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Professor Cheryl McEwan - all publications

Authored book

  • McEwan, Cheryl (2019). Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development. Routledge.
  • McEwan, C. (2009). Postcolonialism and Development. London: Routledge.
  • McEwan, C (2000). Gender, Geography and Empire. Ashgate.

Edited book

  • Pollard, J., McEwan, C. & Hughes, A. (2011). Postcolonial Economies. Zed.
  • Blunt, A. & McEwan, C. (2002). Postcolonial Geographies. Continuum.

Chapter in book

  • Nabulime, L. & McEwan, C. (2017). Using Art to Fight HIV/AIDS in Uganda. In Contemporary Perspectives in Art and International Development. Stupples, P. & Teaiwa, K. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 151-164.
  • McEwan, C., Hughes, A., Bek, D. & Rosenberg, Z. (2017). Why ‘place’ matters in the development and impacts of Fairtrade production. In Fairtrade Impacts: Lessons from Around the World. Nelson, V. Rugby: Practical Action Publishing. 29-44.
  • McEwan, C. & Daya, S. (2016). Geography, Culture and Global Change. In An Introduction to Human Geography. Daniels, P., Bradshaw, M., Shaw, D., Sidaway, J. & Hall, T. New York: Pearson. 273-289
  • McEwan, C. (2012). Mary Kingsley. In Dictionary of African Biography. Gates, H.L. & Akyeampong, E.K. Oxford: OUP.
  • McEwan, C., Bek, D. & Binns, T. (2010). The South African wine industry: meeting the challenges of structural and social transformation. In Geography of Wine. Douglas, P. Berlin: Springer.
  • McEwan, C. (2009). Development: Postcolonialism/Postcolonial Geographies. In International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Kitchin, R. & Thrift, N. London: Elsevier. 1: 327-333.
  • McEwan, C. (2009). Social and Cultural Geography: Subaltern. In International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Kitchin, R. & Thurift, N. London: Elsevier. 11: 59-64.
  • McEwan, C. (2008). Geography, Culture and Global Change. In Human Geography, Issues for the 21st Century. Daniels, P., Bradshaw, M., Shaw, D. & Sidaway, J. London: Pearson. 273-289.
  • McEwan, C., Pollard, J, & Henry, N. (2007). The non-'Global City' of Birmingham, UK: a gateway through time. In Migrants to the Metropolis: The Rise of Immigrant Gateway Cities. Benton-Short, L. & Price, M. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. 191-224.
  • McEwan, C. (2006). Mobilizing culture for social justice and development: South Africa’s Amazwi Abesifazane memory cloths program. In Culture and Development in a Globalising World: Geographies, Actors and Paradigms. Radcliffe, S. London: Routledge. 203-227.
  • McEwan, C. (2006). Using Images, Films and Photography. In Doing Development Research. Desai, V. & Potter, R. London: Sage. 231-240.
  • McEwan, C. (2005). Gendered Citizenship in South Africa: Rights and Beyond. In (Un) Thinking Citizenship, Feminist Debates in Contemporary South Africa. Gouwns, A. Aldershot/Cape Town: Ashgate/UCT Press. 177-198.
  • McEwan, C. (2005). Geography, Culture and Global Change. In Human Geography, Issues for the 21st Century. Daniels, P., Bradshaw, M., Shaw, D. & Sidaway, J. Pearson. 265-283.
  • McEwan, C. (2004). Transnationalism. In Companion of Cultural Geography. Johnson, N., Schein, R. & Duncan, J. Blackwell. 499-512.
  • McEwan, C. (2003). The West and Other Feminisms. In Handbook of Cultural Geography. Anderson, K., Domosh, M., Pile, S. & Thrift, N. Sage. 405-419.
  • Blunt, A. & McEwan, C. (2002). Introducing postcolonial geographies. In Postcolonial Geographies. Blunt, A. & McEwan, C. Continuum. 1-6.
  • McEwan, C. (2002). Postcolonialism. In The Arnold Companion to Development Studies. Potter, R. & Desai, V. Arnold. 127-131.
  • McEwan, C. (2001). Geography, culture and global change. In Human Geography Issues for the 21st Century. Daniels, P., Bradshaw, M., Shaw, D. & Sidaway, J. 154-179.

Journal Article

  • Hindle, C, McEwan, C, Boliver, V, Mclarnon, A, Simpson, B & Brown, H (2021). Experiences of first-generation scholars at a highly selective UK university. Learning and Teaching 14(2).
  • McEwan, Cheryl (2020). Taking on the tweed suits: Reflections on the ‘How the other half lives’ and its critique of masculinist geography. Area 52(4): 770-777.
  • Kumar, A., Ferdous, R., Luque-Ayala, A., McEwan, C., Power, M., Turner, B. & Bulkeley, H. (2019). Solar energy for all? Understanding the successes and shortfalls through a critical comparative assessment of Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Mozambique, Sri Lanka and South Africa. Energy Research & Social Science 48: 166-176.
  • Bek, D., Binns, T., Blokker, T., McEwan, C. & Hughes, A. (2017). A High Road to Sustainability? Wildflower Harvesting, Ethical Trade and Social Upgrading in South Africa’s Western Cape. Journal of Agrarian Change 17(3): 459-479.
  • McEwan, C., Mawdsley, E., Banks, G. & Scheyvens, R. (2017). Enrolling the private sector in community development: Magic bullet or sleight of hand? Development and Change 48(1): 28-53.
  • McEwan, C., Hughes, A. & Bek, D. (2017). Fairtrade, place and moral economy: between abstract ethical discourse and the moral experience of Northern Cape farmers. Environment and Planning A 49(3): 572-591.
  • McEwan, C. (2017). Spatial processes and politics of renewable energy transition: land, zones and frictions in South Africa. Political Geography 56: 1-12.
  • Hughes, A., McEwan, C. & Bek, D. (2015). Mobilizing the Ethical Consumer in South Africa. Geoforum 67: 148-157.
  • Hughes, Alex, McEwan, Cheryl & Bek, David (2015). Postcolonial Perspectives on Global Production Networks: Insights from Flower Valley in South Africa. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space 47(2): 249-266.
  • McEwan, C., Hughes, A. & Bek, D. (2015). Theorising middle class consumption from the global South: A study of everyday ethics in South Africa’s Western Cape. Geoforum 67: 233-243.
  • Hughes, Alex, McEwan, Cheryl, Bek, David & Rosenberg, Zaitun (2014). Embedding Fairtrade in South Africa: Global Production Networks, National Initiatives and Localized Challenges in the Northern Cape. Competition and Change 18(4): 291-308.
  • McEwan, C., Hughes, A. & Bek, D. (2014). Futures, ethics and the politics of expectation in biodiversity conservation: A case study of South African sustainable wildflower harvesting. Geoforum 52: 206-215.
  • Nabulime, Lilian & McEwan, Cheryl (2014). Using Art and Everyday Objects to Fight HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Development in Practice 24(2): 272-285.
  • McEwan, Cheryl, Hughes, Alex, Bek, David & Rosenberg, Zaitun (2014). Why ‘place’ matters in the development and impacts of Fairtrade production. Food Chain 4(1): 78-92.
  • Silver, Jonathan, McEwan, Cheryl, Petrella, Laura & Baguian, Hamidou (2013). Climate change, urban vulnerability and development in Saint-Louis and Bobo-Dioulasso: learning from across two West African cities. Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability 18(6): 663-77.
  • Finn, M. & McEwan, C. (2013). Left in the waiting room of history? Provincializing the European child. Interventions
  • Hughes, A., McEwan, C. & Bek, D. (2013). Retailers, Supply Networks and Changing Articulations of Ethicality: Lessons from Flower Valley in South Africa. Journal of Economic Geography 13(2): 211-230.
  • McEwan, C. & Mawdsley, E. (2012). Trilateral development cooperation: power and politics in emerging aid relationships. Development and Change 43(6): 1185-1209.
  • McEwan, C. & Nabulime, L. (2011). Art as social practice: transforming lives using sculpture in HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention in Uganda. Cultural Geographies 18(3): 275-296
  • McEwan, C. & Goodman, M. (2010). Place Geography and the Ethics of Care: Introductory remarks on the geographies of ethics, responsibility and care. Ethics, Place and Environment 13(2): 103-112.
  • Pollard, J.S., McEwan, C., Laurie, N. & Stenning, A. (2009). Economic Geography Under Postcolonial Scrutiny. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 34(2): 137-142.
  • McEwan, C. & Bek, D. (2009). Placing ethical trade in context: WIETA and the South African wine industry. Third World Quarterly 30(4): 723-742.
  • McEwan, C. & Bek, D. (2009). The political economy of alternative trade: Social and environmental certification in the South African wine industry. Journal of Rural Studies 25(3): 255-266.
  • McEwan, C. (2008). A very modern ghost: postcolonialism and the politics of enchantment. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 26(1): 29-46.
  • McEwan, C. (2008). Feminisme 'occidental' et autres feminismes: politique postcoloniale et transversale. Pensées Féministes. Special Issue: Diversité des Féminismes 4: 133-152.
  • McEwan, C. & Butler, R. (2007). Disability and Development: Different Models, Different Places. Geography Compass 1(3): 448-466.
  • Bek, D., McEwan, C. & Bek, K. (2007). Ethical trading and socioeconomic transformation: critical reflections on the South African wine industry. Environment and Planning A 39(2): 301-319.
  • McEwan, C. & Bek, D. (2006). (Re)Politicizing empowerment: Lessons from the South African wine industry. Geoforum 37(6): 1021-1034.
  • McEwan, C. (2005). New spaces of citizenship? Rethinking gendered participation and empowerment in South Africa. Political Geography 24(8): 969-991.
  • McEwan, C., Pollard, J. & Henry, N. (2005). The 'global' in the city economy: multicultural economic development in Birmingham. International Journal of Urban and Regional Studies 29(4): 916-933.
  • McEwan, C. (2003). 'Bringing government to the people': women, local governance and community participation in South Africa. Geoforum 34(4): 469-481.
  • McEwan, C. (2003). Building a Postcolonial Archive? Gender, Collective Memory and Citizenship in Post-apartheid South Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies 29(3): 739-757.
  • McEwan, C. (2003). Critical theory and culture in the practice of historical geography: a British perspective. Historical Geography 31: 99-103.
  • McEwan, C. (2003). Material geographies and postcolonialism. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 24(3): 340-355.
  • Ashworth, J., Heyndels, B. & Smolders, C. (2003). Psychological Taxing in Flemish municipalities. Journal of Economic Psychology 24: 741-762.
  • Henry, N., McEwan, C. & Pollard, J. S. (2002). Globalization from below: Birmingham - postcolonial workshop of the world? Area 34(2): 117-127.
  • McEwan, C. (2001). Gender and citizenship: learning from South Africa. Agenda 16(47): 47-59.
  • McEwan, C. (2001). Postcolonialism, feminism and development: intersections and dilemmas. Progress in Development Studies 1(2): 93-111.