oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The ubiquitous urban black taxi: traffic policing's alienated subculture
|Article Title||The ubiquitous urban black taxi: traffic policing's alienated subculture|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 *CapeProvincial Traffic Department: Border region. **Department of Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1991|
|Pages||21 - 29|
|Keyword(s)||Delimitations, Negative attitudes, Rapid social change, Road user, Social attitude, Taxi associations, Traffic crime prevention and Traffic policing alienation|
Vehicular movement is vital to the national economy, small wonder then that Holden (1986:21) descriptionbed the highway as the lifeline of the nation. Almost overnight the urban black taxi appeared on the transport and criminological scene, and it was soon apparent that this phenomenon was possessed of sociological, cultural, political, economical and legal dimensions.
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