SaVI Director, Dr Guy Lamb, discusses the flaws in the global survey on safety. He argues that the danger of indicators like this is that it could lead to wrong perceptions about crime and policing, which may even legitimise militarised security over less aggressive and more integrated approaches to crime prevention.
This June (2018) issue of Crime Quarterly features an on the record discussion with SaVI Director Dr Guy Lamb and SaVI researcher Ncedo Mngqibisa regarding the in-the-field realities of doing a randomised household survey.
SaVI researcher, Lauren October, discusses the causes of toxic masculinity, how it impacts society and individual behaviour, and how to get rid of it. Moving from toxic to positive masculinity.
SaVI Director, Dr Guy Lamb, discusses the recent iteration of militarised policing in South Africa, which can often be effective, but is neither a long-term nor sustainable crime prevention measure.