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Published: 30 June 2014

256 Pages | 5 tables, 2 maps and 3 line drawings

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719081781

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Policing youth

Britain, 1945-70

Louise A. Jackson and Angela Bartie

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Challenges the media sensationalism associated with youth crime
  • Connects the history of youth culture with youth justice
  • Examines the everyday regulation of young people as well as the work of police, juvenile court magistrates and other practitioners
  • Focuses on key period of post-war social change (c. 1945-70)
  • Uses a rich seam of historical sources (including film)