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Transforming the robocops : changing police in South Africa

Author: Monique Marks
Publisher: Scotsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The structure, uniform, equipment, and training of the South African Police Service have changed since apartheid, says Marks (sociology, U. of KwaZulu-Natal); the force proclaims a community-oriented service ethic, hires more women and black personnel in high positions, and is rarely rather than often excessively violent during demonstrations and protests. Still, she asks how much the police have changed, and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marks, Monique.
Transforming the robocops.
Scotsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2005
(OCoLC)604495303
Online version:
Marks, Monique.
Transforming the robocops.
Scotsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2005
(OCoLC)629320755
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Monique Marks
ISBN: 1869140435 9781869140434
OCLC Number: 62329567
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 4 10 14
Description: xvi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Monique Marks.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9781869140434
(Sirsi) 249411

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Through all the bitter decades of apartheid, the South African Police brutally invaded the everyday lives of ordinary citizens, displaying absolute contempt for human rights. In this book, the author  Read more...
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