Bouncers : violence and governance in the night-time economy

This text is an attempt to understand Britain's night-time economy, the violence that pervades it, and the bouncers whose job it is to prevent it. Britain's rapidly expanding night-life is one of the countries most vibrant economic spheres, but it has created huge problems of violence and...

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Main Author: Hobbs, Dick
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
Series:Clarendon studies in criminology / Clarendon studies in criminology
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This text is an attempt to understand Britain's night-time economy, the violence that pervades it, and the bouncers whose job it is to prevent it. Britain's rapidly expanding night-life is one of the countries most vibrant economic spheres, but it has created huge problems of violence and disorder
Item Description:Originally published: 2003
Physical Description:ix, 323 p.
ISBN:9780191700484
0191700487