LIVING WITH CRIME: Does crime affect victims’ perceived quality of life?

  • Valerie Møller Rhodes University
Keywords: crime, perceptions, victims, South Africa, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan

Abstract

Crime is thought to be a major concern that shapes the everyday lives of South Africans. But what impact does living with high levels of crime have on the mindset of ordinary citizens? A recent household crime victimisation study conducted in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality provides tentative answers to this question.

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Published
2006-03-08
Section
Research articles