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Race, Crime and Criminal Justice in South Africa

  • Kgomotso Pearl Bosilong
  • Paulin Mbecke
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Abstract

As a preamble, this chapter begins with a brief tour of South Africa’s justice and political systems, demographics and discourses of race. The brief narrative, which will also allude to situations in Apartheid South Africa, is meant to aid understanding of contemporary issues in race, crime and criminal justice in South Africa.

Keywords

Death Penalty Violent Crime Crime Prevention Property Crime Crime Victimisation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kgomotso Pearl Bosilong
    • 1
  • Paulin Mbecke
    • 1
  1. 1.CSIR — DefencePeace, Safety and Security (DPSS)South Africa

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