n Journal for Contemporary History - The performance of tsotsi gangs and the causes leading to their formation in Mangaung, Bloemfontein 1945-1976

Volume 29, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0258-2422
  • E-ISSN: 2415-0509



Globally there is an intensified concern with those forms of illegal violence and predation, commonly known as 'street crime', committed by youths acting in concert. It is widely held that the numbers of delinquent youths involved in crimes of violence and theft have increased, that the kinds of crimes they commit have become more serious, and that the age of offenders has become lower.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error