publishing Press: http://pambazuka.org/en/category/books/63694

Policy Briefs:

  • Prah, E The Role Social and Behavioural Change Communication Plays in the Advancement of Sexual and Reproductive Health for Adolescents in Ghana. Centre for Health Systems and Policy Research, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration: Policy Brief.

Chapters in Books/Special Issues:

  • Prah, E (2017) ‘Exploring children’s experiences in a temporary relocation area through theatre and performance’. In Clammer, John and Giri, Ananta Kumar, The Aesthetics of Development: Art, Culture and Social Transformation. Palgrave Macmillan: United Kingdom.
  • Prah, E (Forthcoming, 2018) An Interview with Paul Mason: Reviewing ‘Mason, P. (2016) An Educational Children’s Book about Tuberculosis. Australia: Woolcock Institute of Medical Research. Illustrated by Amelia Darmawan’. In Macdonald, H. and Dixon, J. Anthropology Southern Africa

Organisational Workshop Reader:

  • Whande, U and Prah, E (2011) Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) A Reader; Centre for the Study Of Violence and Reconciliation (Designed for Facilitation Workshop)