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Author Winlow, Simon.

Title Violent night : urban leisure and contemporary culture / Simon Winlow and Steve Hall
Published Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 224 pages 24 cm)
Contents Introduction--contemporary youth identities in context -- Working to live : contemproary youth indenties and labour markets -- Instrumentalism in relationships, culture, and education -- Young people, the culture industry, and the night-time economy -- Alcohol, violence, and the drudgery of seeking pleasure -- Victims' stories -- Perpetrators' stories -- Policemen's stories
Summary Using insider accounts, this title presents the underlying causes and meanings of violence. Interviews with the police, the perpetrators, and the victims of violence depict the complex emotions that surround the perpetration and resolution of crime. It shows that a new approach is needed to deal with nihilism and escalating hostility
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-213) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Counterculture -- England, North East.
Subculture -- England, North East.
Urban violence -- England, North East.
Urban youth -- Recreation -- England, North East.
Youth and violence -- England, North East.
Youth -- England, North East -- Attitudes.
Youth -- England, North East -- Social conditions.
Youth -- England, North East -- Social life and customs.
England, North East -- Moral conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Hall, Steve, 1955-
LC no. 2006007278
ISBN 1847882250 (electronic bk.)
9781847882257 (electronic bk.)