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ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Peter Squires (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) was a major preoccupation of New Labour's project of social and political renewal, with Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) a controversial addition to crime and disorder ... More


Failure to Reassure as Threat

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the case law governing the imposition of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first that the grounds for imposing an order are defined ... More


Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

John Flint (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores an issue of growing importance to policy makers, academics, housing practitioners and students. It brings together contributions from the most prominent scholars in the field to ... More


Lost in translation: interpreting and implementing anti-social behaviour policies

Roger Matthews and Daniel Briggs

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB) has, over the last decade, become a government priority in the United Kingdom. As the officially recorded crime rate continues to drop, there has been no let-up ... More


Introduction: why ‘anti-social behaviour’? Debating ASBOs

Peter Squires

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This text, which is about the anti-social behaviour (ASB) phenomenon in the United Kingdom, aims to capture, in a single volume, a wide range of positions that one might take up in respect of the ... More


Governing through localism, contract and community: evidence from anti-social behaviour strategies in Scotland

Rionach Casey and John Flint

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The Scottish Executive's anti-social behaviour (ASB) strategy is primarily being delivered at the local authority level, with a particular emphasis on the worst-affected neighbourhoods. This chapter ... More


Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Roger Matthews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs) have become the main sanction for dealing with anti-social behaviour in the United Kingdom. This book provides one of the first assessments of this sanction, ... More


The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Peter Ramsay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book presents a theory of the recent emergence of a right to security and of its protection by the criminal law in the UK. It states that the protection of such a right makes sense of the ... More


Respect and the politics of behaviour

Elizabeth Burney

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the ideology behind the various initiatives of the New Labour government and investigates whether slogans with ill-defined targets are sufficient to change public behaviour. It ... More


Views from agencies

Roger Matthews, Helen Easton, Daniel Briggs, and Ken Pease

in Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter summarises the findings of the research which explored the operation, views and experiences of the relevant agencies in selecting and processing cases of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders ... More


Disciplining women: anti-social behaviour and the governance of conduct

Judy Nixon and Caroline Hunter

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on anti-social behaviour (ASB) and the notion that ASB is a gendered issue. It presents findings from a three-year evaluation of six Family Intervention Projects (FIPs) which ... More


Resilient Fabians? Anti-social behaviour and community safety work in Wales

Adam Edwards and Gordon Hughes

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter summarises findings from research into the work of community safety managers in Wales, entailing responses to anti-social behaviour (ASB) in each of the 22 community safety partnerships ... More


Towards a balanced and practical approach to anti-social behaviour management

Gillian Mayfield and Andy Mills

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter approaches the issue of addressing anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the United Kingdom from the perspective of practitioners and policy makers operating at a local level. It focuses on ... More


Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Andrew Millie (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over recent years, the government focus on anti-social behaviour has been replaced by a focus on respect. Tony Blair's ‘Respect Action Plan’ was launched in January 2006, Gordon Brown spoke of ‘duty, ... More


Asocial not anti-social: the ‘Respect Agenda’ and the ‘therapeutic me’

Stuart Waiton

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The promotion of respect in society, like the concern about anti-social behaviour, engages with issues that on the one hand are relatively small or insignificant — dropping litter or not saying ... More


Conclusion

Roger Matthews, Helen Easton, Daniel Briggs, and Ken Pease

in Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This has been an exploratory study of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) in the United Kingdom based on a selective sample of offenders, agencies, victims and residents. It became evident in the ... More


Failure to Reassure as Public Wrong

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides detailed analysis of the case law on the criminal offence of breach of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first, that the offence converts the conduct ... More


ASBO youth: rhetoric and realities

Brian McIntosh

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Under New Labour, the problem of anti-social behaviour (ASB) has become, and continues to be, a central policy issue in the United Kingdom. The introduction of a raft of new legislation to deal with ... More


The Reassurance Gap

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews the development of New Labour's anti-social behaviour policy in the context of its wider criminal justice and social policies. It argues that the Anti-Social Behaviour Order' ... More


Rough justice, enforcement or support: young people and their families in the community

Dawn E. Stephen and Peter Squires

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter considers the following questions: first, the balance, or, more properly, the relationships between enforcement and support in anti-social behaviour management work; second, the extent ... More


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