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Local partnerships are effective in preventing the spread of gangs and gang violence: the government can’t afford not to invest in them

By Chris Robbins

Abstract

Ramifications of this summer’s riots are still being felt. For some local authorities though, action was already being taken, even before the riots, to address the gang culture that some have blamed for causing the disturbances. Here, Cllr Chris Robbins, Council Leader of the London Borough of Waltham Forest, discusses an approach being taken by the Borough that he believes is working

Topics: HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:39556
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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