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Урбана безбедност као јавно добро
The Urban Safety As Public Good

Author(s): Nataša Danilović Hristić
Subject(s): Criminal Law, Civil Law, Public Law, Rural and urban sociology
Published by: Institut za uporedno pravo
Keywords: safety; public good; public space; urban planning; prevention;

Summary/Abstract: The safety of the community means protection of the people and goods of every kind of the threats and damages, as positive results of the crime prevention are very important aspect of the quality of the urban life. The public (city, urban) space is essential for the urban environment; it provides identity and image, usually referring to the open and to all citizens available ambiance, regardless of their gender, race, ethnic origin, age or socio-economical status and without financial compensation for its use. Unfortunately, exactly in such kind of the environment it is possible the phenomenon of the everyday violence, which results with harmful consequences as inadequately or reduced use of the public spaces, because of the fear for the personal safety, which leads to the overall decrease of the economical value of the location, the social segregation and similar negative and hardly corrigible results. The urban planning and legal regulations as a assemblage of all legal and sublegal documents, standards and normative of the profession, as spatial and urban plans of the different levels of detailing, coverage and theme, compiled according to orderly obligations and procedures, have a goal to regulate the relationships in the space and could significantly contribute to increasing of the level of urban safety.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 270-289
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: Serbian