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29 September 2009

What crime stats can tell us about citizenship

Kim Trollip

THE RECENTLY released crime statistics can tell us a number of things, but mostly what they can tell us about is the state of citizenship in South Africa.

To what extent are we becoming a political community of shared rights and shared obligations that cross the race and class divides? What they tell us is that we are in a doubly descending~spiral.

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