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  1. Perceptions of Violence and Crime as Aggression by Turkish—Islamic Families in Johannesburg

    Perceptions of Violence and Crime as Aggression by Turkish—Islamic Families in Johannesburg

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored perceptions of aggression of Turkish-Islamic families with adolescent children in a large South African city. Participants were from four Turkish families with adolescent children (father = 4, mothers = 4; children = 5). Data were collected via...
  2. Behavioural characteristics of offenders with mental health disorders in a South African prison population

    Behavioural characteristics of offenders with mental health disorders in a South African prison population

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This exploratory study profiled behavioural characteristics of a non-random sample of 91 offenders with mental illness in a South African correctional facility. The sample is directly related to diagnosed cases from the correctional psychiatrist's case load. The most prevalent mental...
  3. Factors which predict interpersonal violence in South Africa

    Factors which predict interpersonal violence in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: This paper responds to the call for an extensive research agenda to be developed and designed to identify, plan and then implement prevention programmes with respect to violent crime in South Africa. This study began that process by identifying...
  4. Revisiting ‘township tourism’: multiple mobilities and the re-territorialisation of township spaces in Cape Town, South Africa

    Revisiting ‘township tourism’: multiple mobilities and the re-territorialisation of township spaces in Cape Town, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This article explores themes of social space and mobility significant to tourism within the townships near Cape Town, South Africa. Research on the emergence of ‘township tourism’ has produced contrasting interpretations. Some authors describe essentialised notions of ‘Africanness’, ‘culture’, and...
  5. The Illusion of Truth in Three Kenyan Crime Novels

    The Illusion of Truth in Three Kenyan Crime Novels

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Focusing on crime autobiography in Kenya, this article reads John Kiriamiti’s three novels, My Life in Crime (1984), My Life with a Criminal: Milly’s Story (1989) and My Life in Prison (2004) to argue that although the writer adopts confession...
  6. An integrative review of South Africa’s approach to victim support

    An integrative review of South Africa’s approach to victim support

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This integrative review seeks to consider the evidence on how crime victims’ rights are served within South Africa’s criminal justice system. Victims view criminal proceeding as the means through which justice for the harms they suffered can be obtained. Such...