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Civic resilience: a new response to the riots (guest blog)

Ackermann, Casey (2011) Civic resilience: a new response to the riots (guest blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (29 Nov 2011). Website.

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Media coverage and political debate in the wake of the English riots this past summer led quickly to the emergence of two opposing arguments as to the cause of social disorder in England: acts of criminality or alienation of the youth? The question now is how progressives should respond to social disorder and whether there are other causes – and solutions – being overlooked. At the core of the Polis Riots Debate was the idea of ‘civic resilience’.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
K Law > K Law (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 08:17
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 23:18

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