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/Professor Chipo Hungwe
Professor Chipo Hungwe

Position: Executive Dean

Department: Community Studies
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Qualifications:

  • PhD Sociology (UNISA)
  • MSc Sociology and Social Anthropology (UZ)
  • BSc Sociology (UZ)

Research Interests:

  • Ageing
  • Gender
  • Migration
  • Urban agriculture
  • Survival strategies
  • Work

Awards: The Lifetime Human Resources Special Contribution Award (Nov 2021) by the Blackbelt Human Capital Development Institute (BHCDI)

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Hungwe, C. 2022. A stubborn culture? Zimbabwean migrants and the quest for a decent burial during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of African Renaissance Studies https://doi.org/10.1080/18186874.2022.2025873 (in production)
  • Hungwe, C. 2022. Is urban agriculture sustaining the urban poor? A study of Grandmother Headed Households (GHHs) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Journal of Women & Aging https://doi.org/10.1080/08952841.2021.2020062 
  • Hungwe, C. 2021. Ageing in Zimbabwe: Reflections 41 years after independence. International Spotlight. The Gerontologist, http://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnab138
  • Hungwe, C. 2020. Hanging in there: Zimbabwean migrant workers in Johannesburg. Journal of Community Positive Practices 20 (3): 54-76, http://jppc.ro/en/index.php/jppc/article/view/382/333
  • Hungwe, C. 2017. Motivations for remitting behaviour of Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg. Journal of Identity and  Migration Studies, 11(1): 47-64,  http://www.e-migration.ro/jims/Vol11No12017/JIMS.pdf#page=49
  • Hungwe, C. 2015b. When in Joburg relatives show their true colours: the changing role of the family as a source of social capital among Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg, Nordic Journal of Migration Research, 5 (3):143-151, http://doi.org/10.1515/njmr-2015-0017
  • Hungwe, C. 2015a. The uses of social capital among Zimbabwean migrants in Tembisa and Kempton Park, South Africa. Africa Review, 7(2):121-133, http://dx.org/10.1080/09744053.2015.1030868
  • Hungwe, C. 2014., Zimbabwean migrant entrepreneurs in Kempton park and Tembisa, Johannesburg: challenges and opportunities, Journal of Enterprising Culture, 22(3):349-373. http://dx.org/10.1142/S0218495814500150 
  • Hungwe, C., Gelderblom, D. 2014, Understanding the social exclusion of Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg, South Africa. Journal of Community Positive Practices XIV (1)75-91, www.jppc.ro/reviste/JCPP.Nr.12014/articole/art07.pdf
  • Hungwe, C. 2013, Survival strategies of Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg. Journal of Community Positive Practices Xiii (3):52-73, www.jppc.ro/reviste/JCPPNr.3 2013/articole/art04.pdf
  • Hungwe, C. 2012a. The migration experience and multiple identities of Zimbabwean migrants in South Africa. Online Journal of Social Sciences Research 1(5): 132-138 www.onlineresearchjournals.org/jss/cont/2012/aug/htm.
  • Hungwe, C. 2012b. Contagion or calculated rationality? Rethinking crowd behaviour in recent xenophobic outbreaks in South Africa: explaining the killing of Farai Kujirichita in the Diepsloot township of Johannesburg, South Africa. Lwati: A Journal of Contemporary Research 9 (4):128-142. 
  • Mutambara, S. and Hungwe, C. 2011. Challenges of Employee Retention in two Non-Governmental Organisations operating in Zimbabwe. The Dyke 5 (1): 65-86. 
  • Hungwe, C. 2011c. A Review of the Challenges and Survival Strategies of University workers during the economic crisis: A case study of the Midlands State University (MSU) Workers in International Journal of Psychological Studies (IJPS) 3 (2): 249-265, http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijps/article/view/11284 
  • Hungwe, C. 2011b. ’Small Houses’: Disruptions or Re-Ordering Sexuality in Zimbabwe? JeNda A Journal of Culture and African women’s Studies,19: 59-69, www.africaknowledgeproject.org/index.php/jenda/article/view/636
  • Hungwe, C. 2011a. The meaning of institutionalisation to older Africans: A case study of a Zimbabwean old people’s home. Electronic Journal of Psychology (EJAP) 7(1): 37-42, http://ojs.lib.swin.edu.au/index/php/ejap/article/viewFile/219/240 
  • Hungwe, C. 2010b. Just Joking? Investigating Sexual Harassment in a Department Store in Gweru, Zimbabwe. LWATI Journal Volume Number 7(1):363 – 379, https://doi.org/10.4314/v7i1.6065
  • Hungwe, E. and Hungwe, C. 2010b., Nationhood and Women in Post colonial African Literature” Journal of Comparative Literature and Culture 12(3): 1-6, http://docs.lib.purdue.edu.clcweb/vol12/iss3/1/. 
  • Hungwe, E & Hungwe, C. 2010a. Interrogating Notions of Nationhood, Nation and Globalisation in Postcolonial Africa: A Textual Analysis of Four African Novels. 452’F Journal of Literature 2:30-47.
  • Hungwe, C. 2010a. Evaluating older persons’ perceptions on their quality of life in an old people’s institution: A Zimbabwean case study, Journal of Applied Gerontology 29(3): 333-351, www.jag.sagepub.com/content/29/3/333.
  • Kasayira, J.M. Chipandambira,K.,. Hungwe, C. And Mupawose. 2007, Stressors and coping Strategies of State University Students in a Developing Country. Journal Of Psychology In Africa 17(1):45-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14330237.2007.1082143
  • Hungwe, C. 2007, The Effectiveness Of Practising Urban Agriculture As A Survival Strategy Among Gweru Urban Farmers In Zimbabwe. Urban Agriculture Magazine Number 18 August 2007.
  • Hungwe, C. 2006, Putting Them In Their Place: Respectable And Unrespectable Women In Zimbabwean Gender Struggles. Feminist Africa 6: 33-47, www.agi.ac.za/sites/agi.ac.za/files/fa_6_feature_article_3.pdf

PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPER PUBLICATIONS

  • Hungwe, C. 2017. Of crocodiles, magumaguma, hyenas, and malayitsha: Zimbabweans crossing the Limpopo in search of a better life in South Africa . The paper is published as Chapter 32 of The Migration Conference 2017 Conference proceedings by Transnational Press London, pages 363-372, ISBN: 1910781541, 9781910781548). https://www.tplondon.com/product/the-migration-conference-2017/.
  • Kasayira, J.M., Chipandambira, K. S. and Hungwe, C. 2007. Stressors faced by university students and their coping strategies: a case study of midlands state university students in Zimbabwe. 37 SEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIA-22 10-13 October, 2007. Milwaukee, WI. 1-4244-1084-3/07. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2007.4417807.

CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS

  • Hungwe, C. 2021. “Here and there: COVID:19 and Zimbabwe’s indignation against its returnees. A paper  presented at the Sixth International Conference on Hate Studies: Justice and Equity: Challenging Hate and Inspiring Hope, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA 4-6, November 2021.
  • Hungwe, C. 2019. The role of urban agriculture in ensuring food security and social inclusion in the city: A study of grandparent Headed Households in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. A paper presented at the 2nd International workshop of the Network for urban agriculture, Landscape Justice and Migrants Inclusion: Practices and strategies of integration (URBAMI), Southern Sun Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 29 October 2019.
  • Hungwe, C. 2018. The precarious lives of Zimbabwean migrant workers in Johannesburg. Presented at the 18th International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) in Seoul, South Korea, July 23-27, 2018.
  • Hungwe, C. 2017. Of crocodiles, magumaguma, hyenas, and malayitsha: Zimbabweans crossing the Limpopo in search of a better life in South Africa at The Migration Conference, Harokopio University Athens, Greece August 23-26, 2017. 
  • Hungwe, C. 2013. Profiles of self employed Zimbabwean migrants in Tembisa and Kempton Park: challenges and opportunities. A paper presented at the 12th Social Sciences Research Seminar Series at the Midlands State University, Zimbabwe on 16 October 2013.
  • Hungwe, C. and Gelderblom, D. 2013. Going Egoli: the migration experience of recent Zimbabwean migrants to Kempton Park, South Africa. A paper presented at the XIX South African Sociological Association (SASA) conference at UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa, 30 June -3 July 2013.
  • Kasayira, J.M., Chipandambira, K. S. and Hungwe, C. 2007. Stressors faced by university students and their coping strategies: a case study of midlands state university students in Zimbabwe. 37 SEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIA-22 10-13 October, 2007. Milwaukee, WI. 1-4244-1084-3/07.

   

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