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Towards justice? : crime and state control in South Africa

Author: Desirée Hansson; Dirk Van Zyl Smit
Publisher: Cape Town : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Series: Contemporary South African debates.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Topics discussed include : urban street gangs; police abuse of power; death squads; counter-revolutionary state strategy; state lawlessness; vigilantism; corporal punishment; expert testimony.
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Towards justice?
Cape Town : Oxford University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)645803728
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desirée Hansson; Dirk Van Zyl Smit
ISBN: 0195705793 9780195705799
OCLC Number: 23478545
Description: 278 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: An overview of state lawlessness in South Africa / Dullah Omar --
Changes in counter-revolutionary state strategy in the decade 1979 to 1989 / Desiree Hansson --
Vigilantism and the policing of African townships: manufacturing violent stability / Nicholas Hayson --
Political discourse and the history of the South African police / Elrena van der Spuy --
Policing political opponents: death squads and cop culture / Nico Steytler --
Capita punishment and the politics of the doctrine of common purpose / Dennis Davis --
Expert testimony on collective violence / Don Foster --
Expert testimony on community attitudes to sentencing: the case of the Upington 26 / Desiree Hansson and Derrick Fine --
Corporal punishment: acceptable state violence? / Julia Sloth-Nielsen --
Community responses to police abuse of pwer: coping with the Kitskonstabels / Derrick Fine and Desiree Hansson --
The resurgence of urban street gangs and communituy responses in Cape Town during the late eighties / Wilfried Scharf.
Series Title: Contemporary South African debates.
Responsibility: edited by Desirée Hansson and Dirk van Zyl Smit.
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This book looks at crime and state control in South Africa in light of the current social and political turmoil in that country. The contributors, leading academics and lawyers, work within a radical  Read more...

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