Publications

Heer, B. (2019) Cities of entanglements. social life in Johannesburg and Maputo through ethnographic comparison. Bielefeld: Transcript (Urban Studies). doi: 10.14361/9783839447970.   edoc | Open Access
Aceska, A. and Heer, B. (2019) ‘Everyday Encounters in the Shopping Mall: (Un)Making Boundaries in the Divided Cities of Johannesburg and Mostar’, Anthropological Forum. Taylor & Francis, 29(1), pp. 47-61. doi: 10.1080/00664677.2019.1585751.   edoc | Open Access
Aceska, A., Heer, B. and Kaiser-Grolimund, A. (2019) ‘Doing the City from the Margins: Critical Perspectives on Urban Marginality’, Anthropological Forum. Taylor & Francis, 29(1), pp. 1-11. doi: 10.1080/00664677.2019.1588100.   edoc | Open Access
Heer, B. (2018) ‘Propertied Citizenship in a Township and Suburb in Johannesburg’, in Kroeker, L., O’Kane, D., and Scharrer, T. (eds) Middle classes in Africa. changing lives and conceptual challenges. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (Frontiers of globalization series ), pp. 179-202. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-62148-7_8.   edoc | Open Access
Heer, B. (2017) ‘Shopping Malls as Social Space: New Forms of Public Life in Johannesburg’, in Moreillon, O., Muller, A., and Stiebel, L. (eds) Cities in Flux. metropolitan spaces in South African literary and visual texts. Berlin: Lit (Schweizerische Afrikastudien), pp. 101-122.   edoc
Heer, B. (2016) ‘Being together with strangers’, Peeps Magazine - Tracking cultural shifts around the world, pp. 94-113.   edoc
Heer, B. (2015) ‘We are all Children of God: A charismatic church as space of encounter between township and suburb in post-apartheid Johannesburg’, Anthropology Southern Africa. Taylor & Francis, 38(3-4), pp. 344-359. doi: 10.1080/23323256.2015.1108163.   edoc
Heer, B. (2015) ‘[Rezension von] Schaumburg (2013): Bonyatsi. Heirat, Status und Beziehungsstrategien in einem südafrikanischen Township. Kölner Ethnologische Studien, 34. Berlin: Lit.’, Anthropos. Anthropos-Institut, pp. 268-270.   edoc
Heer, B. (2013) ‘Die Kirche als öffentlicher Raum der Post-Apartheid Gesellschaft : zur ethnographischen Untersuchung von Begegnungsräumen in Johannesburg’, in Erfassen – Deuten – Urteilen : Empirische Zugänge zur Religionsforschung. Zürich: Theologischen Verlag Zürich (Christentum und Kultur), pp. 205-224.   edoc
Heer, B. (2012) ‘Wessen Alexandra? Kampf um Bestimmungsmacht im ältesten Township von Südafrika’, iz3w, 1 September, pp. 20-21. Available at: https://www.iz3w.org/zeitschrift/ausgaben/332_Stadt.   edoc | Open Access
Förster, T., Heer, B., Heer, Engeler, M., Kaufmann, A. A., Bauer, K. and Heitz, K. (2011) ‘The Emic Evaluation Approach : epistemologies, experience, and ethnographic practice’. Basel: Institute of Social Anthropology. Available at: https://ethnologie.unibas.ch/research/publications/basel-papers-on-political-transformations/.   edoc | Open Access
Heer, B. (2009) Der Weg von Tischmatten aus dem Kameruner Grasland nach Basel : ethnologische Untersuchung einer Warenkette des Fairen Handels. Bern: Edition Soziothek.   edoc