Patrick Bond
Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond combines political economy and political ecology in his research and applied work. He is senior professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal School of Built Environment and Development Studies where since 2004 he has directed the Centre for Civil Society. His studies presently address economic crisis from global to household scales; environment especially energy, water and climate change; social mobilization and public policy advocacy; and geopolitics (especially rising powers), and he publishes about contemporary problems in South Africa, Zimbabwe, the African continent, the BRICS bloc and global-scale processes.

Economic crisis from global to household scales; environment especially energy, water and climate change;
social mobilization and public policy advocacy; geopolitics