Taking on Altbeker: A Country at War with Itself - The debate continues

  • Anthony Collins University of KwaZulu-Natal
Keywords: crime, violence, South Africa, police, psychology


Antony Altbeker's book A Country at War with Itself provides a strong basis for considering what is wrong with current approaches to dealing with violent crime. In this article psychologist Anthony Collins reviews the book and argues that developmental psychology might offer alternative insights and solutions that go beyond policing and punishment.

Author Biography

Anthony Collins, University of KwaZulu-Natal
School of Psychology
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