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Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Andrew Millie


Over recent years, the government focus on anti-social behaviour has been replaced by a focus on respect. Tony Blair's ‘Respect Action Plan’ was launched in January 2006, Gordon Brown spoke of ‘duty, responsibility, and respect for others’, and the Conservatives have launched their ‘Real Respect Agenda’. Within government, the respect agenda has a cross-departmental influence, but like anti-social behaviour before it, ‘respect’ has not yet been tightly defined. And what is it about the contemporary UK that sees respect as lacking, that in order to tackle anti-social behaviour we first need to ... More

Keywords: anti-social behaviour, Tony Blair, Respect Action Plan, Gordon Brown, Real Respect Agenda, Conservative Party

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847420947
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.001.0001


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Andrew Millie, editor

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