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Peter Squires

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9781861347305

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.001.0001

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Young women, community safety and informal cultures

Young women, community safety and informal cultures

Chapter:
(p.181) Twelve Young women, community safety and informal cultures
Source:
Community safety
Author(s):

Lynda Measor

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0012

This chapter explores the implications that community safety policies have for young women. It does not aim to offer a broad analysis of all the gender implications of the shift to community safety approaches. It is based on one research study of young women who live in a particularly deprived area, where they perceive the risks to their safety and their well-being to be high. It focuses on data that indicate the strategies adopted by some of them.

Keywords:   community safety, young women, gender implications, research study, deprived area, well-being, strategies

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