Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

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In Britain today, if you are in the business of fighting crime, then you have to be in the business of dealing with alcohol. 'Binge drinking' culture is intrinsic to urban leisure and has come to pose a key threat to public order. Unsurprisingly, a struggle is occurring. Pub and club companies, local authorities, central government, the police, the judiciary, local residents, and revelers, all hold variously competing notions of night-time social order and the uses and meanings of public and private space. Bar Wars explores ...

Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities 2006, OUP Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199297863

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Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities 2006, OUP Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199297856

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