Journal of Southern African Studies

(The H4-Index of Journal of Southern African Studies is 19. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Land Reform, Growth and Equity: Emerging Evidence from Zimbabwe's Resettlement Programme68
Tracking Livelihood Change: Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Perspectives from North-East Ghana65
Amnesty International? The Nature, Scale and Impact of Capital Flight from South Africa50
Growing from the roots: reflections on peasant research in central and Southern Africa47
Sophiatown: the view from afar33
‘Day Zero’, Hydraulic Citizenship and the Defence of the Commons in Cape Town: A Case Study of the Politics of Water and its Infrastructures (2017–2018)33
Ethnic identity as performance: lessons from Namaqualand32
Migrants and mothers: case‐studies from Botswana31
Land for Housing: A Political Resource – Reflections from Zimbabwe’s Urban Areas29
From May 2008 to 2011: Xenophobic Violence and National Subjectivity in South Africa29
From a Phone Call to the High Court: Wayeyi Visibility and the Kamanakao Association's Campaign for Linguistic and Cultural Rights in Botswana28
Male Attitudes to Family Planning in the Era of HIV/AIDS: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa25
Resistance to ‘betterment’ in the Transkei: a case study from Willowvale district25
'CAMPFIRE is not for Ndebele Migrants': The Impact of Excluding Outsiders from CAMPFIRE in the Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe24
NGOs and the Constitutional Debate in Zimbabwe: from Inclusion to Exclusion22
Joyini inkomo: cattle advances and the origins of migrancy from Pondoland22
Ekhayeni: Rural–Urban Migration, Belonging and Landscapes of Home in South Africa22
Land Reform, Growth and Equity: Emerging Evidence from Zimbabwe's Resettlement Programme ‐ A Sequel21
Shifts from Old to New Social and Ecological Environments in the Lesotho Highlands Water Scheme; Relocating Residents of the Mohale Dam Area19