Contradictions of democracy: vigilantism and rights in post-apartheid South Africa

Vigilantism and the contradictions of democratic state formation -- The people's justice: historical antecedents of contemporary vigilantism -- Spectacles of state craft: the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and post-apartheid law making -- Rights in translation: vigilantism and the meanings...

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Main Author: Smith, Nicholas Rush
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2019
In:Year: 2019
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Summary:Vigilantism and the contradictions of democratic state formation -- The people's justice: historical antecedents of contemporary vigilantism -- Spectacles of state craft: the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and post-apartheid law making -- Rights in translation: vigilantism and the meanings of institutional effectiveness and failure -- Taking charge: the contradictory pleasures of citizen crime fighting -- The risks and rewards of vigilantism -- The racial geographies of criminal panic: protesting crime in the suburbs -- Against vigilantism: citizen and state action to combat vigilantism -- Law-making and state-making as vigilantism
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 219-238
Physical Description:xvii, 244 Seiten
ISBN:9780190847180
9780190847197