Corpus ID: 130862307

Deviances and the construction of a 'healthy nation' in South Africa :

@inproceedings{Filippi2014DeviancesAT,
  title={Deviances and the construction of a 'healthy nation' in South Africa :},
  author={N. Filippi},
  year={2014}
}
  • N. Filippi
  • Published 2014
  • Geography, Political Science
This thesis is a microhistorical investigation of the dynamics of control and resistance in Pollsmoor Prison and Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital’s Maximum Security section from 1964 to 1994 in South Africa. It examines the evolution of daily life inside these institutions, both situated in the Western Cape, and the extent to which these institutions were part of the security apparatus developed by the apartheid state. The permeability of Pollsmoor and Valkenberg shed light on the connections… Expand
3 Citations

References