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  • Luyt, Willem Frederik Muller (1996-06)
    In the study below, the phenomenon of "maximum security prisons" is described as it is applied in various parts of the world, according to capita selecta. The phenomenon is described as it occurs in four countries, namely ...
  • Luyt, Willem Frederik Muller (1999-06)
    Research into unit management in prisons was necessitated by a need to change the way in which South Africa deals with prisoners. The lack of respect for human dignity, poor control in prisons before and after demilitarisation ...
  • Hlongwane, Amon Lemmy (1998-11)
    The inmates who are serving life imprisonment are provided with the treatment programmes throughout their incarceration period until they are released from custody. In addition, they are afforded with their primary and ...
  • Du Toit, Pauline (2001-02)
    In the following theoretical study the phenomenon of boot camps is described within a penological perspective, as it has originated and developed and is applied in the United States of America. The primary aim of this study ...
  • Van der Westhuizen, Barend Marthinus (1999-11)
    This research project was undertaken to establish what influence the lack of discipline amongst prisoners and members of Correctional Services has on the rehabilitation of offenders. A complete literature study was done ...
  • Tshweu, Podile Samuel (2000-11)
    Private prisons in South Africa are still premature but it will be increased because negotiations are on the track. The government should take a more serious look at private prisons as an alternative to public production ...
  • Oliver, Charles Edwin (1999-06)
    In the light of a more punitive stance in Corrections and public discontent with the criminal justice system, a number of studies have been conducted since 1970 testing public punitiveness, probably in an attempt to ...
  • Nkosi, Majozi Ephraim (1998-11)
    The Department of Correctional Services sees the need for intensive preparation of inmates for reintegration into the community after release. Presently the Department of Correctional Services conducts pre-release preparation ...
  • Bothma, Roelf Gerhardus Petrus (2014-11-)
    The rationale of this research is to present a scientifically founded comparative study regarding parole. The comparisons are summarised on a theoretical and fundamental basis regarding: Release on parole:: A Penological ...
  • Fitz, Lincoln Gustav (2013-12)
    The thesis examine the process of rehabilitation offered by the Department of Correctional Service as from the time the offender is admitted (sentenced) until such time he is released back into society. Rehabilitation in ...
  • Louw, Francois Christiaan Marthinus (2013-11)
    The researcher conducted a mixed method research study on parole violations from a South African perspective. In South Africa, there is limited research regarding the causes of parole violations. Thus, the study is mainly ...
  • Weyers, Andries Petrus (2014-02-07)
    Crime is as old as mankind. It started with an incident of theft inside Paradise and a murder outside. In order to understand the phenomenon of crime several theories were formulated over time. One fact should be recognized: ...
  • Labane, Aaron (2013-10-16)
    Since the Department of Correctional Services has been transformed into an institution of rehabilitation and the promotion of corrections has become a societal responsibility, there is a new dimension to the classification ...
  • Matetoa, Julia Mathuetsi (2013-08)
    Corrections has always been conventionally known as an occupational discipline and not a profession. The organization of corrections has been spoken of as a penitentiary, bearing in mind that the models of the buildings ...
  • Matshaba, Thabiso Donald (2011-11)
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the implementation of the components of unit management, namely; architecture, case management, risk management and human rights in South African Youth Development Centres. The ...
  • Jonker, Dina Carolina (2011-11)
    This report is the result of a literature study and questionnaire which gave insight on the role of Department of Correctional Services in the rehabilitation of child molesters. Correctional Services has adopted a new ...
  • Visser, Johannes Gresse (2009-10)
    The aim of this dissertation is to place the phenomenon of the overpopulation of South African prisons in perspective and to rectify the current situation in search of possible solutions. Since 1981, when this phenomenon ...
  • Mashabela, Manaso Pelmos (2010-10)
    One of the fundamental objectives of the criminal justice system in any country is to punish, rehabilitate, deter, incapacitate and reintegrate offenders into communities. The main motive of punishment therefore is to ...
  • Moshoeu, Gomolemo Noreen (2010-01)
    Risk taking behaviours such as drug use, sexual activities and tattooing are prevalent in the correctional institutions, including those in South Africa. Such behaviours pose a serious challenge as regards health care of ...

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