Publications

2018 Icon Publications

Books

Kiyala, C. 2018. Child soldiers and restorative justice. Participatory action research in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Heidelberg: Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-90071-1.

Ngwenya, D. 2018. Healing the wounds of Gukurahundi in Zimbabwe. A participatory action research project. Heidelberg: Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-66817-8.

Book chapters

Hemson, C. 2018. Leaving the past at the door: Espoused and enacted values in public participation. In G. Széll and D. Chetty (eds.), Making popular participation real. Berlin: Peter Lang, 53-68.

John, M. 2018. Nonviolence: The tactics and strategies of grassroots social change. In V. Jain and M. Meyer (eds).  Connecting contemporary African-Asian peacemaking and nonviolence. From satyagraha to ujamaa.Newcastle, UK:  Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 321-3336. ISBN 9781527516281.

Journal articles

Akande, O., Musarurwa, H., & Kaye, S.  2018. Students’ attitudes and perceptions on xenophobia: a study of a university in Durban. Journal of Student Affairs in Africa, 6(2): 33-48.

Dawa, I. 2018. Conflict dynamics in the Bidibidi refugee settlement in Uganda.Conflict Trends,4: 45-54 https://www.accord.org.za/conflict-trends/conflict-dynamics-in-the-bidibidi-refugee-settlement-in-uganda/

Hamlall, V.  2018. Heterosexual relationships among young black men in the construction of masculinity at a South African university. Social Dynamics, 44(2): 306-321. DOI: 10.1080/02533952.2018.1481686.

Hove, M.  and Ndawana, E. 2018. National instability as a threat to Africa’s vision to transform borders from barriers into bridges of development. Migration and Development, 7(2): 201-221. doi: 10.1080/21632324.2017.1285850

Hove M. and Gweme T. 2018. Women’s food security and conservation farming in Zaka District. Journal of Arid Environments, 149: 18-29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridev.2017.10.01

Hove, M. 2018. Middle East: origins of the Islamic State (ISIS). Conflict Studies Quarterly, Issue 23: 3-22, DOI:10.24193/csq.23.1

Kaye, S. and Harris, G. 2018. Participatory action research for peacebuilding. Peace Review, 30(1): 62-68.https://doi.org/10.1080/10402659.2017.1419933

Kiyala, J. C. K. 2018. The impact of globalisation on child soldiering: challenges and opportunities in the context of the Democratic Republic of Congo. International Social Science Journal, 66 (221-222): 271-284.

Mandikwaza, E. 2018.Nhimbe: utilising a traditional practice in community peacebuilding. Conflict Trends, Issue 2: 45-50.

Mhandara, L. 2018. The power of dialogue to promote reconciliation in Zimbabwe. Conflict Trends, Issue 3, 30-39. https://www.accord.org.za/conflict-trends/the-power-of-dialogue-to-promote-reconciliation-in-zimbabwe/

Muchemwa, C. and Harris, G. 2018. Mozambique’s post-war success story: Is it time to revisit the narrative? Democracy & Security.https://doi.org/10.1080/17419166.2018.1517336

Musarurwa, H. 2018. Closed spaces or (in)competent citizens? A study of youth preparedness for participation in elections in Zimbabwe. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics.https://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2017.1401419

Ndawana, E. and Hove, M. 2018. Traditional leaders and Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle in Buhera District, 1976–1980. Journal of African Military History, 2: 119–160.

Ndawana, E., Hove, M. and Ghuliku, S. 2018. Tanzania: small arms proliferation in East Africa and national security. Conflict Studies Quarterly, Issue 23: 48-77. doi:10.24193/csq.23.3

Plüg, S. & Collins, A. 2018. ‘It hurts to help’: Vicarious trauma in sensitive research and community projects in South Africa. The Australian Community Psychologist, 29 (1): 22-35.

Sibanda, P. & Moyo, M. 2018. The science and practice of parenting: implications for peacebuilding. Scientific Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 7(7): 802-807.  ​

Tshuma, D. 2018. Reconciliation, integration and healing efforts in Zimbabwe. Conflict Trends, Issue 2: 19-26. https://www.accord.org.za/conflict-trends/reconciliation-integration-and-healing-efforts-in-zimbabwe/

Tshuma, D. 2018. Looking Beyond 2023: What Next after Zimbabwe’s Parliamentary Quota System? Conflict Trends, Issue 3, 12-20. https://www.accord.org.za/conflict-trends/looking-beyond-2023/

Conference presentations

Dorasamy, N. Hamlall, V. & Zuma, N. 2018. The Zulu way – experiences and practices of black women educators: a case study of a rural secondary school in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Presented to the Accelerating knowledge creation in management : European Academy of Management (EURAM) conference, Reykjavik, 20-23 June.

Harris, G. 2018. Taking action against corporal punishment.Keynote address to the Corporal punishment conversations: beyond hopelessness and despair Colloquium. School of Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, 26-28 September.

Harris, G. and Letsie, T. 2018. Planning and financing security sector reform in Lesotho. Paper presented to the 22ndEconomics of Conflict & Security Conference, Middle Eastern University of Science & Technology, Northern Cyprus, 27-30 June.

John, M. 2018.Bridging nonviolent action and peace: preliminary findings from an action research project.Paperprepared and presented at the Global Peacebuilders Summit, Paretz,Germany, September 3-5.

Kaye, S. 2018. Dissonance of grassroots efforts and national conflicts: challenges in peacebuilding. Eleventh Global Studies Conference,University of Granada, 30-31 June.

Kiyala, C. 2018. The role of civil society on conflict resolution, reconciliation and peacebuilding: significance of faith-based organisations, cultural institutions and scientific community. Paper presented to the third annual Peacebuilding Conference, Sub-Saharan Africa University, Goma, 16-17 September.

Mandikwaza, E. 2018. Traditional systems of conflict resolutions and peacebuilding in Zimbabwe. Paper presented at the 2018 Annual International Conference on ethnic and religious conflict resolution and peacebuilding, International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation, New York, 29 October – 1 November.

Musarurwa, H. 2018. Conflict transformation solutions mitigating structural violence and reversing the barrier to socio-economic youth participation: An action research in Zimbabwe. Paper presented to the 3rdannual conference of the Centre for African Research on Enterprise and Economic Development (CAREED). University of Western Scotland, 31 May-1 June.

Mwamba, P. 2018. L’exploration des approches stratégique pour prévenir et combattre la xénophobie en Afrique du Sud: Cas de réfugiés et demandeur d’asiles vivant a Kwamashu, Durban. (Exploring the strategic approach to prevent and combat xenophobia in South Africa: Case study of refugees and asylum seekers living in KwaMashu, Durban).Paper presented to the 3rd annual Peacebuilding Conference, Sub-Saharan Africa University, Goma, September 16-17, 2018.

Plüg​​​, S. 2018. “Nah, that’s normal, ma’am!” Transforming students’ experiences of everyday violence. Paper presented at the Safety and Violence Initiative Conference: Violence Prevention, Safety Promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals, University of Cape Town, 15-16 October.

Reports

John, M., Wilmot, P. and Zaremba, N. 2018. Resisting violence. Growing a culture of nonviolent action in South Sudan. United States Institute of Peace. Special Report435. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace. ISBN 9781601277459. https://www.usip.org/publications/2018/11/resisting-violence-growing-culture-nonviolent-action-south-sudan

Mungure, S., Mandikwaza, E., Manjova, C., Guthrey, H. 2018. A baseline study report: the peace and reconciliation process in Zimbabwe. Heal Zimbabwe Trust. http://www.healzimbabwetrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Heal-Zimbabwe-BASELINE-REPORT-ON-PEACE-AND-RECONCILIATION-PROCESSES.pdf

Tschudin, A. and Trithart, A. 2018. The role of local governance in sustaining peace.Washington, DC: International Peace Institute.https://www.ipinst.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/1802_Local-Governance-and-Sustaining-Peace.pdf

 

2017 ICON publications

Books

Kaye, S. and Harris, G. (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace. ISBN 978-99944-938-2-1.

Rappert, B. and Gould, C. 2017. Dis-eases of society. Tracing history, memory and justice. Cape Town: Jacana. ISBN 978-1-4314-2485-6.

Book chapters
Adebayo, J. 2017. Building capacity for conflict-sensitive reportage of elections in Nigeria: an action research study. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 119-139.

Basabose, J. 2017. Anti-corruption education as a way of building positive peace in Rwanda. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 31-51.

Harris, G. 2017. Building peace via action research: challenges, limitations and potential. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 261-271.

Harris, G. 2017. South Africa’s initiatives for peace: the case for a greater balance between military and non-military efforts. In J. Langmore, T. Miletic, A. Martin and N. Shea (eds.), State support for peace processes: a multi-country review. Canberra: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 64-75. ISBN: 978 0 7340 5356 5 http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/2369675/AICRP-Report1005.06.17LowRes.pdf

Hemson, C. 2016. Exclusion, violence and education. In L. Ramrathan, L. le Grange & P. Higgs (eds.), Education studies for initial teacher development (pp. 291-303). Cape Town: Juta. [Not put through in 2016]

Kaye, S. 2017. An overview of action research and its relevance to peacebuilding. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 3-28

Kiyala, J. 2017. Reintegrating former child soldiers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 223-236.

Kiyala, J. 2017. Combining social justice with transitional and restorative justice: an agenda for an integrative justice model in transitional societies. In J. Evans (Ed.), Restorative justice and transitional justice: perspectives, progress and considerations for the future. New York: Nova Publishers, 82-117.

Maphosa, B. 2017. Reducing gender-based violence: action research among Zimbabwean youth. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 95-117.

Muchemwa, C. 2017. Moving towards reconciliation using action research: Ndebele and Shona relations in Zimbabwe. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 143-165.

Moyo, N. 2017. Using restorative justice approaches with ex-prisoners and their families: an action research project in Zimbabwe. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 207-222.

Ngwenya, D. 2017. Healing the wounds of violence: a participatory action research project in Zimbabwe. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 167-184.

Pillay, G. 2017. Developing social entrepreneurship in KwaZulu-Natal: reflections on an action research initiative. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 73-94

Umubyeyi, B. and G Harris. 2017. Promoting non-violent parenting among refugee mothers in Durban. In S. Kaye and G. Harris (eds.), 2017. Building peace via action research: African case studies. Addis Ababa: United Nations University for Peace, 53-71.

Journal articles
Hove, M. 2017. The Emergence of the New Cold War: The Syrian and Ukraine Conflicts. Jadavpur Journal of International Relations. 20(2) 1–22 DOI: 10.1177/0973598416680432.

Hove, M. and Ndawana, E. 2017. National instability as a threat to Africa’s vision to transform borders from barriers into bridges of development. Migration and Development. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21632324.2017.1285850.

Hove, M. and Ndawana, E. 2017. Regime change agenda: the Egyptian experience, 2011-2015. Contemporary Arab Affairs Journal, 10(1): 32-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279386

Hove, M. 2017. The necessity of Security sector reform in Zimbabwe. Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies. DOI: 10.1080/02589346.2017.1290926.

Hove M. and Chenzi V. 2017. ‘Prophets of doom’: The Zimbabwean Christian Community and Contemporary Politics, Insight on Africa 9(2):1–23, DOI: 10.1177/0975087817710054.

Hove, M. and Chenzi V. 2017. Terrorism: a reflection on the dynamics of contemporary suicide terrorism. Conflict Studies Quarterly, 20: 67-89, DOI:10.24193/csq.20.5

Hove, M. and Ndawana, E. 2017. Women’s rights in jeopardy: the case of war-torn South Sudan. SAGE Open: 1–13. DOI: 10.1177/2158244017737355.

Magudulela, N. 2017. Tackling sexual and gender-based violence on campus: an intervention at the Durban University of Technology. Agenda 31(2): 99-108.

Muchanyuka, M.R. and Fotsin, R. (2017) M-Governance as a Remedy to Service Delivery in Zimbabwean Local Governments: The M-DATA project of the City of Mutare, in International Journal of Law, Humanities and Social Science, 1(2):120-134.

Rukine, T., Kansiime, N. and Milumu, W. 2017. Moving trends in peace and conflict studies: the nexus between religion and peacebuilding. The Fountain: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1(1): 47-62.

Varjavandi, R. 2017. ‘Blessers must fall’: youth-led participatory action research and photo story creation on teenage pregnancy, transactional sex and gender-based violence. Agenda, 31(2): 87-98.

Conference papers
Dianzenza, D. 2017. Building the capacity of young men in loving, responsible and nonviolent fathering. Paper presented to the second annual Peacebuilding Conference, Sub-Saharan Africa University, Goma, 11-12 September.

Harris, G. 2017. Connecting truth, forgiveness, healing and reconciliation. Paper presented to the Symposium on Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity, Victoria, Seychelles, 7 May.

Harris, G. 2017. How can nonviolence become the dominant narrative? Keynote address to the Alternatives to Violence Southern Africa biennial conference, Howick, June 15-18.

Hemson, C. and Plüg, S. 2017. Unpacking violence in the classroom: critical reflections on teachers’ experiences. Paper presented to the HELTASA conference, Durban, November 21-23.

Kaye, S. and Harris, G. 2017. Participatory action research – the heart of community engagement? Paper presented to the Community Engagement Conference: towards social and epistemic justice, Durban, 31 May-2 June.

Kiyala, J. 2017. Responding to epistemic injustice and hermeneutical violence in the Western justice system: an African perspective. Paper presented to the Community Engagement Conference: towards social and epistemic justice, Durban, 31 May-2 June.

Kiyala, J. 2017. Approche traditionelle de la justice réparatrice dans la réinsertion des ex-enfants soldats dans la province du Nord Kivu, République Démocratique Du Congo. Paper presented to the second annual Peacebuilding Conference, Sub-Saharan Africa University, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, 11-12 September.

Kiyala, J. 2017. Approche traditionelle de la justice réparatrice dans la réinsertion des ex-enfants soldats dans la province du Nord Kivu, République Démocratique Du Congo. Paper presented to the second annual Peacebuilding Conference, Sub-Saharan Africa University, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, 11-12 September.

Mauwa, J. 2017. Dealing with the community impacts of rape in the eastern DR Congo. Paper presented to the second annual Peacebuilding Conference, Sub-Saharan Africa University, Goma, 11-12 September.

Netsai, E. 2017. Building more peaceful schools: an action research project in Harare. Paper presented to the Community Engagement Conference: towards social and epistemic justice, Durban, 31 May-2 June.

Nyathi, C. 2017. Reducing conflicts within rural women’s self help groups: a participatory action research project in rural Zimbabwe. Paper presented to the Community Engagement Conference: towards social and epistemic justice, Durban, 31 May-2 June.

Plüg, S. 2017. ‘It hurts to help’: Exploring experiences of vicarious traumatisation amongst researchers working on sensitive topics in South Africa. Critical Conversations: 13th Trans-Tasman Community Health Psychology Conference, The Australian Psychological Society, Victoria University, Melbourne, 20-22 April 2017.

Plüg, S. (2017). Vicarious traumatisation in social research. Department of Social Enquiry Research seminar series, La Trobe University, Victoria, Melbourne, 18 April 2017.

Earlier research publications
Chapters in books

Hemson, C. (2015, forthcoming). Chronic violence and pedagogy.  In A. Keasley & S.B. Maphosa (Eds.) Peace Education for Violence Prevention in Fragile African Societies: What’s Going to Make a Difference? Pretoria: HSRC Press.

Pillay, G. and Kaye, S. 2015. Chapter: Exploring Social Entrepreneurship for the Creation of Sustainable Livelihoods in South Africa. In Fields, Z. Incorporating Business Models and Strategies into Social Entrepreneurship. IGI-Global.

Harris, G. 2014. Does restorative justice work? An evaluation of the restorative justice programmes of Phoenix Zululand. In Maphosa, S., DeLuca, L. & Keasley, A. (eds.) Building peace from within. Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa, 74-84.

Journal articles

Harris, G. and Vermaak, C. 2015. Economic inequality as a source of interpersonal violence: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 18(1): 45-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2222-3436/2015/v18n1a4

Hemson, C. 2015. Lost in transition: The lives of African lifeguards. Social Dynamics (forthcoming).

Liebenberg, S., Haines, R. & Harris, G. 2015. A theory of war economies: formation, maintenance and dismantling. African Security Review, 24(3): 123-144.

Harris, G., Hemson, C. & Kaye, S. (2014). Creative action for change. South African Crime Quarterly, 45, 35-45.

Mulumeoderhwa, M and Harris, G. 2014. Forced sex, rape and sexual exploitation: the attitudes and experiences of high school students in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Culture, Health & Sexuality
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/NbmMu5QwBJUWNem2XMbK/full#.U_M2URvCYco.gmail

Mulumeoderhwa, M. and Harris, G. 2014. Relationships, sex and conflict among young people in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Peace and Conflict Review 8(1): 19-29.  http://www.review.upeace.org/index.cfm

Boyce, G. and  Harris, G. 2013.  Hope the beloved country: hope levels in the new South Africa. Social Indicators Research, 113 (7): 583-597.

Hemson, C. 2013. Violence at the end of the rainbow. Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 25, 51-57.

Mulumeordhwa, M. and Harris, G. 2013. Girlfriends, sex and violence: the attitudes and behaviour of adolescent males in a South African township. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 49(2), 2013, 222-233.  http://socialwork.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/66/56

Closson, R. and Kaye, S. 2012. Learning by doing: Preparation of Bahá’í nonformal Tutors. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, no. 133, Spring 2012.

Harris, G. and Van der Merwe, A. 2012. The scope for mobilising public opinion against corruption: the attitudes of KwaZulu-Natal university students. South African Journal of Economics & Management Sciences, 15(3): 282-293.

Hemson, C. 2012. Crossing from violence to nonviolence: pedagogy and memory. Journal of Education, 54, 27-48.

Kaye, S. (2012). Case Studies in Local Economic Development: The Case of Sisonke Rail; The Case of Inina Crafts. Skills@Work: Theory & Practice Journal, Edition 4.

Umubyeyi, B. and Harris, G. 2012.  Promoting nonviolent parenting among refugee mothers in Durban. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 48(4): 456-466.

Van der Merwe, A. and G T Harris. 2012. Attitudes towards public sector corruption: a study of university students in KwaZulu-Natal. International Business & Economics Research Journal, 11(2): 171-177.

Harris, G. 2011. Ministries of peacebuilding in sub-Saharan Africa: rationale, functions and establishment. African Security Review, 20 (1): 122-133.

Hemson, C. 2011. Fresh grounds: African migrant children in a South African primary school. Southern African Review of Education, 17, 65-85.

Wielenga, C. and Harris, G. 2011. Building peace and security after genocide: the contribution of the gacaca courts of Rwanda. African Security Review, 20(1): 15-25.

Francis, D. and Hemson, C. 2010. Initiating debate. South African Journal of Higher Education, 24(5), 875-880.

Harris, G. 2010. Studying conflict, violence and peace in African universities. Higher Education, 59(1): 293-301.

Harris, G. 2010. Improving military expenditure decision-making in sub-Saharan Africa. Economics of Peace & Security Journal, 5(2), 2010: 37-44.

Hemson, C. and Singh, P. 2010. Shadows of transformation: inclusion and exclusion of academic staff at Durban University of Technology, South African Journal of Higher Education, 24(5), 935-952.

A collection of the lead director's newspaper works for The Mercury
DateTitleLink
‎2012/08/24 , ‏‎08:50:53 AMTwo lives of promising swimmersText of link
‎2012/05/29 , ‏‎06:07:07 AMSecrets and lies exact a harsh tollText of link
‎2012/05/10, ‏‎12:01:05 PMXenophobia and Human Rights DayText of link
‎2012/05/07, ‏‎03:39:10 PMThe long past on which we are builtText of link
‎2012/03/07, ‏‎01:24:25 PMEver-changing force that apartheid refused to acknowledgeText of link
‎2011/12/06, ‏‎01:14:21 PMLearning the language of the forestText of link
‎2011/10/05, ‏‎11:08:18 AMNew ways of healing old woundsText of link
‎2011/10/05, ‏‎11:07:20 AMFrom violence, hopeText of link
‎2011/10/05, ‏‎11:06:24 AMPeace cannot be bought with a bulletText of link
‎2011/09/15, ‏‎01:11:08 PMThere is more to great old age...Text of link
‎2011/09/15, ‏‎01:10:06 PMChallenge of moving on from violenceText of link