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Staff Profile: Professor Ndangwa Noyoo

 

   Prof Ndangwa Noyoo

   Degrees: BSW (UNZA), MPhil (Cantab.), PhD (Wits)   

   Position Title: Professor

   Location: Office 5.01, Leslie Social Sciences

   Building, Upper Campus, UCT

   E-mail: ndangwa.noyoo@uct.ac.za

   Tel: 021 650 3482

   Consultation Times: By Appointment. E-mail or call

   to request an appointment.

   Key roles in the Department:

   Teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate

   levels

   Supervision of Postgraduate students

 

Brief Biography:

Ndangwa Noyoo is a Professor in the Department of Social Development at the University of Cape Town. He previously worked at the University of Johannesburg in the Department of Social Work as an Associate Professor. He was also employed by the South African Government in the Department of Social Development as a Chief Director/Social Policy Specialist, and the University of the Witwatersrand’s Department of Social Work as a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of Department. He holds a Ph.D from the University of the Witwatersrand, Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Development Studies from Cambridge University and Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from the University of Zambia. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH) Paris, France from 2005 to 2006.


Research Interest Areas:

Social Policy, Social Development, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Public Policy, Comparative Social Policy, Social Policy and Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and Social Work.


Teaching Areas:

SWK5014S - Social and Economic Development

SWK4030F - Contemporary Families in a Changing Society

SWK3001F - Political Economy of the Social Service Professions

SWK4032S - Social Policy and Management

SWK4014S - Introduction to Social and Economic Development

Supervision of Doctoral and Master’s students


Recent Publications:

Noyoo, N. (Ed.) (2021). Social Welfare and Social Work in Southern Africa. Stellenbosch: Sun Media Press.

Gonçalves, M., Gutwald, R., Kleibl, T., Lutz, R., Noyoo, N., & Twikirize, J. (Eds.) (2021). The Coronavirus Crisis and Challenges to Social Development: Global Perspectives. Cham: Springer.

Noyoo, N. (2021). Beyond the Mining Sector: Broad-based Corporate Social Responsibility in Zambia. In S. O. Idowu (Ed.). Global Practices of Corporate Social Responsibility. (pp. 579-593). Cham: Springer International, Switzerland.

Noyoo, N., Seepamore, N., Ncube, M., & Sobantu, M. (2021). The evolution of social welfare and social work in South Africa. In N. Noyoo (Ed.), Social Welfare and Social Work in Southern Africa. Stellenbosch: Sun Media Press.

Noyoo, N. (2021). The origins and development of social welfare and social work in Zambia. In N. Noyoo (Ed.), Social Welfare and Social Work in Southern Africa. Stellenbosch: Sun Media Press.

Noyoo, N. (Ed.) (2020). Promoting Healthy Human Relationships in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Social Work and Social Development Perspectives. Cham: Springer.

Noyoo, N. (2020). Resurgent racism in South Africa and healthy human relationships. In N. Noyoo (Ed.), Promoting Healthy Human Relationships in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Social Work and Social Development Perspectives (pp. 21-34). Cham: Springer.

Noyoo, N., Matsea, T., & Dlamini, N. (2020). Promoting healthy human relationships with Sub-Saharan African immigrants in South Africa. In N. Noyoo (Ed.), Promoting Healthy Human Relationships in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Social Work and Social Development Perspectives (67-82). Cham: Springer.

Noyoo, N.  (2020). Social policy, social welfare, social security and social work spearheading the promotion of healthy human relationships in post-apartheid South Africa. In N. Noyoo (Ed.), Promoting Healthy Human Relationships in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Social Work and Social Development Perspectives (pp. 173-184). Cham: Springer.

Noyoo, N. (2020). Climate change in Southern Africa: Any role for Social Work? In M. P. Olivier, L. G. Mpedi & E.  Kalula (Eds.), Liber Amicorum: Essays in honour of Professor Edwell Kaseke and Dr Mathias Nyeti (pp. 57-70). Stellenbosch: Sun Media Press.

Kleibl, T., Lutz, R., Noyoo, N., Bunk, B., Dittmann, A., & Seepamore, B. (Eds.) (2019). The Routledge Handbook of Post-Colonial Social Work (1st ed.) London: Routledge.  

Noyoo, N. (2019). Social Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Social Re-engineering for Inclusive Development (1st ed.). Oxon: Routledge.

Noyoo, N. (2019). Pushing for autonomous African development. In K. Kliebl, R. Lutz, N. Noyoo, B. Bunk, A. Dittmann, & B. Seepamore (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Post-Colonial Social Work (pp. 244-257). London: Routledge.

Noyoo, N. (2019). Decolonising social work practice and social work education in post-colonial Africa. In K. Kliebl, R. Lutz, N. Noyoo, B. Bunk, A. Dittmann, & B. Seepamore (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Post-Colonial Social Work (pp. 261-268). London: Routledge.

Noyoo, N. (2019). The evolution of the family in Southern Africa. In F. Ross, S. Treichel, & R. Lutz (Eds.), Family Structure in Change: Challenges of Transformational Phenomenon (pp. 69-86). Oldenburg: Paulo Freire Verlag.

Ncube, M., & Noyoo, N. (2019). The search for relevance: Social work supervision in a social development approach in South Africa. In K. Kliebl, R. Lutz, N. Noyoo, B. Bunk, A. Dittmann & B. Seepamore (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Post-Colonial Social Work (pp. 337-347). London: Routledge.

Noyoo, N., & Boon, E. (Eds.) (2018). Indigenous Social Security Systems in Southern and West Africa. Stellenbosch: Sun Media Press.

Noyoo, N. (2018). The Evolution of Social Welfare Policy in Southern Africa. In V. Taylor & J. Triegaardt (Eds.), The political economy of social welfare policy in Africa (pp. 35-55). Cape Town: Oxford University Press.

Noyoo, N. (2018). Social welfare policy as a response to risks and vulnerabilities of families in South Africa. In V. Taylor & J. Triegaardt (Eds.), The political economy of social welfare policy in Africa (pp. 147-161). Cape Town: Oxford University Press.

Noyoo, N., & Sakala, B. M. (2018). Indigenous Social Security Systems in Zambia: Advancing a public policy agenda? In N. Noyoo & E. Boon (Eds.), Indigenous Social Security Systems in Southern and West Africa (pp. 87-104). Stellenbosch: Sun Media Press.

Noyoo, N., & Sobantu, M. (2018). Deconstructing and Decolonising Spatiality: Voluntary and affordable housing for a transforming Johannesburg. In M. T. Miyambo (Ed.), Reversing Urban Inequality in Johannesburg (pp. 35-42). London: Routledge.

Noyoo, N. (2018). Xenophobia and Social Welfare in South Africa. In L. Wagner, R. Lutz, C. Rehklau, & F. Ross (Eds.), Hanbuch Internationale Soziale Arbeit: Dimensionen – Konflikte – Positionen (pp. 145-158). Weinheim: Beltz, Juventus.

Noyoo, N. (2017). Social policy and welfare regimes typologies: Any relevance to South Africa? Sozialpolitik.ch, 2(2), 1-16.

Noyoo, N. (2017). Reflecting on Human Rights of Older Persons in South Africa. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work, 2(4), 108–116.

Noyoo, N. (2017). Brain Drain or Brain Gain? Leveraging Zambia’s Diaspora Dividend. In J. Mangala (Ed), Africa and its Global Diaspora: The Policy and Politics of Emigration. (pp. 313-330). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan/Springer.