Rape unresolved: policing sexual offences in South Africa

"Of the approximately 50,000 rape cases reported in South Africa every year, only between 4% and 8% end in conviction. To understand the criminal justice system's s failure to adequately deal with sexual violence, one needs to start with the police. This book tells the story of some of the...

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Main Author: Smythe, Dee (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Claremont, South Africa UCT Press 2015
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 7830
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Summary:"Of the approximately 50,000 rape cases reported in South Africa every year, only between 4% and 8% end in conviction. To understand the criminal justice system's s failure to adequately deal with sexual violence, one needs to start with the police. This book tells the story of some of the cases reported to the South African Police Service and how they were dealt with." -- Publisher's description: https://books.google.co.za/books/about/Rape_Unresolved.html?id=TLaKrgEACAAJ&redir_esc=y
CHAPTER 1. Charges dropped : an introduction to attrition in South Africa -- CHAPTER 2. Paper rich : rape in South African law and practice -- CHAPTER 3. The South African Police Service and the communities they police -- CHAPTER 4. A sketch of the cases -- CHAPTER 5. Recalcitrant victims -- CHAPTER 6. Complainant withdrawals -- CHAPTER 7. False complaints -- CHAPTER 8. Refractory systems -- CHAPTER 9. Taking responsibility/apportioning blame
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seiten 266-300
Physical Description:x, 316 Seiten
ISBN:9781919895895