The article aims at contrasting the autopoietic understanding of an individual and her or his
actions as described by Niklas Luhmann with Paul Ricoeur’s notion of narrative identity,
focusing on people as legal subjects. ...
Buitendag, Nico; Coetzer, Neil(University of Pretoria, Department of Political Sciences, 2015)
On 16 August 2012, striking miners in Marikana, South Africa were fired
upon by the South African Police Service, resulting in the death of 44
mineworkers. For many the incident has signalled a turning point for the