Sandile Sam Mbokazi
Position Lecturer
Discipline Community Development
Phone 031 260 2704
Email mbokaziss@ukzn.ac.za
Campus Howard College
Office Address Shepstone Building 7th floor, C719
Other Research Profiles ResearchGate

Degrees Held

  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)
  • Master of Social Science

Research Interests

  • Integrated community development
  • Integrated development planning
  • Rural development
  • Sustainable development
  • Local government
  • Traditional leadership
  • School governance

Teaching Interests

  • Integrated community development
  • Integrated development planning
  • Rural development
  • Sustainable development
  • Local government
  • Traditional leadership
  • School governance

Publications / Selected Publications

Books/ Research Reports

  • Institutional Linkages between Traditional Leadership and Local Government with Reference to Planning, 2008
  • Planning in Different Socio-Cultural Contexts, 2010
  • Land Use Management Systems in Rural Areas, 2010
  • Spatial Planning in Rural KwaZulu-Natal Toolkit, 2010
  • Community Experiences of Engaging Elected Political Representatives Using Mobile Phone Technology in KwaZulu-Natal, 2014

Journal Articles

  • Mbokazi, S and Bhengu, T (2008) An Unexplored Partnership: The Influence of Traditional Leaders on Schooling, Journal of Education, 44:49-66
  • Mbokazi, S and Bhengu, T (2012) Critical Reflections on Rural Poverty: Towards Re-Orienting Rural Development in KwaZulu-Natal, Development Diaries, 1:28-40

Chapters in Books

  • Sithole, MP and Mbokazi, SS (2010) Grappling with Voice through Research: The Commission at Sunset, Planning and Development in KwaZulu-Natal: The Legacy of the Provincial Planning Commission, p183-209
  • Mbokazi, SS (2010) Perceptions of the Commission, Planning and Development in KwaZulu-Natal: The Legacy of the Provincial Planning Commission, p210-232
  • Mbokazi, SS (2012) School-Community Relations as a Case for School Governance and Support in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, Education Leadership, Management and Governance in South Africa, p211-226

Community Involvement

  • Facilitating dialogues in Mkhambathini for a Water Upgrade Project
  • Member of an NPO, Uluntu Community Development Organisation
  • Member of New Beginnings Bible Church

Teaching Expertise

  • Introduction to Community Development
  • Issues in Community Development
  • Local Government and Community Development
  • Programme Project Planning
  • Project Management and Sustainability
  • Principles of Community Development
  • Ethical Issues and Social Responsibility
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies: Participatory Action Research

Student Supervision (Honours, Masters, PhD …)

  • Mr. Sabelo Mkhize –completed UKZN Honours in Community Development in 2014
  • Mr. Wiseman Sangweni –completed UKZN Honours in Public Policy in 2014
  • Mr. Dumisani Mbokazi –completed MANCOSA Honours in Public Administration in 2014
  • Mr. Andile Ndimande –currently doing UKZN Honours in Community Development in 2015
  • Mr. Mlondolozi Mthembu –currently doing UKZN Honours in Community Development in 2015
  • Ms. Ntheno Nchabeleng –currently doing UKZN Honours in Community Development in 2015
  • Ms. Zamandosi Mthethwa –currently doing UKZN Honours in Community Development in 2015
  • Mrs. Buhle Zondi –currently doing UKZN Masters in Public Policy in 2015

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