Social Dynamics-A Journal of African Studies

(The TQCC of Social Dynamics-A Journal of African Studies is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
“Making plans through people”: the social embeddedness of informal entrepreneurship in urban South Africa14
Transdisciplinary co-production of climate services: a focus on process14
“These aren’t the jobs we want”: youth unemployment and anti-work politics in Khayelitsha, Cape Town6
‘The mother of all nations’: gendered discourses in Ghana’s 2020 elections4
Post-apartheid melancholia: negotiating loss and (be)longing in South Africa3
Science, astronomy, and sacrifice zones: development trade-offs, and the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project in South Africa3
Technology, policy and politics: critical success factors in high-technology infrastructure projects3
Reading the paratext: posture and self-fashioning in African “little magazines”3
Reading for lyric in the African digital litmag3
Examining the meanings of ‘restitution’ for beneficiaries of the Macleantown and Salem restitution cases in the Eastern Cape, South Africa2
Out-of-placeness and the city as a space of relation in apartheid-era cinema2
Hollywood imagines urban Africa, and it’s as bad as you think2
Joburg without Joburg: the black South African romcom2
Composition and/as postcolonial shame: Philip Miller’s REwind: a cantata for voice, tape, and testimony2
“Reading and writing… loudly”: Ikhide R. Ikheloa, online criticism, and African literary studies2
Precarious employment and precarious life: youth and work in Pretoria’s white working-class suburbs2
Lagos in contemporary Nigerian music video: Brymo’s “1 Pound (The Documentary)”2
Cinematic imaginaries of the African city2
“There is only one place for me. It is here, entabeni”Inxeba(2017),Kalushi(2016) and the difficulties of “the urban” for the New South African Man2
The past, present, and future of workers’ education in South Africa2
Crediting worker education? Insights from South African experiences2
A review of the state of trade union-based worker education2
Towards a policy on teacher use of language during science teaching and learning in South Africa2
The ears of apartheid1
“That other me, down and dreaming”: an animal perspective critique of decoloniality theory1
My decoloniality is not your decoloniality: the new multiverse – an opinion piece1
The South African Special Branch v The New African 1962–64: censorship by harassment of a radical journal1
“Dancing on the ceiling” : young Black entrepreneurs leveraging capitals across sub-fields in Johannesburg tourism1
Speaking for the trees: a study of the relationship between discourse, power and organisational culture in competing constructions of nature1
Fragments from the History of Loss: The Nature Industry and the Postcolony1
Tapestry, ideology and counter voices in Southern Africa during apartheid1
The problem of epistemological critique in contemporary Decolonial theory1
How is workers’ education responding to the rising precariousness of work? Some international and South African examples1
Embodiments of love on the margins of Windhoek’s cinematic landscape1
Under waves of resilience – Dwesa-Cwebe: a case study on environmental policy and the expectation of resilience on South African coastal communities1
Ausi told me: why cape herstoriographies matter1
Our gods are as powerful as the God of Abraham: analysing the impetus-agitat on the rise of ézéńwànyì in Ǹsúkkà-Ìgbò, Southeastern Nigeria1
Small and joined in print: Ivan Vladislavić, “Tsafendas’s Diary,” and Staffrider magazine (1988)1
Seeing with the “Mother Theatre”: the sea and cinemas of Cape Town’s city centre1
No time to relax: waithood and work of young migrant street traders in Durban, South Africa1
Is being itself colonial?1
Nexus/Busara and the rise of modern Kenyan literature1
A tribute and a celebration of Bhekizizwe Peterson1
The ruins of the rural idyll: reconfiguring the image of the farm in Homeland and Five Fingers for Marseilles1
Is decolonisation Africanisation? The politics of belonging in the truly African university1
Rethinking resilience: South Africa and self-reliance1
A re-reading of Ben Kies’s “The Contribution of the Non European Peoples to World Civilisation”1
The contradictions of black consciousness: from Biko to RhodesMustFall1
The gendered character of welfare: reconsidering vulnerability and violence in South Africa1
From “dependency” to “decoloniality”? The enduring relevance of materialist political economy and the problems of a “decolonial” alternative1
Cape Littoral colonial constructions of barrenness and desire in Therese Benadé’s Kites of Good Fortune and Rayda Jacobs’s The Slave Book1
Perceived (ir)relevance: resilience and Visual Arts1
Doing things with “nothing”: the pragmatics of democratic multilingualism in South African parliamentary debate1
Laughter in the face of police brutality: an analysis of satirical memes on police brutality in Zimbabwe on August 16, 20191
Small magazines in Africa: ecologies and genealogies1
From apartheid to the planetary present: breaching time in Nadine Gordimer’s “Something Out There”1
Special Issue Cover Page1
The aesthetic politics of fighting for black economic freedom: between militant socialism, fascism and bling-bling1
J Sai Deepak’s India that is Bharat: Coloniality, Civilisation, Constitution . Bloomsbury 20211
The native body as blue ground: South Africa’s infrastructural production of race1