Future Directions in African Crime and Criminal Justice History

  title={Future Directions in African Crime and Criminal Justice History},
  author={S. Hynd},
  journal={Crime, history and societies},
  • S. Hynd
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Crime, history and societies
“One slaughters a beast and then throws feed to his brother. One does not do that to a human being”. This is what the history of crime and law in Africa should do, and has been striving to do: to analyse what it means to be human, to live a life as part of a given community under often extraordinarily difficult conditions, and to investigate what happens when the social and legal boundaries establishing appropriate membership of that community are violated. Jonny Steinberg’s account of one yo… Expand