oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The ubiquitous urban black taxi: traffic policing's alienated subculture

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



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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