Department of Public Administration and Management

Mr P Raseala

College of Economic and Management Sciences
School of Public and Operations Management
Department: Public Administration and Management
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6996
E-mail: raseaps@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • MA Public Governance (University of Johannesburg)
  • BA Hons Public Governance (University of Johannesburg)
  • BA Hons Politics (University of Johannesburg)

Fields of academic interests

  • Public Finance
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Human Rights

Field of Specialisation

  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Public Policy
  • Local Government

Books

  • Raseala, P. 2018. Racism culture and stereotypes: experiences of Black employees in the South African Police and Defence Force. Paradise Lost. Edited by Greg Houston. Pretoria: HSRC Press (Forthcoming).

Journal articles

  • Raseala, P. & Luvuno, L.L. 2017. “Municipal Demarcation decision challenges on financial non-viability of the Vhembe District Municipality. International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research. Vol. 15, Issue 20. ISSN: 0972-7302.
  • Raseala, P et al, (2018) Rethinking Municipal Boundary (re) determination in South Africa: Lessons from Vuwani.  Policy Brief, March 2018, Pretoria: HSRC Press.

Paper presentations

  • Raseala, P. 2018. Is Wits University holding a casting vote to youth protests: An analysis of #FeesMustFall? Youth month seminar series paper delivered at Human Sciences Research Council, 12 June 2018, Pretoria.
  • Raseala, P. & Mdlongwa T.E. 2017 “State Capture and its Influence on Public Administration: the case study of South Africa and Turkey, Conference paper delivered at South African Association of Public Administration 17TH Annual Conference, Empangeni, Kwa Zulu-Natal, 03-05 May 2017.
  • Mashamaite, K.A & Raseala, P. 2017 “Transgression of Good Governance of State Owned Enterprises in South Africa”, Conference paper delivered at South African Association of Public Administration 17TH Annual Conference, Empangeni, Kwa Zulu-Natal, 03-05 May 2017.
  • Raseala, P. 2017. “Malicious Compliance: Is Monitoring and Evaluation practice purpose-driven in provincial governments in South Africa: the case of Gauteng provincial governments. Conference paper delivered at 6th Biennial SAMEA Conference, 23-27 October 2017, Sandton, Johannesburg.
  • Tekwa, N & Raseala, P. 2017. “Inequalities and Public Policy as Capability Expansion: A Comparative Analysis of South Africa and Brazil” Conference paper delivered at School of Public Administration and Management 27-28 October 2017, Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria.
  • Raseala, P & Luvuno, L.L. 2017. Municipal Demarcation decision challenges on financial non-viability of the Vhembe District Municipality”. 7th ICEBM Conference, (Jakarta, Indonesia), 28-29 September 2017.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • UNISA Doctoral Bursary, 2017
  • Member of SAPAAM
  • Top student Award Faculty of Humanities (University of Johannesburg).
  • Dean’s List for Academic Excellence Faculty of Humanities (University of Johannesburg).
  • Member of South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS)
  • Member of Africa Evidence Network

Projects

  • 2017. “Implementation Evaluation of the Integrated Justice System”. A research project undertaken by Human Sciences Research Council on behalf of Department of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation. Pretoria.
  • 2017. “Gauteng Province Transformation Policy Framework for Vulnerable and Designated Groups 2016-2017” A research project undertaken by Human Sciences Research Council on behalf of Gauteng Office of Premier. Pretoria.
  • 2017. “An Evaluation for the Review of the Implementation and Impact of Learning Interventions”. A research report undertaken by the Human Sciences Research Council on behalf of the Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA). Pretoria.
  • 2017 “We didn’t ask for a municipality”-unintended consequences of municipal boundary re-determination: Vuwani at glance. A research project undertaken by Democracy, Governance & Service Delivery unit for the Office of Chief Executive Officer of the Human Sciences Research Council. Pretoria.
  • 2018. Primary research on Gauteng Province Youth Status Pilot Study Survey. A research project undertaken by the Human Sciences Research Council on behalf of the Gauteng Office of the Premier. Pretoria.