Measuring justice: quantitative accountability and the National Prosecuting Authority in South Africa

From apartheid administrators to lawyers of the people : a history of accountability inside the South African Prosecution Authority (1948-2018) -- Ethnographic research in a multi-local organisation : access, challenges and methods -- "Stats talk" and alternative expressions of accountabil...

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Main Author: Mugler, Johanna (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge New York, NY Cambridge University Press 2019
Edition:First published
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Summary:From apartheid administrators to lawyers of the people : a history of accountability inside the South African Prosecution Authority (1948-2018) -- Ethnographic research in a multi-local organisation : access, challenges and methods -- "Stats talk" and alternative expressions of accountability : NPA lower court prosecutors at work -- No fear of numbers : reactivity and the political economy of NPA performance measurement -- At the top of the NPA : managing with numbers and numerical reflexivity -- Lies, damned lies and statistics : making sense of misleading or imperfect NPAconviction rates -- Concluding remarks
Item Description:Based on author's thesis (doctoral - Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 2015) issued under title: By their own account : an ethnography of (quantitative) accountability and the National Prosecuting Authority in South Africa
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Physical Description:xiii, 196 Seiten
ISBN:9781108475112