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Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work$
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Mike Seal and Pete Harris

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447323099

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.001.0001

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Responding to structural and symbolic violence: a comparative case study

Responding to structural and symbolic violence: a comparative case study

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(p.183) Eleven Responding to structural and symbolic violence: a comparative case study
Source:
Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work
Author(s):

Mike Seal

Pete Harris

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0012

In the chapter, the authors identify how workers in London are struggling to combat dominant modes of structural violence and then details a street-based youth work project in Graz, Austria that specifically targets symbolic and structural violence directed at young people in public space, through the use of symbolic acts of resistance.

Keywords:   structural violence, symbolic resistance, London, Graz, public space

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