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Prisons and penal reform in South Africa, 1938-1948

Vivienne Christine Fox

Prisons and penal reform in South Africa, 1938-1948

including a section on juvenile delinquency, and a number of important English and American publications.

by Vivienne Christine Fox

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Published by University of Cape Town, School of Librarianship in [Cape Town] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa -- Prisons and reformatories -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUniversity of Cape Town. School of Librarianship. Bibliographical series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 25 leaves.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15088615M

    Prison and penal reform in South Africa / bibliography comp. by Prison administration in South Africa And night fell: memoirs of a political prisoner in South Africa / Molefe Pheto. The revised Rules are now known as the ‘Nelson Mandela Rules’ to honour the legacy of the late President of South Africa, ‘who spent 27 years in prison in the course of his struggle for global human rights, equality, democracy and the promotion of a culture of peace’.

    South Africa's prison system was established in the nineteenth century, during the expansion of colonial rule from the Cape Peninsula to the modern boundaries of South Africa and beyond. 1 In 1. Part I of the rules covers the general management of prisons, and is applicable to all categories of prisoners, criminal or civil, untried or convicted, including prisoners subject to “security measures” or corrective measures ordered by the judge. This marked version was produced by by Penal Reform International to provide.

    South Africa: Prison Officials Explain Ramaphosa's Decision to Reduce Sentences Top Headlines South Africa Legal Affairs Attorney and head of the Penal Reform Programme at Lawyers for. the island is a tourist destination. Con Dao Island in Vietnam was used as a penal colony both by the French colonists (from onwards) and by the Republic of Vietnam (from and during the Vietnam War of –). Gorgona Island in Colombia housed .


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Prisons and penal reform in South Africa, 1938-1948 by Vivienne Christine Fox Download PDF EPUB FB2

And prison reform in South Africa as well as several southern African countries. Published by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation For information contact: Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation 4th Floor, Braamfontein Centre 23 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein PO BoxBraamfontein, Tel: +27 (11) File Size: KB.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated Prisons and penal reform in South Africa results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Historical Development Of Prisons In South Africa and most enlightened rehabilitation if a miserable environment surrounds this program.

In the history of criminal justice, as fear over crime grew, the concern with community protection reached a crescendo by worldwide, leading to rates of imprisonment previously unheralded. South Africa's prisons are also in dire need of reform.

Ironically, the prisons have been fuller in the past - in the mids more than four in every 1 citizens were in jail - but apparently better managed. Staff shortages, prisoner and warder unrest and increasingFile Size: KB.

English, Book edition: Report of Penal and Prison Reform Commission, / Union of South Africa ; [chairman: Charles William Henry Lansdown].

South Africa. Penal and Prison Reform. 2 ROADMAP FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRISON-BASED REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES which foster the willingness and ability of prisoners to lead a law-abiding and self-supporting life upon release, are crucial to reduce recidivism and to improve public safety—the ultimate objective of any sentence of imprisonment.

ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN AFRICA AND BEYOND x • University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa • PLACE, Sudan • Envirocare and Legal and Human Rights Centre, Tanzania • FHRI, FIDA, Legal Aid Project, Uganda • Legal Resources Foundation, Zambia • Southern Africa Legal Aid Network (SALAN) • International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA).

Prisons—a human rights training package for prison officials. The two main organizations responsible for drafting the text, under OHCHR's guidance, were Penal Reform International, a London-based international non-governmental organization concerned with prison conditions and penal reform.

Penal Reform International (PRI) is a non-governmental organisation working globally to promote criminal justice systems that uphold human rights for all and do no harm. We work to make criminal justice systems non-discriminatory and protect the rights of disadvantaged people.

We run practical human rights programmes and support reforms that make criminal justice fair and [ ]. A Compendium of Comparative Prison Legislation prison administrations and those concerned with prison and penal reform with examples from around the world of drafting that is ‘positive, realistic the outset, we considered legislation from 37 countries in Africa, the Americas, Europe and South Asia.

The full contribution, which our prisons can make toward a permanent reduction in the country’s crime-rate, lies also in the way in which they treat prisoners. We cannot emphasize enough the importance of both professionalism and respect for human rights.” President Nelson Mandela () Speaking to prison staff of South Africa.

PENAL REFORM, PUNISHMENT AND PRISON. 43 1. The meaning of penal reform 43 2. Ewing's educative theory of punishment. 47 Law; and the Rule of Law in South Africa by The Hon. Schreiner Justice in the Welfare State ingly I must stress the point that this book.

This book considers the life and work of Margery Fry, the woman who created the modern Howard League and dominated it from until her death inand places the UK’s oldest surviving penal reform pressure group and its current work into their historical context.

Africa’s recommendations for penal reform This book is a compilation of Declarations, Plans of Action and ECOSOC Resolutions which make logical, practical, humane and cost-effective recommendations for penal reform, written specifically in and for the African context.

Penal Reform International Acronyms List of Boxes Foreword 1. IPVs Independent Prison Visitors (South Africa) JIP Judicial Inspectorate of Prisons (South Africa) However, the book has particular significance for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa Penal Reform International (PRI) Paris, France: Sale Source: Penal Reform International (PRI) 40 rue du chateau d'Eau Paris, France Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation 4th Floor, Braamfontein Centre 23 Jorissen Street Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa: Type.

Prisons lack sanitation and access to proper medical care, and provide few rehabilitative programmes, educational or vocational opportunities.

We are an important innovator in the criminal justice sector in Sub-Saharan Africa and have shaped several reforms to improve access to justice and prison. A vision of prison reform in Africa has been born and is to be executed by the ‘Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action’ (PRAWA).

However, this body has not yet succeeded in showing the way towards the tangible improvement of the lives of inmates and penal systems in Africa (ACHPR ). The Technical Guidance for Prison Planning is a living document, intended to improve the quality of design (UNODC), and Penal Reform International (PRI).

The first version of the manual was reviewed at a meeting of technical, operational and human rights experts held in Copenhagen on October South Africa, and faced Robben. Prisons in Africa: An evaluation from a human rights perspective Jeremy Sarkin Introduction Generally speaking, those incarcerated in African prisons face years of confinement in often cramped and dirty quarters, with insufficient food allocations, inadequate hygiene, and little or no clothing or other amenities.

Central to the arguments to promote prison reforms is a human rights argument - the premise on which many UN standards and norms have been developed. However, this argument is often insufficient to encourage prison reform programmes in countries with scarce human and financial resources.

The.Prisons in South Africa are run by the Department of Correctional ing to the ministry, there are approximat employees of the department running prisons.

[citation needed] In those prisons are nearlyinmates as of August The prisons include minimum, medium and maximum security facilities.The highest rate of overcrowding in the Americas is % (El Salvador), in Africa % (Benin), in Asia % (Philippines), in Oceania % (French Polynesia), in the MENA region % (Lebanon), and in Europe % (Macedonia).

As individual countries themselves determine the capacity of particular prisons, it is likely that data may understate.