n Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe - Riglyne vir die liggingskeuse van gevangenisse in Suid-Afrika vanuit 'n stads-en streekbeplanningsoogpunt - 'n teoretiese analise

Volume 41, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0041-4751


South African crime statistics are among the highest in the world. The crime rate, together with an increase in criminals awaiting trial, has led to overcrowded correctional services / facilities. From the perspective of town and regional planning, there seems to be serious shortcomings with regard to the establishment of correctional facilities. In South Africa, very little has been written about the planning and location of correctional facilities. A great need for written specifications therefore exists. From a town and regional planning point of view it is necessary and very important to compose a study on the spatial search for the possible location of new correctional facilities. This study was undertaken to serve as a guideline for planners.

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