Why does South Africa have such high rates of violent crime?

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). (April 2009). Why does South Africa have such high rates of violent crime? Supplement to the final report of the study on the violent nature of crime in South Africa. Produced by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) for the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster. Submitted to the Minister of Safety and Security