By Sarah Pickard
This complete, interdisciplinary assortment examines assorted kinds of anti-social behaviour in Victorian and modern Britain, supplying a special comparability of the equipment which were hired through governments to manage it.
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While some marvelled ironically that private individuals were taking on tasks which the police were paid to do (Punch, 1870), there was clearly support in some quarters for seeing ‘respectable inhabitants of the vicinity’ administering ‘a sound thrashing here and there with a stout cane’ to the borough’s roughs (John Bull, 1870). An article from the Saturday Review, published some six months before the Islington initiative, gives a sense of the bleak mood in conservative circles at the time regarding law enforcement in the capital.
It was an initiative which effectively trained an entire cohort of Liberal and Labour intellectuals – William Beveridge and Clement Attlee among them – and, arguably, set the agenda for British social policy until well into the twentieth century. While Pim’s suggestion smacked of Victorian ‘manliness’, and the Toynbee Hall endeavour still derived from a philanthropic, even paternalistic view of the working classes, the 1880s also saw policy changes which reﬂected the growing professionalization and sophistication of ‘social science’ (later consolidated by the establishment, for example, of the London School of Economics in 1895), and its political corollary: the emergence of the ‘expert’ bureaucrat/technocrat.
Whereby] all urbanites were placed under its watchful eye whether they were holders of public ofﬁce or the lowliest of public drunks’ (Croll, 1997: 3–4). Policing incivility Theirs were not the only eyes on the Victorian street of course. Pioneering research by historian Robert D. Storch (1975; 1976) established the idea of the Victorian police as ‘domestic missionaries’, working in tandem with local politicians, religious and charity groups to push for the moral improvement of the working class.