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Peter Squires

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781847420282

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.001.0001

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

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

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(p.73) Three Towards a balanced and practical approach to anti-social behaviour management
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ASBO nation
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Gillian Mayfield

Andy Mills

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0004

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 three aspects: practice and policy as applied in one local authority area (Leeds); the key issues for practitioners around the country (as identified by research undertaken by the National Community Safety Network); and new moves to address the causes, as well as the symptoms, of ASB (the government's Respect Agenda and the Positive Approaches group). The first section examines the strategic approach to ASB adopted in Leeds and the establishment and operation of policies and interventions to address ASB through a dedicated unit and multi-agency problem-solving panels. It describes the experiment in multiple Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) of Operation Cape and its mutation into smaller, rolling multi-agency programmes. The second section examines the findings of the National Community Safety Network's research. The third section looks at the proposals coming out of the Positive Approaches alliance.

Keywords:   United Kingdom, anti-social behaviour, National Community Safety Network, Leeds, Respect Agenda, Positive Approaches alliance, Anti-Social Behaviour Orders, Operation Cape

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