oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The South African public's reaction to crime. Part 2. Collective response to crime

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



Within the 'victimisation perspective', which considers crime to be an event rather than an act, particular emphasis is placed on community response to the threat of crime (Lewis 1981). Organisations and voluntary associations are encouraged to combine individual efforts and respond collectively to prevent and control crime.

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