Violent Hypocrisy

@article{Hobbs2005ViolentH,
  title={Violent Hypocrisy},
  author={Dick Hobbs and Simon Winlow and Phil Hadfield and Stuart Lister},
  journal={European Journal of Criminology},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={161 - 183}
}
The development of alcohol-based night-time economies as part of government-sponsored post-industrial urban regeneration involves two interconnected political and economic processes. The first is the shift to a consumer economy, and the second is the movement within local governance from the provision of services towards a focus upon nurturing economic growth. The violence and disorder that have resulted from the huge expansion in these night-time economies have produced a crisis for state… 
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