Department of Sociology

Dr CG Thomas

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Sociology
Chair
Tel: 012 429 6560
E-mail: thomacg@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • BA Hons (UWC)
  • M Public Affairs (Indiana)
  • MSocSc (UCT)
  • PhD (WITS)

Fields of academic interests

  • Economic sociology
  • Industrial restructuring
  • Social and economic rights
  • Sociology of poverty
  • Sociology of developing countries
  • Race, apartheid and sport

Books

Book chapters:

“Social change”. Chapter contribution to, Sociology. A South African introduction, edited by Paul Stewart & Johan Zaaiman, 2014. Cape Town: Juta. Pp.85-111.

“Poverty and inequality”. Chapter contribution to, Sociology. A South African introduction, edited by Paul Stewart & Johan Zaaiman, 2014. Cape Town: Juta. Pp.417-454.

Panelist response, De Facto Racial Discrimination in South Africa, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, 1992, Discrimination and the Law in South Africa, volume 1 1994: 68-9. 

Journal articles

Thomas, C.G. 2008. Ubuntu: the missing link in the rights discourse in post-apartheid transformation in South Africa. International journal of African renaissance studies, 3(2): 39-62.

Thomas, C.G.2010. Why the homeless rebel: housing struggles in post-apartheid South Africa. African historical review, 42(2): 27-47. 2010.