Department of Development Studies

Dr MJ Rakolojane

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Development Studies
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6721


  • BA Social Sciences (University of Swaziland)
  • Masters in Development Administration (University of Western Michigan, USA)
  • D Litt et Phil (UNISA)

Fields of academic interests

  • Gender and development;
  • Rural development and agrarian reform;
  • Sustainable development and livelihoods;
  • Development theories, issues and problems
  • Theories of social change and popular initiatives in development

Journal articles

Rakolojane, M. 20:14. Waste reclaiming in Ekurhuleni: A case study of Holomisa and Villa Lisa informal settlements in South Africa. Paper presented at the 13th International Academic Conference, Antibes, France, Sep 15 – 18.