Crime, fear and continuous traumatic stress in South Africa: What place social cohesion?

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Eagle, Gillian;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Psychology in Society
  • Subject: continuous traumatic stress | collective efficacy | South Africa | crime | social cohesion | fear of crime

International literature on crime and violence suggests that social cohesion may play a key role in facilitating prevention at community level. It is argued that in South Africa high levels of crime entailing interpersonal violation not only reflect ruptures in the soci... View more
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