Young women, community safety and informal cultures

Measor, Lynda (2006) Young women, community safety and informal cultures In: Squires, Peter, ed. Community safety: critical perspectives on policy and practice. The Policy Press, Bristol, p. 181. ISBN 9781861347305 ; 1861347294

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Abstract

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.

Item Type:Chapter in book
Additional Information:Copyright (c) 2012. All rights reserved.
Subjects:L000 Social Sciences
DOI (a stable link to the resource):10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0012
Faculties:Faculty of Health and Social Sciences > School of Applied Social Science
ID Code:487
Deposited By:editor sass
Deposited On:19 Jul 2007
Last Modified:14 Jun 2012 14:08

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