oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Straffilosofiee en die toepassing daarvan in die hantering van residiviste: enkele oorwegings

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



The term recidivism refers to a practical distinction which is made between offenders and is furthermore used to explain, justify and operationalise strutural conditions and measure deemed necessary to deal with recidivists in the criminal justice system. This in turn has bearing on the objectives with which offenders associated with recidivism are punished.

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