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Stella Maile and David Griffiths

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781447306863

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.001.0001

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‘Grab and go’: some sociological musings on the 2011 ‘disturbances’

‘Grab and go’: some sociological musings on the 2011 ‘disturbances’

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(p.53) Three ‘Grab and go’: some sociological musings on the 2011 ‘disturbances’
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Public engagement and social science
Author(s):

Steve Hunt

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0003

This chapter addresses the 2011 urban ‘disturbances’ or riots in England. It provides an overview of explanations offered by a YouGov poll carried out during the riots. It concludes that the riots constitute a relevant topic in social policy and a compass of collective values.

Keywords:   2011 riots, ‘disturbances’, YouGov poll, Social policy

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