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Louwrens Pretorius

  • DPhil
  • Research Associate / Mentor, doctoral programme
  • University of Pretoria Gordon Institute of Business Science
  • 7PublicationsNumber of items in Louwrens's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 1Followers

Recent publications

  • Do formal social network analyses describe power structures? Ideas from a South African study of corporate interlocks (2014)

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  • The Institutional Infrastructure of Political Contestation in South Africa: Interlocking Directorates in the Mining Sector

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Professional experience

Research Associate / Mentor, doctoral programme

Gordon Institute of Business Science (University of Pretoria)

January 2014 - Present

Professor (Sociology) (Retired)

University of South Africa (UNISA)

October 1989 - December 2013(24 years)


D Phil

University of Stellenbosch

December 1982 - December 1985(3 years)


Born 1948, Mariental, Namibia. Education: Matriculation, Windhoek Hoër Skool, 1965: BAdmin, University of Pretoria, 1970; MAdmin, University of Stellenbosch, 1977; DPhil, University of Stellenbosch, 1985. Career: 1970-1972 - Civil Service administrative; 1972-1986 lecture Political Science, universities of Durban-Westville, Stellenbosch, South Africa; 1987-1989 research & research management, The Urban Foundation (Johannesburg); 1989-2013 lecture Sociology, UNISA.

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