Prof. John J. Williams
|Department:||School of Government (SOG)|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences|
|Qualifications:||PhD (MUP), (Illinois, USA); HED (Cum Laude), M.A. (UCT), HED (Cum Laude), BA HONS, BA (UWC)|
|Research publications in this repository|
|More about me:||here and here|
|Tel:||021 959 3807|
|Fax:||021 959 3826|
Transformative sensemaking: Development in Whose Image? Keyan Tomaselli and the semiotics of visual representation (Overseas Publishers Association, 2000)The defining and distinguishing feature of homo sapiens is its ability to make sense of the world, i.e. to use its intellect to understand and change both itself and the world of which it is an integral part. It is against ...
(Elsevier, 2000)This paper discusses transformation as a multi-dimensional concept to effect social change in South African society in the post-apartheid era. The policy implications of such a variegated understanding of social change ...
The politics of social change and the transition to democratic governance: Community participation in post-apartheid South Africa (Juta, 2008)Community participation, i.e. the direct involvement/engagement of ordinary people in the affairs of planning, governance and overall development programs at the local or grassroots level, has become an integral part of ...
The Everyday at Grassroots level: poverty, protest and social change in post-apartheid South Africa (CLACSO, 2009)This paper posits that social change derives from how the everyday is encountered, analyzed and experienced at the grassroots level. Drawing extensively from the seminal work of Henri Lefebvre, the paper argues that for ...
Citizenship, community participation and social change: The case of area coordinating teams in Cape Town, South Africa (Wiley, 2004)Social change does not roll in under the wheels of inevitability On the contrary; we have to organize for it, mobilize for it, struggle for it and indeed, plan for it. This is especially so in a country such as South Africa, ...
(IOL, 2012)This tribute to Prof Gerwel has been triggered by a picture on p 2 of the Cape Times, 29 Nov 2012, of a group of students, he addressed in 1977 [not 1973] as I was reading for my Honours degree in Geography. As students ...
Towards universal health coverage: Exploring the determinants of household enrolment into National Health Insurance in the Kassena Nankana District, Ghana (Faculty of Integrated Development Studies, University for Development studies, 2015)This study investigates the determinants of household participation in National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Kassena-Nankana District in Ghana. In order to achieve this purpose, a cross-sectional survey was used ...
(European Scientific Institute, 2014)This paper examines the historical development of health policy in Ghana within the framework of financial, geographical accessibility and the availability of health care. Historically, health policy has been urban ...