Mkwananzi, F. (2019). Higher Education, Youth and Migration in Contexts of Disadvantage: Understanding Aspirations and Capabilities. London: Palgrave McMillan.

Book Chapters

Mkwananzi, F. & Wilson-Strydom. (Forthcoming-2018). Conceptualising higher education aspirations formation among marginalised migrant youth in Johannesburg, South Africa. In, P Blessinger and E, Kapur (Eds). Refugee Education: Language Teaching and Pedagogy. Emerald Group Publishing.

Journal Articles

Walker, M., Martinez, C. and Mkwananzi, F. (2019). Participatory action research: towards (non-ideal) epistemic justice in a university in South Africa. Journal of Global Ethics.
Mkwananzi, F. & Mukwambo P. (2019). Students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds: towards meaningful participation in higher education’, Journal of Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, 21 (2).
Martinez-Vergas C., Walker, M. & Mkwananzi, F. (2019). Access to higher education in South Africa: Expanding capabilities in and through an undergraduate photovoice project. Educational Action Research, DOI: 10.1080/09650792.2019.1612767.
Mkwananzi, F & Wilson-Strydom, M. (2018) Multidimensional disadvantages and educational aspirations of marginalised migrant youth: insights from the Global South, Journal of Global Ethics, 14 (1), 71-94, DOI: 10.1080/17449626.2018.1496349.
Mkwananzi, F. & Wilson-Strydom (Forthcoming-2018). ‘Youth marginalisation as a faith-based concern: South African and European perspectives’, HTS Theological Studies Journal.
Walker, M. & Mkwananzi, F. (2015). Challenges in accessing higher education: A case study of marginalised young people in one South African informal settlement. International Journal of Educational Development, (40), 40-49. (View Online)
Walker, M. & Mkwananzi, F. (2015). Theorizing vulnerable young people’s challenges in accessing higher education. Perspectives in Education, (33), 1.

Other Reviews

Book Reviews

Mkwananzi, F. Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development: Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, (February 2019).
Buckler, A. & Mkwananzi F. Unfolding Narratives of Ubuntu in Southern Africa, Compare, (March 2019).

Policy briefs

Mkwananzi, F. 2017. Understanding the formation of marginalised migrant youth’s higher education aspirations in disadvantaged contexts. CRHED Policy Brief, Transitions and Trajectories, University of the Free State. (View Online)


Mkwananzi, F. 2017. Exploring the lives and educational aspirations of marginalised migrant youth: a case study in Johannesburg, South Africa. PhD Thesis, Centre Research on Higher Education and Development, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein. (View Online)
Mkwananzi, F. 2013. Challenges for vulnerable young people in accessing higher education: a case study of orange farm informal settlement, South Africa. Masters Dissertation, Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein. (View Online)