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NCJ Number: 32979 Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINAL HOMICIDE IN UGANDA - A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY OF VIOLENT DEATHS IN ANKOLE, KIGEZI AND TORO DISTRICTS OF WESTERN UGANDA
Author(s): T MUSHANGA
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 235
Sponsoring Agency: East African Literature Bureau
Nairobi, Kenya
Sale Source: East African Literature Bureau
P.O. Box 30022
Ngong Road
Nairobi,
Kenya
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: South Africa
Annotation: IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS INCLUDING DATA ON VICTIMS AND OFFENDERS, WEAPONS AND METHODS USED, MOTIVES, AND ADJUDICATION; ALL DISCUSSED IN RELATION TO THE CULTURAL NORMS AND MORES OF THE PEOPLE IN BASICALLY RURAL AREAS.
Abstract: THE STUDY BEGINS WITH AN OVERVIEW OF THE CUSTOMS OF THE PEOPLE OF UGANDA. IT ALSO DISCUSSES THE RELATIONSHIP OF ALCOHOL TO HOMICIDE, AND GIVEN EXAMPLES OF POLITICALLY INSPIRED MASS MURDERS. SUGGESTIONS FOR THE FUTURE IN TERMS OF CORRECTIONS AND DEVIANCE APPEAR AT THE END.
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics; Fatalities; Homicide; Offender statistics; Rural area studies; Socioculture; Uganda; Victimization; Weapons
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