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Prof. Tom Lodge

Biography


Tom Lodge BA, B Phil & Ph D (York), is Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Dean, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick. Before his arrival in Limerick in 2005 he was Professor of Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has also held positions at the University of York, the Social Science Research Council in New York, and the Electoral Institute of Southern Africa.  In 1999 - 2000 he was Chair of the Africa Institute in Pretoria and between 2004 and 2005 he served on the Research Assessment Executive Evaluation Committee of the National Research Foundation in Pretoria. General research interests: African political parties, democratisation, post conflict politics, late development, political corruption.

                      

Research Interests

Peace and Conflict Studies; Comparative Politics; African Studies; Electoral Laws, Regulations and Procedures.

Teaching Interests

African political parties, democratisation, post conflict politics, late development, political corruption.      

PO4008 African Politics
PO5162 Foreign Aid and Development                

Publications

Book

2006

Book Chapter

2012

The case of South Africa: The Development of Party Politics in a Transitional Democracy
Tom Lodge
Political Parties in Transition: A DIPD Reader

2011

Resistance and Reform, 1973-1994
Tom Lodge
The Cambridge History of South Africa

2009

Revolution deferred: from armed struggle to liberal democracy: the ANC in South Africa
Lodge, T
Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding: Moving from Violence to sustainable peace

2008

South Africa
Lodge, T
Introduction to Comparative Politics Brief Edition

2008

African National Congress
Lodge, T
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Volume 1 Second Edition

2007

'The ANC resurgent'
Lodge, T
New History of South Africa

2005

Introduction
Lodge, T
History of the Left in South Africa: Writings of Baruch Hirson

2005

Political Studies in South Africa: A Personal Perspective
Lodge, T
The Vrije Universiteit and South Africa

2005

The African National Congress: There is No Party Like It; Ayikho Efana Nayo
Lodge, T
Electoral Politics in South Africa: Assessing the First Democratic Decade

2003

Southern Africa
Lodge, T
Trans[arency International Global Corruption Report 2003

2003

South Africa
Kesselman, M; Krieger, J - Lodge, T
Introduction to Comparative Politics, Third Edition

2002

South Africa
Lodge, T; Kadima, D; Pottie, D
Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa, Electoral institute of Southern Africa

2002

Political Corruption in South Africa: Corruption in a post-Apartheid state
Lodge, T
Political Corruption: Concepts and Contexts

2000

Nelson Mandela: political saint in a new democracy
Cubitt, G; Warren, A - Lodge, T
Heroic Reputations and Exemplary Lives

1997

South Africa, Opposition to Racial Oppression
Lodge, T
Protest, Power and Change

1996

Soldiers of the Storm: A profile of the Azanian Liberation Army
Cilliers, J; Reichardt, M - Lodge, T
About Turn: The Transformation of the South African Military and Intelligence

1990

Sanctions are indispensable
Lodge, T
The Sanctions Report: Documents and Statistics

1989

Sanctions and Black Political Organisations
Lodge, T
Sanctions Against Apartheid, Cape Town: David Philip and London: Catholic Institute for International Relations

1989

South African Politics
Lodge, T
Handbooks to the Modern World: Africa, Volume 2, New York: Facts on File

1989

The United Democratic Front: Leadership and Ideology
Lodge, T
Can South Africa Survive? Five Minutes to Midnight

1989

Afterword
Lodge, T
117 Days

1987

Political mobilisation during the 1950s: an East London case study
Lodge, T
The politics of race, class and nationalism in twentieth-century South Africa

Conference Contribution


Other Journal

2006

Irish Electoral Politics
Lodge, T
Journal of African Elections

2003

How the South African Electoral System was Negotiated
Lodge, T
Journal of African Elections

2001
1996
1995
1994

The Final Transition
Lodge, T
Indicator South Africa

1992
1992

The African National Congress in the 1990s
Lodge, T; Moss, G; Obery, I
The South African Review VI, Johannesburg: Ravan

1990

People's war or negotiation: African National Congress strategies in the 1980s
Lodge, T; Moss, G; Obery, I
South African Review V, Johannesburg: Ravan Press

1990

Charters from the Past: The African National Congress and its Historiographical Traditions
Lodge, T
Radical History Review Reprinted in Joshua Brown et al (eds.), History from South Africa, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991, pp. 119-143

1987

State of Exile: The African National Congress of South Africa
Lodge, T
Third World Quarterly (London) Philip Frankel et al (eds.), State, Resistance and Change in South Africa, London: Croom Helm, 1988, pp. 229-258.

1987

The African National Congress after the Kabwe Conference
Lodge, T
South African Review IV, Johannesburg: Ravan

1986

The African National Congress: Kabwe and After
Lodge, T
International Affairs Bulletin (Johannesburg)

1986

L'UDF et la revolte dan les 'townships'
Lodge, T; Swilling, M
Les Temps Modernes (Paris)

1986

Remembering the Freedom Charter
Lodge, T
South African Labour Bulletin (Johannesburg

1984

The African National Congress, 1983
Lodge, T
South African Review II, Johannesburg: Ravan Press

1983

The African National Congress in 1982
Lodge, T
South African Review I, Johannesburg: Ravan Press

1979

Angola, the 1961 Rebellion
Lodge, T
Work in Progress, Johannesburg

1979

Mozambique: Problems of Reconstruction
Lodge, T
International Affairs Bulletin, Johannesburg

1978

Nigerian Literature and the Civil War
Lodge, T
Work in Progress, Johannesburg

1978

The ANC in the Rand Townships
Lodge, T
Africa Perspective, Johannesburg

Other Publication

2012

The Rise and Fall of Apartheid
Lodge, T
Canadian Journal Of Political Science-Revue Canadienne De Science Politique DOI: 10.1017/S0008423912000546

2009

The South African Developmental State?
Lodge, T
Journal Of Southern African Studies DOI: 10.1080/03057070802685684

2008

The Road to Democracy in South Africa, Volume 2
Lodge, T
South African Historical Journal

2008

Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction
Lodge, T
Journal Of Southern African Studies DOI: 10.1080/03057070802456888

2008

Are You With Us? The Story of a PAC Activist
Lodge, T
South African Historical Journal

2008

Nelson Mandela: A Biography
Lodge, T
Journal Of Southern African Studies

Peer Reviewed Journal

2012

Reflections on Black Politics in South Africa since 1945
Tom Lodge
South African Historical Journal

2009

The South African developmental state (review essay)
Lodge, T
Journal Of South African Studies

2006
2006
2005
2004

The ANC and the development of party politics in South Africa
Lodge, T
Journal Of Modern African Studies

2001

The Namibian Elections of 1999
Lodge, T
Democratization

2001
2001
1998

Political Corruption in South Africa
Lodge, T
African Affairs

1998

The Southern African Post-Colonial State
Lodge, T
Journal Of Commonwealth And Comparative Politics

1995

L'ANC dans la nouvelle Afrique du Sud
Lodge, T
Les Temps Moderne

1991

A Liberal of another colour
Lodge, T
Transformation

1990

Perceptions of agrarian issues in black politics
Lodge, T
Development Southern Africa

1986

The Second Consultative Conference of the ANC
Lodge, T
South Africa International

1986

L'UDF et la revolte dan les townships
Lodge, T; Swilling, M
Les Temps Moderne

1984

The African National Congress in South Africa, 1976-1983
Lodge, T
Journal Of Contemporary African Studies (Pretoria)

1982

The Paarl Insurrection
Lodge, T
African Studies Review

1981

The Destruction of Sophiatown
Lodge, T
Journal Of Modern African Studies

1978

The Cape Town Troubles, March-April, 1960
Lodge, T
Journal Of South African Studies