Street pastors: from crime prevention to re-moralisation?

Johns, Nick, Squire, Greta and Barton, Adrian (2009) Street pastors: from crime prevention to re-moralisation? In: A 'Mirror' or a 'Motor'? What is Criminology for?, 29 June to 1 July 2009, Cardiff University and University of Glamorgan.

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Abstract

This paper reports on a staged research project conducted in a major city in the south of England. It largely involved an evaluative effort to consider the development, implementation and the perspectives of different key actors about the impact of a local Street Pastors project on areas of the night-time economy (NTE). We first set out the origins of the Street Pastors movement, before describing the methods employed in the research. While early findings are presented the purpose is at this stage to provoke debate and to provide an early commentary for what has far-reaching implications for community safety generally, and even further, for large areas of public policy.

Item Type: Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Additional Information: © 2009 the authors and the British Society of Criminology
Uncontrolled Keywords: religion; community safety; public policy; re-moralisation; governance
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences
Faculties: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences > School of Applied Social Science
Depositing User: editor sass
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 10:47
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 11:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/8756

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