On the record - An obituary for Professor Mike Brogden, sociologist, social historian, policing scholar, troublemaker of sorts

  • Elrena van der Spuy University of Cape Town


Elrena van der Spuy reflects on the life and work of Mike Brogden, whose work on on crime, criminal justice and policing in the context of social history shaped converstations on police reform and the field of criminology in South Africa.

Author Biography

Elrena van der Spuy, University of Cape Town

Professor in the Centre of Criminology at the University of Cape Town. Her work focuses on the social history of police and policing in South Africa.

On the record