Department of Geography

JoAnn McGregor

Publications

Politics, Patronage and the State in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's New Diaspora Crossing the Zambezi Social History and African Environments Violence and Memory: One Hundred Years in the 'Dark Forests' of Matabeleland, Zimbabwe

Books

 Journal (whole issue)

  • Alexander, J., Tendi, M., McGregor, J. (2013).  Politics, Patronage and Violence: Zimbabwe Special issue, Journal of Southern African Studies, 39 (4). ISSN 0305-7070.
  • Hammar, A., Landau, L., McGregor,J. (2010). The Zimbabwe Crisis Through the Lens of Displacement. Journal of Southern African Studies, 36 (2).  ISSN: 0305-7070.
  • Fontein, J., Marsland, R. and McGregor, J. (2008). The Power of Water: Landscape, Water and the State in Southern and Eastern Africa, Journal of Southern African Studies, 34 (4). ISSN: 0305-7070.
  • McGregor, J., Schumaker, L. (2006). Heritage in Southern Africa, Journal of Southern African Studies, 33 (4). ISSN: 0305-7070.
  • McGregor, J. (2005), The Politics of Landscape in Southern Africa, Journal of Historical Geography, 31 (2). ISSN: 0305-7488.
  • Beall, J., Beinart,W., McGregor, J., Potts, D., Simon, D. (2000). African Environments, Journal of Southern African Studies, 26 (4). ISSN: 0305-7070.
  • Alexander, J., Littlejohn, G., McGregor, J. (1998). Mozambique Special Issue, Journal of Southern African Studies, 24 (1). ISSN: 0305-7070.
  • McGregor, J., Grove, R. (1995). Zimbabwe Special Issue. Environment and History, 1 (3).

 Journal articles

  • McGregor, J. and D. Pasura (2014). ‘Introduction: Frameworks for analysing conflict diasporas and the case of Zimbabwe’ African Diaspora, 7 (1)
  • Kufakurinani, U., J. McGregor and D. Pasura (2014). ‘A crisis of expectation? Transnational parenting and the emergence of “diaspora orphans” in Zimbabwe’.  African Diaspora, 7 (1)
  • McGregor, J. (2014). ‘Sentimentality or Speculation? Diaspora investment, crisis economies and urban transformation’ Geoforum, 56: 172–181
  • Alexander, J. and J. McGregor (2013). ‘Introduction: Politics, Patronage and Violence in  Zimbabwe’, Journal of Southern African Studies, 39 (4): 749-763.
  • McGregor, J. (2013) ‘Surveillance and the City: patronage, power-sharing and the politics of urban control in Zimbabwe’, Journal of Southern African Studies, 39 (4): 783-805McGregor, J. (2012) ‘Rethinking Immigration Detention: Removal Centres as Spaces of Religious Revival’, Political Geography, 31, 4: 236-246
  • McGregor, J. (2012) ‘Rethinking the Boundaries of the Nation: Histories of Cross Border Mobility and Zimbabwe’s New “Diaspora”’, Critical African Studies, 6, 1-22.
  • McGregor, J. (2011). ‘Contestations and Consequences of Deportability: Hunger Strikes and the Political Agency of Non-Citizens’, Citizenship Studies, 15, 5, 597-612.
  • McGregor, J. and D. Pasura (2010) ‘Diasporic Repositioning and the Politics of Re-engagement: Developmentalising Zimbabwe’s Diaspora?’ The Round Table, Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 99 (411) 1-17.
  • Hammar, A., McGregor, J. and L. Landau (2010). ‘Displacing Zimbabwe: Crisis and Construction in Southern Africa’, Journal of Southern African Studies 36, 2.
  • McGregor, J. (2009). ‘Associational Links with Home Among Zimbabweans in Britain: Reflections on Long Distance Nationalisms', Global Networks 9(2), 185-208.
  • McGregor, J. (2008). ‘Abject Spaces, Transnational Calculations: Zimbabweans in Britain Navigating Work, Class and the Law’, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 3(4), 466-482.
  • McGregor, J. (2008). ‘Children and “African Values”: Zimbabwean Professionals in Britain Reconfiguring Family Life’, Environment and Planning A 40(3), 596-614.
  • McGregor, J. (2008). ‘Patrolling Kariba's Waters: State Authority, Fishing and the Border Economy’, Journal of Southern African Studies 34(4), 861-880.
  • McGregor, J. (2007). ‘Joining the BBC (British Bottom Cleaners): Zimbabweans and the UK Care Industry’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 33(5), 801-824.
  • McGregor, J., Schumaker, L. (2006). ‘Heritage in Southern Africa: Imagining and Marketing Public Culture and History’, Journal of Southern African Studies 32(4), 649-665.
  • McGregor, J. (2005). ‘Crocodile Crimes: People Versus Wildlife and the Politics of Postcolonial Conservation on Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe’, Geoforum 36(3), 353-369.
  • McGregor, J. (2005). ‘Landscape, Politics and the Historical Geography of Southern Africa’, Journal of Historical Geography 31(2),205-219.
  • McGregor, J. (2005). ‘The Social Life of Ruins: Sites of Memory and the Politics of a Zimbabwean Periphery’, Journal of Historical Geography 31(2), 316-337.
  • Alexander J., McGregor, J. (2004). ‘War Stories: Guerrilla Narratives of Zimbabwe's Liberation War’, History Workshop Journal 75(1), 79-100.
  • McGregor, J. (2003). ‘Landscape, Tourism and the Geographical Imagination: The Victoria Falls 1900-1940’, Journal of Southern African Studies 29(3), 717-739.
  • McGregor, J. (2002). ‘The Politics of Disruption: War Veterans and the Local State in Zimbabwe’, African Affairs 101(402), 9-37.
  • Alexander, J., McGregor, J. (2001). ‘Land, Elections and the Politics of Opposition in Zimbabwe: A Matabeleland Perspective’, Journal of Agrarian Change 1(4), 501-533.
  • Alexander, J., McGregor, J. (2000). ‘Wildlife and Politics: Campfire in Zimbabwe’, Development and Change 31(3), 605-627.
  • McGregor, J., Ranger, T.O. (2000). ‘Displacement and Disease: Epidemics and Ideas about Malaria in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe’, Past and Present 167, 203-237.
  • McGregor, J. (1998). ‘Violence and Social Change in a Border Economy: War in the Maputo Hinterland 1984-1992’, Journal of Southern African Studies 23(2), 187-203.
  • Alexander, J., McGregor, J. (1997). ‘Modernity and Ethnicity in a Frontier Society: Understanding Difference in Northwestern Zimbabwe’, Journal of Southern African Studies 23(2), 187-203.
  • McGregor, J. (1995). ‘Conservation, Control and Ecological Change: The Politics and Ecology of Colonial Conservation in Shurugwi, Zimbabwe' Environment and History 1(3), 257-280.
  • McGregor, J. (1994). ‘Climate Change and Involuntary Migration: Implications for Food Scarcity’ Food Policy 19(2), 120-133.
  • McGregor, J. (1994). ‘Woodland Pattern and Structure in a Peasant Farming Area of Zimbabwe: Ecological Determinants and Present and Past Use’ Forest Ecology and Management 63(2-3), 97-133.
  • McGregor, J. (1994). ‘People Without Fathers. Mozambicans in Swaziland 1893-1993’ Journal of Southern African Studies 20(4), 545-567.
  • McGregor, J. (1994). ‘Environmental Knowledge Under Scrutiny’ Journal of Southern African Studies 20(2), 319-326.

 Book chapters

  • McGregor, J. (2010). ‘Between Obligation, Profit and Shame: Zimbabweans and the UK Care Industry’, in Crush, J. (ed) Zimbabwe: Crisis and Exodus. Toronto and Johannesburg: IDRC and Idasa Publishing.
  • McGregor, J. (2010). 'The Making of Zimbabwe's New Diaspora' in  McGregor, J., Primorac, R. (eds) Zimbabwe's New Diaspora: Displacement and the Cultural Politics of Survival. Forced Migration series. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books.
  • McGregor, J. (2010). ‘Diaspora and Dignity: Navigating and Challenging Civic Exclusion in Britain’ in McGregor, J., Primorac, R. (eds) Zimbabwe's New Diaspora: Displacement and the Cultural Politics of Survival. Forced Migration series. London and New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Alexander, J., McGregor, J. (2006). ‘Veterans, Violence and Nationalism in Zimbabwe’, in Bay, E., Donham, D. (eds) States of Violence: Politics, Youth and Memory in Contemporary Africa. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 215-236.
  • McGregor, J. (2006). ‘Diaries and Case Studies’, in Desai,V., Potter, R. (eds) Doing Development Research. London, Sage.
  • Alexander, J., McGregor, J. (2004). ‘Hunger, Violence and the Moral Economy of War in Zimbabwe’, in Broch-Due,V. (ed) Violence and Belonging: The Quest for Identity in Postcolonial Africa. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Alexander, J., McGregor, J. (2004). ‘Democracy, Development and Political Conflict: Rural Institutions in Matabeleland North After Independence’, in Ranger,T. (ed) The Historical Dimensions of Democracy and Human Rights in Zimbabwe. Vol II, Nationalism, Democracy and Human Rights. Harare: University of Zimbabwe Press.
  • Alexander, J., McGregor, J. (2004). ‘Our Sons Didn't Die for Animals. Attitudes towards Wildlife and the Politics of Development: Campfire in Nkayi and Lupane Districts’, in Ranger,T. (ed) The Historical Dimensions of Democracy and Human Rights in Zimbabwe. Vol II, Nationalism, Democracy and Human Rights. Harare: University of Zimbabwe Press.
  • McGregor, J. (2003). ‘Living with the River: Landscape and Memory in Northwest Zimbabwe’, in Beinart,W. and J. McGregor (eds), Social History and African Environments, Athens OH and Oxford: Ohio University Press and James Currey.
  • Alexander, J., J. McGregor, Ranger, T. (2000). ‘Ethnicity and the Politics of Conflict in Africa: The Case of Matabeleland, Zimbabwe’, in Nafziger, E., Stewart, F., Vayrynen, R. (eds) War, Hunger and Displacement: The Origins of Humanitarian Emergencies. Volume I Analysis. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Alexander, J., McGregor, J. (1999). ‘Representing Violence in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe: Press and Internet Debates’, in Allen,T., Seaton, J. (eds) The Media of Conflict: War Reporting and Representations of Ethnic Violence. London: Zed Press, 244-267.
  • McGregor, J. (1999). ‘Containing Violence: Poisoning and Guerrilla/Civilian Relations in Memories of Zimbabwe's Liberation War’, in Lacy Rogers, , and New York: Routledge, 131-159.
  • McGregor, J. (1993). ‘Refugees and the Environment’, in Black, R., Robinson, V. (eds), Geography and Refugees. London: Belhaven, 157-71.

Reports

  • McGregor, J. Marazzi, L. and Mpofu, B. (2011), Conflict, Migration and Environmental Change: the Case of Zimbabwe.  Background report CS6. Foresight/Government Office for Science. http://www.bis.gov.uk/foresight/our-work/projects/current-projects/global-migration/reports-publications
  • McGregor, J. (2009), Narratives and Legacies of Detention. London: UCL Migration Unit and Zimbabwe Association. Available from http://www.zimbabweassociation.org.uk.
  • McGregor, J., Alexander, J. (2009), Commentary on July 2009 Home Office Report on Zimbabwe. London: Independent Advisory Group on Country Information.  Available from UK Border Agency/Home Office. http://www.ociukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/independen-advisory-group/Reviews-of-COI-reports.asp/
  • McGregor, J. (2005), Professionals Relocating: Zimbabwean Nurses and Teachers in Britain. Geographical Papers No 138, Department of Geography.  Reading: University of Reading.
  • McGregor, J., Maruzane, D., Mukwerekwere, M. (1999), Deforestation in Zimbabwe's Communal Areas: Perceptions of Resource Scarcity and Value. Geographical Papers No 135, Department of Geography. Reading: University of Reading.
  • McGregor, J. (1997), Staking their Claims: Land Disputes in Southern Mozambique  Land Tenure Paper 158.  Madison: Land Tenure Centre, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Now the Nelson Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison). Available from http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/ltc/publications.html/
  • McGregor, J., Harrell-Bond, B., Mazur, R. (1991), Mozambican Refugees in Swaziland: Livelihood and Integration. Report prepared for World Food Programme and CEC.  Oxford: Refugee Studies Programme. Available Refugee Studies Centre, http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/cgi-bin/rsc/rsc.pl?full?4974?15Back to