Malose Langa

Black Man at Oscar Pistorius Trial in Absentia

This article explores the social representation of black masculinities as violent in the globally publicized case of the murder by Oscar Pistorius of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. This murder and the subsequent media interest it ...

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Torture and Corruption: Violent Exchanges in Marginalized South African Communities

This chapter examines the link between corrupt activities and the threat of ill-treatment or torture. It looks at how law enforcement uses force or threats thereof to extort money and services from vulnerable groups and ...

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Stories of Torture Survivors Who Sought Redress in Post-Apartheid South Africa

This report forms part of a broader Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation attempt to understand changing patterns of torture in the new South Africa. The report looks only at experiences of torture ...

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The Role of Ex-offenders in Implementing the Community Work Programme as a Crime and Violence Prevention Initiative

This article deals with the perceived impact of the Community Work Programme (CWP) (a state-sponsored job creation project) in preventing crime and violence in the townships of Ivory Park and Orange Farm, South Africa. The ...

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The Community Work Programme in Kagiso

This report forms part of a study on the role of the Community Work Programme (CWP), a South African public employment initiative, in violence prevention. Through an analysis of extensive quotes from local stakeholders, the ...

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Facilitating or Hindering Social Cohesion? The Impact of the Community Work Programme in Selected South African Townships

This article discusses the effects of a public employment initiative known as the Community Work Program (CWP) on social cohesion in South Africa. The article is based on research that investigated the impact of the ...

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