Publications for Prof. MWANSA, Dickson M.

    Position: Professor, Department of Adult Education

    BA with Education (UNZA), M.Ed, Ed.D (Toronto)

    Specialization: Literacy and Development

    Research Interest: Use of theatre for development


    A. Books

    1. Mwansa, D. M. (2014).   The Family question and other plays.  London: Xlibris.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (2013). Pursuit of a Dream: The Story Behind the Zambian Open University. Lusaka.
    1. Mwansa, D. M .(2012). Literacy: Changes and needs in an African society.  Saarbrucken: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. and Bergmen, P. (2003). The Impact of Theatre for Development on Behaviour Change: A Six Nation Study. Stockhom: SIDA.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1999). Zambian Theatre from Traditional Arts to Movements for Cultural Expression. Lusaka: House of Art Foundation.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1997). From Tears to Cheers. Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (ed.) (1997). Enhancing Education for All from Culture to Literacy. Lusaka: UNESCO and Ministry of Education.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1989). Father Kalo and the Virus. Lusaka: National Theatre Arts Association of Zambia.

    B. Monographs

    1. Mwansa, D. M. (2004). Forum for African Women Educationalists of Zambia: Growth And Impact on Girls Education. Nairobi: Form for African Women Educationalists in Africa.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. & Kasanda, S. (1989). Strategies and Approaches to Development, Constraints and Opportunities for Collaboration. Helsinki: Centre for Development Co- operation (Monograph No.4). (Finish title: Koyhehien Panos Khtalonsa Maaraamiseen)

    C. Chapters in Books

    1. Mwansa, D. M. (2013). Culture the missing link in development. In John Milimo, Moses Musonda and Davison Theo (eds.), The role of academia in national development. Saarbrucken: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (2006).  Functional Literacy: Pathway for empowerment of women and girls. In Digumarti Bhaskra and Digumarti Pushipalatha Rao (eds), Women, education and empowerment. New delh: discovery Publishing Hopuse, p304-324
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1997). Popular Theatre: Roots, Assumptions and Connections. In Derek Mulenga (ed), Knowledge, Power and Social Transformation: Participatory Research In Africa. De Kalb: Northern Illinois University Press.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1997). Zambian Theatre 1945-1990. In Don Rubin (ed.), World Encyclopaedia on Contemporary Theatre: Africa. Vol. III. New York: Routledge.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1994). In M. Banham, O. Abafemi and Hilcroy (eds), Theatre in Africa and the Caribbeans. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1991). The Family Question. In Daphne Ntiri (ed), Roots and Blossoms: African American Plays for Today. Troy, Michigan: Bedford Publishers.
    2. Mwansa, D. M. (1991). Beyond the Theatre Event. In  Ndumbe Eyoh, (ed), Beyond the Theatre. Bonn: German Foundation for International Development.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1990). Theatre: Country Entry. In M. Graham, (ed), Theatre Update. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    D. Journal Articles

    1. Mwansa, D. M. (2006). Theatre for Development and Empowerment in the African Context: A Historical –Contemporary Analysis.  New Zealand Journal of Adult Education. 34 (2), 71-85
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (2005). Mainstream-Popular Theatre Dichotomy: Context for Spread and Influence  of popular Theatre in Southern Africa. retreived on 8/5/2008
    2. Mwansa, D. M. (2004). Demystifying Learning and Knowledge: Extending the Scope of Literacy (forth coming) Adult Education and Development. 61,87-97
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1996). Community Perspectives on Issues of Motivation and Gender in Zambian Literacy Programs. International Journal for Qualitative Studies in Education. 9 (2) 181-199.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1995). Perspectives on Literacy, Gender and Change: A Case for Zambia. British Journal of Sociology of Education. 16(4), 495-516.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1994). Community Perspectives on Gender, Participation and Culture in Zambian Literacy Programmes. Gender and Education. 6 (2) 151-168.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1991). Popular Theatre in Africa: Definitions, Focuses and Lessons. Journal of the African Association for Literacy and Adult Education. 5(3), 25-39.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1990). Illiteracy in Africa: Approaches and Issues. Proceedings of the Conference on Adult Education. Victoria: Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1988). Zambian Theatre: Politics and the Art. Ngoma 1988, 3, 1-34.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1987). Starting Literacy work in ZCTU. Adult Education and Development. VII (29) Oct, 107-109.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1987). Organization of Festivals in Zambia. Young Cinema and Theatre. (1), 32-45
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1985). Theatre Situation in Africa. Young Cinema and Theatre.(4), 16-27
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1985). Theatre as a Tool for Communication. Journal for University Adult Education. XXXIV (1-3), 85-95.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1984). Theatre as a Tool for Communication. International Foundation for Development Alternatives Dossier (4), 24-32.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1982). Training for the Marginal – A Critique of Literacy Campaigns. Journal of Adult Education. 1 (1), 73-77.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1982). Theatre as a Tool for Communication: Suggestions from Zambia. Adult Education and Development. Special Issue (19), 127-132.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1982). Illiterates: National Wasted Assets.Enterprise: ZIMCO Business Journal.(1),8-9
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1982). Zambian Political Theatre. Index on Censorship. 11 (2), 33-35.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. & Kidd. R. (1982). Third World Canada Popular Theatre Exchange. Theatre Work. 2 (3), 26-47.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1982). Theatre for Community Animation in Zambia. Third World Popular Theatre Newsletter. 1 (1), 33-35.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1981). Working with the Marginalised: Lessons from Mufuchani. Adult Education and Development. 3 (18), 8-13.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1981). Theatre as a Tool for Communication: Suggestions from Zambia. Adult Education and Development. 1(16), 98-104.
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1979). International Year of the Child: Focus on Africa. AFRISCOPE. 2(3) feb, 25-28
    1. Mwansa, D. M. (1979). Theatre is not a waste of Time: It is powerful. Enterprise: ZIMCO Business Journal. (2),10-11

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