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Youth crime and youth culture in the inner city

Author: Bill Sanders
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
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"Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City offers an interpretive account of juvenile delinquency within the modern inner city, an environment characterised by a long history of social deprivation and high rates of crime. A wide range of topics are explored, such as young people's motivation for, frequency of and attitudes towards a variety of illegal behaviours, such as street robbery, burglary, theft, drug  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Sanders
ISBN: 0415355036 9780415355032
OCLC Number: 55109134
Notes: Data from interviews with 31 young people and 37 professionals in the London borough of Lambeth.
Description: xix, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Research in the inner city --
2. Lambeth --
3. Robbery, burglary, theft --
4. Drug use and drug selling --
5. Graffiti, joyriding, vandalism --
6. Violence --
7. Style, group behaviour, interactions with the police --
8. The moral universes of young people who have offended --
9. What is to be done about crime and delinquency in Lambeth?
Responsibility: Bill Sanders.
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