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Risk-taking Behaviour in South African Correctional Centres: A Case Study of the Leeuwkop Correctional Centre1

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Risk-taking behaviour is a global phenomenon that shows increased presence in certain institutional circles. Various forms of risk-taking behaviours are deeply rooted in the South African correctional system and other branches of the criminal justice system. South Africa needs new approaches to deal with matters related to risk-taking behaviour in the criminal justice system (particularly inside correctional centres), for example, HIV infection, inmate rape and a growing problem concerning substance abuse. This investigation looks into risk-taking behaviour behind prison walls. The Leeuwkop correctional complex, a microcosm of the South African correctional system, was chosen for the investigation.

Affiliations: 1: a)Department of Penology, School of Criminal Justice, College of Law, University of South Africa, Pioneer Avenue, Johannesburg 1709, South Africa; 2: b)South African Judicial Education Institute, Edura House, 41 Fox Street, 12th Floor, Johannesburg, South Africa

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2013-01-01
2016-12-07

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