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Policing for a new South Africa

Author: Michael Brogden; Clifford D Shearing
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The state police force of South Africa has acquired massive notoriety since its formation. Its officers have developed a reputation for routinely provoking violence and torturing suspects. As the key bastion of apartheid it is in urgent need of change. In Policing for a New South Africa Mike Brogden and Clifford Shearing evaluate the options for change. They critically analyse orthodox policing ideas imported from
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Genre/Form: Zuid-Afrika
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Brogden; Clifford D Shearing
ISBN: 0415100275 9780415100274 0415083214 9780415083218
OCLC Number: 27265212
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 10
Description: xiii, 234 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: through the looking-glass --
pt. I. Catharsis. 2. Policing apartheid --
violence within the rules. 3. Police culture and the discourse of supremacy. 4. Township policing --
experiencing the SAP --
pt. II. Pathways of reform. 5. An orthodox solution --
doing it the Western way. 6. Processes of ordering in the townships. 7. Towards a dual system of policing.
Responsibility: Mike Brogden and Clifford Shearing.
Local System Bib Number:
u247055
(Sirsi) i9780415100274
(Sirsi) 247055

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