Piet Croucamp

Piet Croucamp

Dr Piet Croucamp
Faculty of Humanities
Department of Politics


Piet Croucamp holds a D.Phil from University of the Free State. He teaches both under-graduate and post-graduate courses since 1994, first at the University of the North (now University of Limpopo) and since 2000 at Vista University. From January 2005 he was responsible for teaching Research Methods to post-graduate learners, and also for a course on statistical software, SPSS. His main research interest is the quantification of social concepts and measurability of social cohesion.

Articles In Refereed Journals


Croucamp, P. Openbare uitsaaiwese en politieke intervensionisme in ’n postbevrydings-samelewing: Die SAUK en kompeterende meta-narratiewe (regime voorkeure) / Public broadcasting and political interventionism in a post liberation society: The SABC and contending meta-narratives (regime preferences). Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe. Jaargang 49 Nommer 1, Maart 2009/Volume 49 Number 1, March 2009. pp 85-92.

Croucamp, P. Teaching Software Techonology in the Social Sciences – Quantitative Data Analysis and Solutions. Journal of Public Administration. Vol. 44. No. 4.2. November 2009.


Croucamp, P. & G van Dijk. ‘The Social Origins of the Developmental State: Reflections on South Africa and its Local Sphere of Governance’. Journal of Public Administration (SAAPAM), Volume 42, Number 5.1


“Confronting Conditions of Scarcity: The Public Service of South Africa and the Significance of Social Capital”. Published in peer reviewed Conference Proceedings: September 2006 edition of the Journal of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM). (INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED JOURNAL)

With Malan, L “The Intitutionalisation of Social Capital”. Journal of Public Administration (SAAPAM), Volume 41, Number 4.1, December 2006. (INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED JOURNAL)


“Theorising the Social Capital of Crime in South Africa”. Published in Acta Criminologica Vol 17. No 3. (ACCREDITED JOURNAL)


“The Social Origins of the Taxi Industry”. Published in SAE - South African Encyclopedia (CD Rom), Van Schaiks.
“State-Societal Relations in Contested Confines: Corporatist Regimes and the Informal Political Economy with Reference to South Africa”. Published in April 2003 edition of the Journal of Public Administration and Management. Vol 38. No 1. (SAAPAM). (INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED JOURNAL)


“The Informalisation of Authority and the Criminalisation of the South African Political Economy”. Published in Acta Criminologica, Vol 13. No 4. (ACCREDITED JOURNAL)


“Accommodation and Consolidation of Control: Competing Perceptions of Justice and Social Order in the Taxi Transport Industry”. Published in Journal for Contemporary History. Vol. 26, No 1, June 2001. (ACCREDITED JOURNAL)

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