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Down these mean streets : an analysis of the local public discourse on antisocial behaviour in disadvantaged urban neighbourhoods in the Netherlands

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

Dept. of Criminal Law and Criminology, Univ., Leiden, Pays-Bas
KOEMANS, M.
Dept. of Criminal Law and Criminology, Univ., Leiden, Pays-Bas


Description :
The present qualitative research studies the assumptions that the situation with respect to anti-social behaviour has got out of hand and that the call for repression is dominant amongst local inhabitants. It is based on intensive fieldwork including observations and qualitative interviews with social workers, policemen, troublemakers themselves, and residents of so-called problem neighbourhoods in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam and The Hague. The study shows a more nuanced and mixed local public discourse on this policy landscape than politicians would like us to believe.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Urban studies (Harlow), issn : 0042-0980, 2013, vol. 50, n°. 16, p. 3342-3359, nombre de pages : 18, Références bibliographiques : 4 p.

Date :
2013

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, Harlow, Longman Group

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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