Awaiting justice in South African prisons: performing human rights in a state of exception

Walsh, Aylwyn M. (2012) Awaiting justice in South African prisons: performing human rights in a state of exception. In: The arts of imprisonment: essays on control, resistance and empowerment. Ashgate. ISBN 9780754675860

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Abstract

The paper analyses the state of exception experienced by awaiting trial detainees in South Africa; and then makes the case for ambitious arts models to be staged as a means of challenging the abuses of human rights.

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Additional Information:The paper analyses the state of exception experienced by awaiting trial detainees in South Africa; and then makes the case for ambitious arts models to be staged as a means of challenging the abuses of human rights.
Keywords:human rights, South African Prison, Arts in prison, Digitised
Subjects:L Social studies > L310 Applied Sociology
W Creative Arts and Design > W440 Theatre studies
W Creative Arts and Design > W490 Drama not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Performing Arts
ID Code:6195
Deposited By: Aylwyn Walsh
Deposited On:20 Sep 2012 14:58
Last Modified:15 Nov 2013 15:57

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