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Katharine Mumford

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9781861344960

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.001.0001

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Disorder in the neighbourhoods: families' experiences of crime, gangs, neighbour problems, vandalism, graffiti, drugs and ‘rough’ behaviour

Disorder in the neighbourhoods: families' experiences of crime, gangs, neighbour problems, vandalism, graffiti, drugs and ‘rough’ behaviour

Chapter:
(p.197) Nine Disorder in the neighbourhoods: families' experiences of crime, gangs, neighbour problems, vandalism, graffiti, drugs and ‘rough’ behaviour
Source:
East Enders
Author(s):

Katharine Mumford

Anne Power

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.003.0009

This chapter looks at disorder in the neighbourhoods, which include the experiences of the families with crime, gangs, and other forms of neighbourhood problems. Some of these experiences were extremely violent, while others were more trivial. The anxieties and fears of the parents are shown, and the ‘broken windows theory’ is also introduced.

Keywords:   disorder, gangs, violence, crime, neighbourhood problems, broken windows theory

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