Race, Crime and Criminal Justice in South Africa
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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.
KeywordsDeath Penalty Violent Crime Crime Prevention Property Crime Crime Victimisation
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