The Community Work Programme in Kagiso

The Community Work Programme in Kagiso

This report forms part of a study on the role of the Community Work Programme (CWP), a South African public employment initiative, in violence prevention. Through an analysis of extensive quotes from local stakeholders, the report examines ways in which CWP participants contribute to addressing violence and building social cohesion in Kagiso, one of the most populous township in the West Rand.


Themba Masuku
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Themba Masuku is the CSVR research programme manager. He holds a Master of Laws - LLM Constitutional and Human Rights law from the University of South Africa and Masters of Social Science Sociology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.


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Prof. Malose Langa is an Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in the School of Community and Human Development, Department of Psychology, at the University of Witwatersrand and Senior Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Recompilation.

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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