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Swartz, S., Deutsch, C., Michel, B, Isaacs, D., Moolman, B. (2016 forthcoming) Ensuring an optimal environment for peer education in South African schools: systems, standards and policy options for healthy and effective learning. AJAR. [ISI]

Timol, F., Vawda, M., Bhana, A., Moolman, B. Swartz, S. and Makoae, M. (2016 forthcoming) Developing self-efficacy in sexual relationships: Findings from an evaluation of peer education in South African schools. SAHARA Journal. [ISI]

Lynch, I., Swartz, S. & Isaacs, D. (2016 forthcoming). Anti-racist moral education: A review of approaches, impact and theoretical underpinnings from 2000 to 2015. Journal of Moral Education. [ISI]

Swartz  S, Arogundade, E., & Davis, D. (2014). Unpacking (white) privilege in a South African university classroom: A neglected element in moral education in multicultural contexts? Journal of Moral Education. 43(3), 345-361 [ISI]

McLaughlin, C., and Swartz, S. (2014) Inviting Backchat: How schools and communities in Ghana, Swaziland and Kenya support children to contextualize knowledge and create agency through sexuality education. International Journal of Educational Development. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijedudev.2014.06.006 [IBSS]

Naidoo, P., Chirinda, W., Mchunu, G., Swartz, S., & Anderson, J. (2014): Social and structural factors associated with vulnerability to HIV infection among young adults in South Africa, Psychology, Health & Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/13548506.2014.936883 [ISI].

Scott, D., Cooper, A., & Swartz, S. (2014). ‘Cascading participation’ and the role of teachers in a collaborative HIV and Aids curriculum development project. South African Journal of Education. 34(2), 1-15 [ISI]

Van der Heijden, I., & Swartz, S. (2014). ‘Something for something’: Talking about transactional sex with youth in South Africa. African Journal of AIDS Research, 13(1), 53–63 [ISI]

Swartz, S., & Scott, D. (2014) The rules of violence: A perspective from youth living in South African townships. Journal of Youth Studies, 17(3), 324-342 [ISI]

Swartz, S., Tyler, R., & Versfeld, A. (2013) Emotion as opportunity: Reflections with young men on multiple concurrent partnerships in South Africa. Gender and behaviour, 11 (1), 5197-5207 [IBSS]

Oduro, G., Swartz, S., & Arnot, M. (2012) Gender-based violence: Young women’s experiences in the slums and streets of three sub-Saharan African cities. Theory and Research in Education, 10(3), 275-294 [IBSS]

Swartz, S., Deutsch, C., Makoae, M., Michel, B., Hamilton Harding, J., Garzouzie, G., Rozani, A., Runciman, T., & Van der Heijden, I. (2012) Measuring change in vulnerable adolescents: Findings from a peer education evaluation in South Africa. SAHARA Journal, 9(3), 242-254 [ISI]

Arnot, M & Swartz, S. (2012) ‘Youth citizenship and the politics of belonging: Introducing contexts, voices, imaginaries’. Comparative Education, 48(1), 1-10 [ISI]

Swartz, S., Hamilton Harding, J. & De Lannoy, A. (2012) ‘Ikasi style and the quiet violence of dreams:  A critique of youth belonging in post-Apartheid South Africa’. Comparative Education, 48(1), 27-40 [ISI]

McLaughlin, C. & Swartz, S. (2011) ‘Can we use young people’s knowledge to develop teachers and HIV related education?’ Prospects, 41(4), 429-444 

 Swartz, S. (2011) ‘Being turned inside out: Researching youth, morality and restitution from the Global South’. Journal of Moral Education, 40(3), 407-415 [ISI]

Swartz, S. (2011) ‘Going deep and giving back: Exceeding ethical expectations when working amongst vulnerable youth’. Qualitative Research, 11(1), 47-68 [ISI]

Hendricks, L., Swartz, S., & Bhana, A. (2010) ‘Why young men in South Africa plan to become teenage fathers: Implications for the development of masculinities within contexts of poverty’. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 20 (4), 527-536 [IBSS]

Bhana, A., Swartz, S., & Davids, A. (2010) ‘Standards for the reporting of sex/ sexual activity of minors in a research context’. South African Medical Journal 100 (10), 642-644 [SA]

Swartz, S. (2010). ‘Moral ecology and moral capital: Tools towards a sociology of moral education from a South African ethnography’. Journal of Moral education, 39 (3), 305-327 [ISI]

Swartz, S. (2010). ‘The pain and promise of doing moral education in sub-Saharan Africa’. Journal of Moral education, 39 (3), 267-272 [ISI]

Van der Heijden, I., & Swartz, S. (2010) ‘Bereavement, silence and culture within a peer-led HIV/AIDS-prevention strategy for vulnerable children in South Africa’. African Journal of AIDS Research, 9 (1), 41–50 [ISI]

Swartz, S. (2008) ‘Is Kwaito South African Hip Hop? Why the answer matters, and who it matters to’. The World of Music. 50 (2), 15-33 [ISI]

Swartz, S. (2007) ‘A theology of restitution for young people’, Journal of Youth and Theology, 6(1), 47-69 [SA] 

Swartz, S. (2006) ‘A long walk to citizenship: morality, justice and faith in the aftermath of apartheid’, Journal of Moral Education, 35(4), 551-570 [ISI]

Swartz, S. (2004) ‘The state of youth research in South Africa’, Journal of Youth and Theology, 3(2), 75-92.

Swartz, S. (2002) ‘Race and values in education: The story and critique of a unique South African process’. VIEWS – Harvard Graduate School of Education. Available:

Swartz, S. & Codrington, G. (1999) ‘Challenges Facing Youth Ministry in the 21st Century. South African Baptist Journal of Theology, 8, 120-133 [SA]

Swartz, S. (1996). ‘Engaging Society’. South African Baptist Journal of Theology, 6, 154-161 [SA]

Swartz, S. (1995) ‘Narrative Preaching: Stories to Base Our Lives On’, South African Baptist Journal of Theology, 4, 5-20 [SA]