oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The relationship between the role personality determinant and crimes committed by black street children
|Article Title||The relationship between the role personality determinant and crimes committed by black street children|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of Transkei|
|Publication Date||Jan 1992|
|Pages||69 - 74|
|Keyword(s)||Alcoholism, Child abuse, Cultural alienation, Culturally institutionalised values, Detribalism, Illegitimacy, Poverty, Racial discrimination, Repression of anti-social instincts, Role determinants and School|
Westernisation of blacks is one of the major reasons for the phenomenon of black street children in South Africa (Peacock 1989; Swart 1988a). Westernisation promotes the loss of traditional cultural values, which may then result in a disruptive urban family life.
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