Trade unions development in the Transkei: a victory for worker initiative and self-organisation

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COSATU and its affiliates have become firmly established in the Transkei since the military overthrow of the authoritarian bantustan regime by Bantu Holomisa in 1987. Roger Southall shows that, despite some positive reforms by the military government, it was essentially initiatives and actions by workers themselves that brought trade union organisation to yet another region of South Africa.

 

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