RETURN TO (DIS)ORDER? POLICING GANGS THROUGH THE ARMY
Dr Irvin Kinnes, Content Adviser: Portfolio Committee on Police, and research associate of the Centre of Criminology, University of Cape Town
This course will look at the deployment of the army in the fight against gangs on the Cape Flats and provide an assessment of the state of safety on the Cape Flats after the deployment of the South African National Defence Force.
- Safer communities: disrupting the politics of the police, gangs and community
- The new war on gangs: bringing in the SANDF
Kinnes, I. (2017) Contested Governance: Police and Gang Interactions, Unpublished PhD Thesis, UCT.
Manwaring, M. (2005). Street Gangs: The New Urban Insurgency, Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute.
Petrus, T. (2014). Policing South Africa’s Ganglands: A Critique of a Paramilitary Approach, Acta Criminologica, Southern African Journal of Criminology, 27(2) 2014, 14 – 24.
Rodgers, D. & Muggah, R. (2009). Gangs as non-state armed groups: the Central American case. Contemporary security policy, 30 (2). pp. 301-317.