Five years after the demise of apartheid, Vincent, a young, fresh-faced man arrived in remand detention in a Western Cape facility.
Vincent had never been to prison before, and when he ...Read More
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Tied to a chair, with a plastic bag over his head and a rope around his neck, a man is electrocuted, the shocks causing deep scorches on his skin.Read More
Langa, Malose. 2011. A methodological dilemma: The street corner approach versus an institutional approach to accessing victims of torture and CIDT, Appendix D. Johannesburg: Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.CSVR developed two research ...Read More
Gear, Sasha and Barclay, Heather. 2011. Let's end it now: Stopping sexual violence in Correctional Centres: A resource for Staff. Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (3MB pdf).Read More
Gear, S. (September 2010). Imprisoning men in Violence. Masculinity and sexual abuse: a view from South African prisons. in SA Crime Quarterly No. 33. (pdf 114Kb) Available online at ISS (external link).Read More
Gear, S. (2010). ‘Brutal logic: violence, sexuality and macho myth in South African men’s prisons and beyond.’ In (Eds), Peter Aggleton and Richard Parker, Routledge Handbook of Sexuality, Health and Rights. Routledge Taylor & Francis ...Read More