At the 2005 Labour Party Conference then then Home Secretary Charles Clarke (2005a) stated that the party had to show by the next general election that it had "eliminated the anti-social behaviour and disrespect which still blights the lives of so many". Beyond the simple observation that no party could ever be expected to achieve such a goal, this statement highlights the political importance that anti-social behaviour (ASB) is currently thought to have. ...
|Title of host publication||Securing an Urban Renaissance: Crime, Community and British Urban Policy|
|Editors||Rowland Atkinson, Gesa Helms|
|Place of Publication||Bristol|
|Publisher||The Policy Press|
|Number of pages||304|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|