Off the Rails: Violence in the Railway Strike of 1987

Off the Rails: Violence in the Railway Strike of 1987

This paper seeks to analyse the railway strike of 1987 from facets such as the collective bargaining and conflict escalation in the strike, personal profiles of the accused to the turning points and attitudes towards the non-participants.


Off the Rails
Lauren Segal
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Lauren Segal is a former Researcher at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. She's a book author and curator. She holds a Master of Arts - MA film and media studies with distinction from the London School of Education and double honours history and education with distinction from University of the Witwatersrand.


Graeme Simpson
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Graeme Simpson, Co-founder of CSVR and former Executive Director, is an experienced peacebuilder with international expertise in violence, reconciliation and transitional justice. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from The University of the Witwatersrand, Master's degree History from the University of The Witwatersrand and BA Hons History; African Politics; Industrial sociology from The University of the Witwatersrand.

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