oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Socio-psychological effects of the death penalty on families of prisoners on death row
|Article Title||Socio-psychological effects of the death penalty on families of prisoners on death row|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Psychology, University of Durban-Westville|
|Publication Date||Jan 1994|
|Pages||20 - 24|
|Keyword(s)||Capital punishment, Crime rate, Data collection, Experiences of prisoners, Grieving patterns, Human repercussions, Manic behaviours, Political issues, Public attitudes, Research methods, Sentencing, Social support and Trial|
From a social-psychological point of view, it is the human impact of the death penalty that is a cause for concern, especially in a violent society such as South Africa.
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