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extent of juvenile crime in South Africa

J. D. Venter

extent of juvenile crime in South Africa

an analysis of the problem based on available information

by J. D. Venter

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Published by Dept. of Education, Arts, and Science, National Bureau of Educational and Social Research in [S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.D. Venter.
SeriesResearch series / National Bureau of Educational and Social Research ; no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCL 84/0049 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 34 cm.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2896463M
LC Control Number84123627

Juvenile Crime Law is a subcategory of Juvenile gh a type of criminal law, juvenile crime law only deals with under-age individuals, who are treated very differently than adults in criminal law, and usually have their own courts of law. While it is common cause that South Africa has high levels of crime and that what distinguishes the country from other countries with similarly high crime rates is the violent nature of much of the crime, it is less commonly known that South Africa’s youth, that is, young people aged , are generallyFile Size: KB.

Books shelved as south-african-fiction: Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee, Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton, Life and Times of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee, Wa. Criminal law is important for HIV and AIDS for a number of reasons: • Some crimes (like rape and sexual abuse) can make a person more • vulnerable to HIV. Questions are often asked about whether a person can be criminally charged for harmful HIV-related behaviour – in other words,File Size: KB.

  With 27% unemployment (or more), especially among young men, crime is inevitable. Unemployment contributes to at least some of the crime problem. But there are other countries in the world where unemployment is very high (Spain, Greece, Yemen, Nam. WORLD FACTBOOK OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS South Korea This country report is one of many prepared for the World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems under Grant No. BJ-CX from the Bureau of Justice Statistics to the State University of New York at Size: KB.


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Extent of juvenile crime in South Africa by J. D. Venter Download PDF EPUB FB2

The pattern of crime in South Africa must be seen against the kaleidoscope of change that arises from the impact of one culture upon another. In the aboriginal culture of the Bantu there are: elaborate political organization, with high status attached to chieftainship; a polygymous marriage Author: Robert C.

Williamson. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE of juveniles and the prevention of juvenile delinquency/crime. Inthe Tenth United Nations Congress took place in Vienna. During this congress, the importance of taking measures to prevent Treatment of Juvenile Offenders and their reintegration into society Treatment of Juvenile Offenders and their.

There are high crime rates in South Africa. Crimes such as rape and murder are at a higher percentage than the United States. Crime is much higher in general in South Africa. The Juvenile Justice System in South Africa was finalized in after 16 years of work putting it together.

Crime has been increasing gradually in South Africa since It is, however, since and not more recently as is popularly believed, that levels have risen sharply. By turns alarming, sad and funny, [Trevor Noah’s] book provides a harrowing look, through the prism of Mr.

Noah’s family, at life in South Africa under apartheid Born a Crime is not just an unnerving account of growing up in South Africa under apartheid, but a love letter to the author’s remarkable mother.”—Michiko Kakutani /5(K). Young 'black' men in South Africa remain the primary victims and perpetrators of crime and violence in South Africa.

Very few 'black' youth have escaped unscathed from the effects of apartheid - family dysfunction, poor-quality education and lack of safety. Marginalisation is common in South Africa, and among South African youth 27% could beFile Size: KB. Broad trends and categories of crime in South Africa 41 Violent crime 43 Provincial variations in rates of violent crime 47 The relationship between violent crime and property crime 48 Levels of imprisonment for violent crime as opposed to other offences 49 5.

Comparing levels of violence in South Africa to those in other countries 51 Size: 1MB. justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.

The NIJ has compiled profiles of a range of crime prevention initiatives evaluated globally and classifies them as effective, promising or no effect. The information can be accessed at In South Africa, different crime prevention projects and programmes have also been. Ever since apartheid, south africas crime rate has been more to the escalation side than the decreasing side and this also includes cases of juvenile deliquency although to a lesser extent.

Juvenile deliquency refers to antisocial or illegal behavior by children or adolescents. is the broad-based term given to juveniles who commit crimes. Youth violence is a growing challenge for the societies and governments of many countries, including South Africa.

Internationally, the number of youth homicides has been increasing for years. Around the globe, every year almost a quarter of a million people under the age of 30 are murdered.

This accounts for half of all homicides globally per year. A CRIMINOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF ASSOCIATED ROBBERIES IN GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA by MAHLOGONOLO STEPHINA THOBANE Submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY in the subject The extent.

Abuse is also a key contributor to juvenile crime. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention study determined that abuse, whether physical or verbal, is one of the top two factors in juvenile crime. The other is gang-related activity.

Youths who live in depressed neighborhoods often join gangs for g: South Africa. South Africa is a country ravaged by crime, yet few theoretical frameworks exist by which to guide crime reduction initiatives, and none incorporating a spatial component.

Juvenile justice in the pre‐colonial, colonial and apartheid periods therefore reflected the ideologies and broader societal practices that existed in South Africa during the different eras. The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile JusticeCited by: 1.

Juvenile delinquency is a growing trend in the country, with South Africa ill-equipped to appropriately deal with children who are in trouble with the law. Keywords: Youth crime, juvenile delinquency, Kenya POVERTY AND CRIME AMONG THE YOUTH Various observations indicate that most of the youth are in crime because of poverty, which drove them into criminal acts for survival (Prior & Paris, ).

At Y.C.T.C, the study revealed that over 70%; more than 40 out of 55 of the inmates were. priority of schooling. Future research could explore the role of social ills in the South African context on the development of learners’ antisocial behaviour.

Key terms Juvenile; adolescent; youth; juvenile delinquency; status offence; antisocial behaviour; risk factors; protective factors; retributive justice. South Africa has a notably high rate of murders, assaults, rapes and other violent crimes, compared to most countries.

Crime researcher Eldred de Klerk concluded that poverty and poor service delivery directly impact crime levels, while disparities between rich and poor are also to blame. Statistics indicate that crime affects mainly poorer South Africans.

Proactive crime prevention strategies are central to the longer term reduction of crime in South Africa. But they themselves are limited without effective institutions to process (and rehabilitate) offenders once crimes have been committed. While the development of proactive solutions to crime should be a priority, the focus - at least in theFile Size: KB.

(). Exploring Factors Contributing to Crime and Violence in South African High Schools: The Case of Study on Nzululwazi High School in Alice Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa. International Journal of Educational Sciences: Vol.

14, No. 3, pp. Cited by: 2. security and access to justice sector in South Africa. 2. Criminal Justice System Policy The South African government's approach to criminal justice is contained in the overarching National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS), which, to some extent, still guides activities in the criminal justice sector.

Further policy documents, such as the File Size: KB.29 Report on the Conference on Law Practice and Policy, "South African Juvenile Justice Today", October 30 Raulinga, Siditi and Thipanyane pa 86 and in L.

Pollecut et al. (), Legal Rights of Children in South Africa. National Institute of Public and International Law.While crime on the whole is a matter of grave concern in South Africa, crime involving juvenile offenders is particularly so and it is on the rise.

Sexual offences among children are occurring more frequently, and children are increasingly being trafficked and used as sex workers or slaves.3/5(1).