By Martin Chanock

ISBN-10: 0521032970

ISBN-13: 9780521032971

ISBN-10: 0521791561

ISBN-13: 9780521791564

the improvement of the South African felony approach within the early 20th century used to be an important to the institution and upkeep of the structures which underpinned the racist country, together with keep watch over of the inhabitants, the operating of the economic system, and the legitimization of the regime. Martin Chanock's hugely illuminating and definitive standpoint on that improvement examines all parts of the legislations: felony legislations and criminology; the Roman-Dutch legislation; the State's African legislations; and land, labour and 'rule of legislations' questions. His revisionist research of the development of South African felony tradition illustrates the bigger tactics of criminal colonization, whereas the glory of the interplay among imported doctrine and legislative types with neighborhood contexts and techniques additionally offers a foundation for figuring out the re-fashioning of legislations lower than situations of post-colonialism and globalization.

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