oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Taxi violence in South Africa - The causative factors
|Article Title||Taxi violence in South Africa - The causative factors|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of the North|
|Publication Date||Jan 1998|
|Pages||33 - 42|
|Keyword(s)||Deregulation of transportation, Economic survival, Economic sustainability, Economically active population, Inadequate transport, Industry-related violence, Labour relations, Lack of control, Lack of infrastructure, Lack of skills, Long-distance commuting, Permits, Policy of apartheid, Ranking facilities and Traffic safety|
Taxi violence is one of the most burning issues in some provinces of South Africa. This is the first major business sector to be developed and run by black entrepreneurs and therefore stands as a symbol of the economic hopes of many ordinary South Africans. The devastating effect of taxi violence on society, the country and the black taxi industry itself, is virtually immeasurable.
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