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Simon Hallsworth

Simon Hallsworth is Professor of Sociology and Head of the School of Applied Social Sciences, University Campus Suffolk, UK. He has written extensively on punishment in modern society, the local politics of crime and community safety and more recently violent street worlds. His research interests include street violence, weapon use, and the development of the security state. His previous books include Street Robbery (2005) and The New Punitiveness: Issues Themes and Perspectives (2005).

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The Gang and Beyond
Interpreting Violent Street Worlds

Palgrave Macmillan
The gang today is seen as Britain's public enemy number one. This book tackles this gangland thesis head-on and refutes it, questioning how we think about and...
Simon Hallsworth

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