school and education





Dr. V. Mabvurira

Senior Lecturer

Dr. V. Mabvurira 
Key Research Areas: religion, spirituality, indigenous knowledge systems, chronic illness, socio-economic problems
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1. Mabvurira, V., Makhubele, J. C. and Shirindi, L. (2015). Healing practices in Johane Masowe Chishanu church: Toward Afrocentric social work with African initiated church communities .Studies on Ethno-medicine 9 (3): 425-434.
2. Mabvurira, V. and Makhubele, J.C. (2014). Eurocentric spiritual hegemony, an impediment to the incorporation of African spirituality in social work practice in Zimbabwe. Theologia Viatorum: Journal of Theology and Religion in Africa 38 (1): 78-95.

3. Dodo, O. and Mabvurira, V. (2013). Politicisation of development by Civil Society Organisations: A case of Zimbabwe. International Journal of Asian Social Science 2 (10): 1867-1876.

4. Mabvurira, V and Nyanguru, A.C. (2013) Spiritually sensitive social work, a missing link in Zimbabwe”.African Journal of Social Work 3 (1):65-81.

5. Muchinako, GA, Mabvurira, V and Chinyenze, P. (2013). Mental illness and the Shona people of Zimbabwe. Advanced Research in Management and Social Sciences 2(3):160-172.

6. Motsi, P.D., Banda, R.G. and Mabvurira, V. (2012).Traditional Practices and uptake of female condoms in Zimbabwe. Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies3 (3): 365-370.

7. Mabvurira, V; Muchinako, GA &Maushe, F. (2012). Attitudes, knowledge and perceptions about homosexuality among undergraduate social work students at the University of Zimbabwe School of Social Work. Research Journal of Social Science and Management 2 (8): 14-22.

8. Mabvurira, V. Motsi, P.D., Masuka, T. and Chigondo, E. E. (2012). The politics of sexual identities in Zimbabwe: a social work perspective. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 3(13): 218-223.

9. Masuka, T., Banda, R.G., Mabvurira, V. and Frank, R. (2012). Preserving the future: Social Protection Programmes for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Zimbabwe, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2 (12): 59-66.

10. Mabvurira, V., Masuka, T., Banda, R.G. and Frank, R. (2012). A situational analysis of former commercial farm workers in Zimbabwe: A decade after the Jambanja. Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Science3 (3): 221-228.

11. Mabvurira, V. (2011). An investigation into the socio-economic factors surrounding female sex work in Zimbabwe: A case of Mazowe District. African Women’s Journal 2(11): 47-51.

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