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One person's culture is another person's crime : a cultural defence in South African law?
The South African legal system is dualistic in nature with the one part consisting of the Western common law and the other consisting of African customary law. Although these two legal systems enjoy equal recognition, they ...
Mishandelde vrou-sindroom en strafregtelike aanspreeklikheid
(North-West University, 2008)
BATTERED WOMAN SYNDROME AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY. The effect of prolonged abuse on a woman has been labelled as "learned helplessness". The theory of learned helplessness presupposes that a woman who is continuously abused ...