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Title: Planning against crime: preventing crime with people not barriers
Authors: Landman, K
Liebermann, S
Keywords: Planning
Urban Planning
Community participation
Security villages
Enclosed neighbourhoods
Issue Date: Mar-2005
Publisher: Institute for Security Studies
Citation: Landman, K, Liebermann, S. 2005. Planning against crime: preventing crime with people not barriers. SA Crime Quarterly, No 11, pp 21-26
Abstract: In SA Crime Quarterly No 8 2004, the argument was made for better use of bylaws by city governments in an effort to prevent crime. Another equally effective tool available to municipalities lies in the area of urban planning. Crime is closely tied to the places in which it occurs. That is why many residents and businesses have opted for enclosed neighbourhoods and security villages. But there are alternatives that avoid the problems of access and exclusion that come with erecting barriers. A model recently piloted by the CSIR shows the benefits of directly involving residents in the planning of integrated safety strategies for their area.
Description: Copyright: 2005 Institute for Security Studies http://www.issafrica.org
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2634
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General science, engineering & technology

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