School of Built Environment & Development Studies

Edmore Ntini 031-260-2289

  • Details

  • Position Lecturer;
  • Discipline Community Development;
  • CampusHoward College Campus
  • Office AddressC724 Shepstone Building Level 7

Degrees Held

  • BA
  • Grad. CE.
  • Hons BED
  • MA (Development Studies)

Research Interests

  • Civil Society
  • Institutions and Development
  • Gender Issues
  • Community development
  • Informal sector
  • Local economic development

Teaching Interests

  • Civic education
  • Community Development themes
  • Community-based development methods
  • Development Policy
  • Development Studies
  • Development Theories
  • Gender and Development
  • Institutions and Development
  • Local Economic development
  • Research Methods (Qualitative &Action research)
  • Social & political
  • Sociological Theories

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • E Ntini. 2014. Global financial institutions: The double-edged blades and instruments of Northern domination in International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol.4 No 1 p214-225; January 2014.
  • E Ntini. 2014. Postmodernism as an approach to policy studies – An overview in Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 5 No 6, May 2014.
  • E Ntini. 2014. The profound influences of political factors in policy processes in some developing countries in Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 5 No 23, November 2014.
  • E Ntini. 2016. Tracing the emergency of women and gender as an issue in the development debate: E Ntini. An overview in Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology Volume 7 No. 1, pp 44 – 55. January, 2016.
  • E Ntini. 2016. Today`s world: Can modernization theory still explain it convincingly? In Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology. Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology Volume 7 No. 1, pp 56 – 67.January, 2016.

Teaching Expertise

  • Civic education and development
  • Community Development
  • Development Policy
  • Development Theories
  • Institutions in Community Development
  • Integrated rural development
  • Local Economic Development
  • Research Methodology
  • Rural Development

Student Supervision

  • Maya, N. 2011. The challenges of running student rented accommodation as an income generating project in Vulindlela village – Honours (UniZul.)
  • Nyalunga, GS. 2011. The challenges of vending as a gender economic activity in Empangeni. – Honours (UniZul.)
  • Duma, CM. 2013. Challenges of Umhlabashane dam as a reliable source of water in Eluphepheni area in Umzumbe Municipality. – Honours (UniZul.)
  • Methule, MM. 2013. The provision of household sanitation facilities in Mluti settlement in Mbombela local Municipality, Mpumalanga province, South Africa. – Honours (UniZul.)
  • Mkwanazi MM. 2013. An assessment of community development projects in Albert Luthuli Municipality. – Honours (UniZul.)
  • Ingwani, S. 2014. Challenges faced by vendors in Cato Manor. – Honours UKZN
  • Khumalo, 2014. Challenges faced by vendors in War -Wick Junction- Honours UKZN
  • Nzama, QPZ. 2014. Threats facing Community Gardens as income generating projects in Echobeni area – Honours UKZN
  • Mkhize, PPF. 2015. Threats to Youth development Programmes – Honours UKZN
  • Nchabeleng, NLV. 2015. Strengths of the Durban Child and Youth Care Centre – Honours UKZN
  • Sithole, S 2015. Challenges in Income Generation Projects: community vegetable garden in UMlazi Township – Honours UKZN
  • Mbokazi, D. 2015. School-community partnership – Benefits for Ntambanana community in KwaZulu-Natal – Post Graduate Diploma UKZN
  • Ndlovu, ST. 2015. Perception of Youth in Mbali suburb on how their community benefits from the KwaZulu-Natal Museum – Post Graduate Diploma UKZN

Current Supervision

  • Lushozi, NP. 2016. Challenges faced by fruit street vendors in West Street, Durban – Honours UKZN
  • Magwaza, S. 2016. Ending xenophobia: Perceptions of a migrant family – Honours UKZN
  • Msweli, N. 2016.  Water provisioning in Mbulwane area of uMvoti Municipality – Master Arts (Community development) UKZN
  • Ngcobo, T. 2016. A case study of worker co-operatives and decent work in the Pinetown District of eThekwini Municipality   – Master Arts (Community development) UKZN
  • Ngcobo, T. 2016. The Role of Civic Education in Community Development – Postgraduate Diploma in Community development UKZN
  • Shandu, L. 201. Lack of political education for community development in South Africa: Perceptions of Social Science lecturers at Howard College, University of KwaZuluNatal – Honours UKZN
  • Zimasa, H. 2016. Challenges experienced by women street vendors in Nelson Mandela Road, Mthatha – Honours UKZN
  • Zulu, NT. 2016. The absence of civic education in South African communities: Perceptions of academic elites at Howard College, University of KwaZuluNatal – Honours UKZN