Who Pays for Peace? Implications of the Negotiated Settlement for Reconciliation, Transformation and Violence in a Post-Apartheid South Africa

Who Pays for Peace? Implications of the Negotiated Settlement for Reconciliation, Transformation and Violence in a Post-Apartheid South Africa

This paper focuses on the legacy of the negotiated settlement in South Africa. It begins by outlining the events surrounding the South African transition, and looks closely at the role of violence in that process. The timing of the transition and the agreements reached are explored. The issue of amnesty is specifically highlighted. The long-term consequences for the survivors of apartheid of amnesties, and the economic concessions that forged peace, are discussed.

 

Who Pays for Peace
Brandon Hamber
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Brandon Hamber is a former CSVR Programme Manager. He holds a PhD Psychology from The University of Ulster and BA (Hons) MA (Clin. Psych) Ph.D. Clinical Psychology from The University of the Witwatersrand.

 

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