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Policing and crime control in post-apartheid South Africa

Author: Anne-Marie Singh
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Series: Interdisciplinary research series in ethnic, gender, and class relations.
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Anne-Marie Singh offers a comprehensive account of policing transformations in post-apartheid South Africa. Themes addressed include the exercise of coercive authority, state and non-state expertise in policing, the 'rationally-choosing' criminal, and the importance of developing an active and responsible citizenship.
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Singh, Anne-Marie.
Policing and crime control in post-apartheid South Africa.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008
(DLC) 2007042383
(OCoLC)174138937
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne-Marie Singh
ISBN: 9780754688600 0754688607
OCLC Number: 471128097
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 146 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Crime control and political authorities --
Crime control and the private security industry --
Crime control and corporate enterprises --
Crime control and community authorities --
Conclusion : Coercion, crime control and governance.
Series Title: Interdisciplinary research series in ethnic, gender, and class relations.
Responsibility: Anne-Marie Singh.
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