By David Downes
Till the paintings of John Mays within the Liverpool of the early Fifties, delinquency was once approached in Britain as an issue to be analyzed merely via statistical inventories or mental profiles. It used to be Mays' paintings which spread out what has on the grounds that familiarize yourself territory: delinquency instead, neighbourhood and social environment. those essays replicate, in a number of methods, the strain at the neighborhood, city, social international conveyed by way of John Mays as crucial for an realizing of crime and delinquency. the themes coated contain the matter and response in overdue Victorian England, Merseyside because the concentration for unemployment and its concerning knowing delinquency, woman crime and policing within the East finish and south of London. David Downes is the writer of "The antisocial Solution", "Gambling, paintings and Leisure", "Deviant Interpretations" and "Understanding Deviants".
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46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. Crime and the City Besant, East London, p. 177. Reynolds's Newspaper, 2 October 1898; Illustrated Police News, 1 October 1898; Pearson, Hooligan, pp. 85-9. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Papers, 'Prisoners: Disorderly Conduct 1900-1907', MEPO 2/1010. Public Record Office. Cf. J. White, 'Police and People in London in the 1930s', Oral History, vol. 11, no. 2, 1983; J. White, 'Campbell Bunk: A Lumpen Community in London between the Wars', History Workshop, no.
Green, How to Deal with Lads (Edward Arnold, 1911) pp. 86 ff. Baden-Powell, Scouting for Boys, pp. 319-20. 3 A Tale of Two Estates Anthony Bottoms, R. I. Mawby and Polii Xanthos This paper gives an account of two public-sector housing estates in Sheffield. The two are adjacent to each other, share a number of facilities, and have very similar demographic characteristics; yet their crime profiles, as shown in recorded police statistics, are very different indeed. The estates are worth detailed attention in part simply because the contrast between their demographic similarity and their crime-rate differences is so sharp.
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