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Don Pinnock
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Don Pinnock, former editor of Getaway magazine, is also a criminologist who co-drafted the Youth Justice White Paper for the ANC government. He is among South Africa’s top experts on gangsterism and wrote the seminal book on the topic called The Brotherhoods: Street Gangs and State Control, Gangs, Rituals and Rites of Passage‚Äč, which caused quite a stir when it was published in 1984. Pinnock is a specialist in adolescent deviance and founder of Usiko, a rehabilitation organisation for high-risk youths.

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