oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Criminology of riots
|Article Title||Criminology of riots|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of Muenster/Westfalia, Germany|
|Publication Date||Jan 1993|
|Pages||7 - 15|
|Keyword(s)||Causes, Control, Erecting barricades, Group applies violence, Illegal gathering, Intend damaging, Manifestations, Patterns of riots, Plundering shops, Prevention, Riots in mass media, Societal opinion and Typologies of riots|
Riots take place at times in connection with demonstrations, at times in connection with other occurrences. They must not be confused with demonstrations. A demonstration is a peaceful gathering to which the citizens of a constitutional democracy have a constitutional right; it is also a collective protest pointing to socio-cultural deficiencies, thus virtually preventing riots.
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