Journal of Southern African Studies

(The TQCC of Journal of Southern African Studies is 5. 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
From May 2008 to 2011: Xenophobic Violence and National Subjectivity in South Africa29
Land for Housing: A Political Resource – Reflections from Zimbabwe’s Urban Areas29
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
Joyini inkomo: cattle advances and the origins of migrancy from Pondoland22
Ekhayeni: Rural–Urban Migration, Belonging and Landscapes of Home in South Africa22
NGOs and the Constitutional Debate in Zimbabwe: from Inclusion to Exclusion22
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
Governance in Public–Private Partnerships in South Africa: Some Lessons from the Gautrain16
Belonging, Indigeneity, Land and Nature in Southern Africa under Neoliberal Capitalism: An Overview16
Mental Colonisation or Catharsis? Theatre, democracy and cultural struggle from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe15
From Top-down to Bottom-up: The Difficult Case of the Blantyre City Fuelwood Project15
From Family Solidarity to Social Classes: Urban Stratification in Angola (Luanda and Ondjiva)*15
The Mnangagwa Era? Periodisation and Politics in Zimbabwe12
Between ‘Artificial Economics’ and the ‘Discipline of the Market’: Sasol from Parastatal to Privatisation12
Civil Society in Southern Africa – Transformers from Below?12
‘Our respect for water is what you have termed fear’: The Ocean in the Poetry of Ronelda S. Kamfer and Koleka Putuma12
From Reserve to Homeland: Local Identities and South African Policy in Southern Namibia10
From Diamonds to Gold: The Making of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, 1880–189010
Bokoni: Old Structures, New Paradigms? Rethinking Pre-colonial Society from the Perspective of the Stone-Walled Sites in Mpumalanga10
Early Struggles over Water: From Private to Public Water Utility in the City of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, 1894–1924*9
Institutional Arrangements for Water Resource Use: A Case Study from Southern Zimbabwe*9
Cultural Entrepreneurs, Proto-Nationalism and Women's Testimony Writings: From the South African War to 1940*8
Power-Sharing in Zanzibar: From Zero-Sum Politics to Democratic Consensus?8
Durban and Cape Town as Port Cities: Reconsidering Southern African Studies from the Indian Ocean8
Marikana Commission of Inquiry: From Narratives Towards History8
Public and Private Space in Contemporary South Africa: Perspectives from Post-Apartheid Literature7
Giving Land (Back)? The Meaning of Land in the Indigenous Politics of the South Kalahari Bushmen Land Claim, South Africa7
‘From confusion to Lusaka’: the youth revolt in Sekhukhuneland7
Karoo Futures: Astronomy in Place and Space – Introduction7
Review article — lessons from America: the writings of David Roediger7
Afrophobia in Mzansi? Evidence from the 2013 South African Social Attitudes Survey6
Land from the Ancestors: Popular Religious Pilgrimage along the South Africa–Lesotho Border6
The ‘Partnership’ Hoax: How the British Government Deprived Central Africans of their Rights6
Victims of the Rhodesian Immigration Policy: Polish Refugees from the Second World War5
Constitutional Courts as Democratic Consolidators: Insights from South Africa after 20 Years5
Crowd Renting or Struggling from Below? The Concerned Citizens' Forum in Mpumalanga Township, Durban, 1999–20055
Translating the Nation: From Plaatje to Mpe5
‘Far from home’: the origins and significance of the Afro‐Caribbean community in South Africa to 19305
The flight from politics: an analysis of the South African reception of ‘poppie nongena‘5
Elusive Identities: Karoo |Xam Descendants and the Square Kilometre Array5