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Bouncers: Violence and Governance in the Night-Time Economy

Dick Hobbs, Philip Hadfield, Stuart Lister, and Simon Winlow

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288007
eISBN:
9780191700484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288007.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In recent years, the expansion of night-time leisure has emerged as a key indicator of post-industrial urban prosperity, attracting investment, creating employment and re-generating the built ... More


Introduction

Dick Hobbs, Philip Hadfield, Stuart Lister, and Simon Winlow

in Bouncers: Violence and Governance in the Night-Time Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288007
eISBN:
9780191700484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288007.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The changing economic conditions have led to the emergence of night time industries in cities. The occupation of bouncers has become associated with these industries since protection from outside ... More


A Word At The Door: Bouncers On Their Work

Dick Hobbs, Philip Hadfield, Stuart Lister, and Simon Winlow

in Bouncers: Violence and Governance in the Night-Time Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288007
eISBN:
9780191700484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288007.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter takes account of the experiences of different bouncers to explain the harshness of their daily work. How they dealt with violence and their role of maintaining order in the nightclubs. ... More


Manners Maketh the Man: Licensing ‘Door Supervisors’ and the Discourses of Professionalism and Safety

Dick Hobbs, Philip Hadfield, Stuart Lister, and Simon Winlow

in Bouncers: Violence and Governance in the Night-Time Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288007
eISBN:
9780191700484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288007.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The main focus of the chapter is to illustrate the relationship between bouncers and the state. The chapter also deals with the local state's initiatives to regulate the bouncers through its ... More


Big People, Dirty Work: A Conclusion

Dick Hobbs, Philip Hadfield, Stuart Lister, and Simon Winlow

in Bouncers: Violence and Governance in the Night-Time Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288007
eISBN:
9780191700484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288007.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Night time industries will still continue to thrive in the post-modern age. The chapter explains the point that given the inefficiency of attempts at crime prevention in the night time industries, ... More


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