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Prof Steven Robins

​Robins is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology. He has published on a wide range of topics including the politics of land, 'development' and identity in Zimbabwe and South Africa; the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC); urban studies and most recently on citizenship and governance. His book entitled From Revolution to Rights in South Africa: Social Movements and Popular Politics (2008) focuses on globally connected social movements, NGOs and community-based organisations that are involved in democratic struggles over access to AIDS treatment, land and housing. He has edited a book entitled Limits to Liberation After Apartheid: Citizenship, Governance and Culture which is published by David Philip, James Currey and Ohio University Press (2005). His edited volume (with Nick Shepherd) is entitled New South African Keywords (Jacana and Ohio University Press, 2008).

E-mail: robins@netactive.co.za

For information about the Department in which Robins is based, click here.