Chapter 22. Popular Justice

  1. David Nugent and
  2. Joan Vincent
  1. Robert Gordon

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693681.ch22

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

How to Cite

Gordon, R. (2007) Popular Justice, in A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics (eds D. Nugent and J. Vincent), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693681.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631229728

Online ISBN: 9780470693681

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Keywords:

  • popular justice;
  • vigilantism;
  • law;
  • self-help activities;
  • privatization

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Vigilantes: Double Agents Of Law And Order

  • Vigilantes in their Various Disguises

  • Forms of Vigilantism in South Africa

  • The Making of law and Order at the Local Level

  • Vigilante Spectacles

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Suggested Further Reading