Anti-social Behaviour in Britain

Victorian and Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sarah Pickard

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Anti-social Behaviour, the Urban Environment and Public Spaces

  3. Anti-social Behaviour, the Vulnerable and the Marginalized

  4. Anti-social Behaviour, Recreation and Leisure

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 314-375

About this book


This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection examines diverse forms of anti-social behaviour in Victorian and contemporary Britain, providing a unique comparison of the methods which have been employed by governments to control it.


Anti-social behaviour Coalition Government criminal justice criminality delinquency New Labour policing respectability social control Victorian alcohol crime environment Familie gender methods politics reform

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarah Pickard
    • 1
  1. 1.Université Sorbonne NouvelleFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48572-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39931-1
  • Buy this book on publisher's site