Political Science
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Prof Pieter Fourie

​​​Qualifications 

BA Hons, MA (US), D Litt et Phil (UJ).

​​​Teaching specialisation

Political Economy, International Relations, Global Health, Public Policy.

​​Research interests

Global health governance; the political epidemiology of development and inequality; and the politics of HIV and AIDS

​​​Current research projects

Co-Investigator: 'Poverty Reduction and Regional Integration: A comparative analysis of SADC and UNASUR health policies' project; Co-Investigator: 'Gender Justice in the Post-MDG Environment' project; The evolution of global health governance and the political economy of the global health industry; The evolution of AIDS/health feminism(s); and Future scenario studies on health issues in the global south.

​​A selection of recent publications

Vale, P and P. Fourie (eds) (2014) Political Science in South Africa: The Last Forty Years. New York: Routledge.

Fourie, P & Swart, C (2014) 'South Africa's future AIDS governance: a focused elite survey', Development 56(4).

Fourie, P (2014) AIDS and security in the 21st century. A. Cooper, J. Kirton, F. Lisk and H. Besada (eds) Moving Health Sovereignty in Africa. Farnham: Ashgate.

Fourie, P (2014) The subject as object: 40 years of scholarship. P. Vale and P. Fourie (eds) Political Science in South Africa: The Last Forty Years. New York: Routledge.

Fourie, P and M-L. Follér (2013) AIDS hyper-epidemics and social resilience: theorising the political. K. Buse and D. Altman (eds) Thinking Politically About HIV. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Fourie, P & Meyer, M (2010). The Politics of AIDS Denialism: South Africa's failure to respond. Farnham: Ashgate.

Fourie, P, Perche, D & Schoeman, R (2010). Donor Aid for AIDS in South Africa: Many actors, multiple agendas. Strategic Review for Southern Africa 32(2), November.

Fourie, P, Maclean, S & Brown, S (eds) (2009). Health for Some: The political economy of global health governance. Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

​Fourie, P (2006) The Political Management of HIV and AIDS in South Africa: One burden too many? Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan.