Building a Good Nation in Manenberg: A Case Study of the Manenberg Community Work Programme

Building a Good Nation in Manenberg: A Case Study of the Manenberg Community Work Programme

This report draws on fieldwork conducted in Manenberg (in Cape Town) in early 2014. It discusses how the Community Work Programme (CWP), a public employment initiative, has impacted on relationships between community members, as well as between communities and governance structures in Manenberg. The report is one of six community case studies conducted by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) to investigate the effects of the CWP on violence prevention and social cohesion.

 

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Fairuz Mullagee
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Fairuz is a researcher and project manager. She is currently the the coordinator of the Social Law Project at the Faculty of Law at the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

David Bruce
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David Bruce is a Johannesburg-based independent researcher and writer working in the fields of policing, crime and criminal justice. He obtained his Master's Degree Public and Development Management and Bachelor's Degree Bachelor of Arts with majors in Legal Theory and Industrial Sociology from The University of the Witwatersrand.

 

 

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