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Shauna Mottiar

Personal Details
Organization: Director: Center for Civil Society
E-mail Address: mottiar@ukzn.ac.za
Web Address: sobeds.ukzn.ac.za/staff-profile/development-studies/shauna-mottiar
Degree: PhD


Job Description
Director: Center for Civil Society

Research Interest
  • 1.Social movements, social protest and local participation in South Africa;
  • 2. Variations of philanthropy in Africa - social justice and social change;

  • 3. HIV/AIDS in Africa - connecting public administration, policy and communities

  • Other information
    Shauna Mottiar BA (Hons), MA, PhD Political Studies (University of the Witwatersrand) is based in the discipline of Development Studies. She has previously held researcher posts at the Centre for Civil Society, the Centre for Policy Studies and the Electoral Institute of Southern Africa. She has also worked on research projects for the Centre for Conflict Resolution and the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes. Her main research areas are civil society, social movements and social protest as well as philanthropy and social entrepreneurship.

    Teaching:
    (1) Civil Society and Development; (2) Social Policy in the Development Studies Masters Programme. She also supervises a number of PhD Students.

    Research:
    • Her current areas of research include: (1) social movements, social protest and local participation in South Africa; (2) variations of philanthropy in Africa - social justice and social change; (3) HIV/AIDS in Africa - connecting public administration, policy and communities.

    Publications

    Book Chapters
    •Mottiar, S. (2012). Post-apartheid foundations and possibilities for social justice philanthropy. Giving: Thematic Issues on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, 2, 2011, (Bononia University Press), 9-24.

    • Mottiar, S. (2012). Socio-economic rights and development: HIV/AIDS and antiretroviral service delivery in South Africa. In: Ige, S. Quinlan, T (eds). African responses to HIV/AIDS: Between speech and action. University of KwaZulu-Natal Press: Pietermaritzburg, 84-108.

    • Ndinga Muvumba, A. Mottiar, S. (2007) HIV AIDS and the African renaissance: South Africa’s achilles heel, in Adebajo, A, (ed) South Africa in Africa, Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

    • Friedman, S. and Mottiar, S. (2006) The TAC and politics of morality, in Ballard, R, Habib, A, Valodia, I, (eds) Voices of Protest; Social Movements in Post Apartheid South Africa, Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

    • Mottiar, S. (2005). The Uganda Human Rights Commission: beyond protection and promotion of human rights. in Parleviliet, M, Lamb, G, Maloka, V, (eds), National Human Rights Institutions in Africa: Defenders of Human Rights, Cape Town: Managers of Conflict, Builders of Peace, University of Cape Town. Download

    • Smith, L. Mottiar, S. White, F.(2005). Public money, private failure: testing the limits of market based solutions for water delivery in Nelspruit, in McDonald, D. Ruiters, G. (eds) The Age of Commodity: Water Privatization in South Africa, London: Cromwell Press.

    Journal Articles
    • Mottiar, S. (2015) The Democratic Alliance and the role of opposition parties in South Africa. Journal of African Elections, 14(1), 106-123.

    • Lodge, T and Mottiar, S. (2015) Protest in South Africa: motives and meanings. Democratization, DOI: 10.1080/13510347.2015.1030397

    • Mottiar, S. (2014) Protest and participation in Durban: A focus on Cato Manor, Merebank and Wentworth. Politikon, 41(3), 2014: 371-385

    • Bond, P. and Mottiar, S. (2013) Social protest in South Africa. Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 31, 2, April. p. 283-302. URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02589001.2013.789727#.UtJyNfQW3T8

    • Mottiar, S. (2013) . From ‘popcorn’ to ‘occupy’: Protest in Durban, South Africa. Development and Change, 44(3), 603-619.

    • Mottiar, S and Bond, P. (2012). Discontent and social protest in Durban. Politikon, 39(3), 1-23. URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02589346.2012.746183?journalCode=cpsa20#.UtJzCvQW3T8

    • Mottiar, S. Naidoo, O. Khumalo, D. (2011). Women's organisations and the struggle for water and sanitation services in Chatsworth and Inanda, Durban: The Westcliff Flats Residents Association and the Didiyela Women's Group. Agenda, 25, 2, 122-130.

    • Mottiar, S. (2010). The role of civil society in elections: The KwaZulu-Natal Democracy and Elections Forum – Reducing conflict dynamics and promoting peace. Journal of African Elections, 9(1), 110-127.

    • Friedman, S. Mottiar, S. (2005). A rewarding engagement? The Treatment Action Campaign and the politics of HIV/AIDS. Politics and Society, 33 (4), 511-565.

    • Mottiar, S. (2004) The Turnover of power in KwaZulu-Natal: A growing commitment to and engagement with the democratic process. Journal of African Elections, 3 (2).
    ReportsReports

    • Mottiar, S. (2014) Philanthropy and resource governance: Linking business practice with giving practice in the resource extractive industries. Research Paper, Southern Africa Trust, Philanthropy and Resource Governance Study. http://www.southernafricatrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Paper-One-Philanthropy-and-Resource-Governance.pdf

    • Mottiar, S, Van Jaarsveld, S, (2009) Mediating peace in Africa: securing conflict prevention, Research Report African Union Mediation Initiative, African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes. Download from ACCORD

    • Mottiar, S. (2005) Elections and the electoral system in South Africa: beyond free and fair elections, Policy Brief 39, Centre for Policy Studies.

    • Mottiar, S. White, F. (2003)Co-production as a form of service delivery: community policing in Alexandra Township, Research Report 101, Centre for Policy Studies.

    • Smith, L. Mottiar, S. White, F. (2003) Testing the limits of market based solutions to the delivery of essential services: The Nelspruit water concession, Research Report 103, Centre for Policy Studies.

    • Mottiar, S. George, S. (2003) Electrification of the rural poor: lessons from an interim concession. Research Report 104, Centre for Policy Studies.

    Other
    • 2014. EISA Election Update South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal No 1-7

    • 2009. EISA Election Update South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal No 1, 3, 4, 6, 8

    • 2006. EISA Election Update South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal No 1, 2, 3

    • 2004. EISA Election Update South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal No 1-10

    Online Publications
    Mottiar, Shauna & Bond, Patrick (2011) Social Protest in South Africa.  : 1-23.
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