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Title: Urban future: enclosed neighbourhoods
Authors: Landman, K
Keywords: Johannesburg
Crime
Enclosed neighbourhoods
Controlled access
Urban future
Issue Date: Jul-2000
Citation: Landman, K. 2000. Urban future: enclosed neighbourhoods. Urban Futures Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, July 10-14, 2000, pp10
Abstract: In many neighbourhoods in South Africa, especially Johannesburg, residents have acted in an apparent attempt to prevent crime in their areas. In several instances this results in enclosed neighbourhoods with controlled access. These people firmly believe that life within an enclosed neighbourhood provides a solution to crime and an improved quality of life. Yet, conclusive evidence of its effectiveness is lacking. City planners are being confronted with requests for permission to enclose entire neighbourhoods. The question is however, what the implications of these types of developments are for future urban environments.
Description: Paper presented at the Urban Futures Conference, "Aspects of city life Identifying key issues facing metropolitan structures in the new millennium", Johannesburg, South Africa, 10-14 July, 2000
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2844
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