Michael Bourdillon is a Professor of the Department of Sociology, University of Zimbabwe. He is directly involved in organisations dedicated to helping street children, and has written widely on sociology topics such as working children and rural livelihoods in Zimbabwe.
- The Shona Peoples, 1976
- Girls on the Street, 2003
- Child Domestic Workers in Zimbabwe, 2006
- Negotiating the Livelihoods of Children and Youth in Africa's Urban Spaces, 2012