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For instance, according to Brown (2004: 204): [A]nti-social behaviour is deemed to occur principally in social housing areas. This is partly for instrumental reasons – an attempt to solve the problem of low demand social housing by excluding undesirable applicants. But it is also part of broader social control of marginalised populations who can be ‘managed’ in social housing. It is certainly true that agencies attempting to control ASB have focused, perhaps disproportionately, on areas of social housing.

G. Sellin 1938) is a useful way of viewing what is commonly regarded as anti-social – in effect, ASB becomes something that contravenes certain cultural and societal norms of behaviour. uk McGraw Hill - 152mm x 229mm - Fonts: Stone Sans & Stone Serif JOBNAME: McGraw−Millie PAGE: 16 SESS: 23 OUTPUT: Wed Dec 3 12:32:34 2008 SUM: 50D8D03F /production/mcgraw−hill/booksxml/millie/ch1 16 ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR standards of behaviour’. Writing about incivilities in America, La Grange et al. (1992: 312) came to a similar conclusion, defining incivilities as ‘low-level breaches of community standards that signal an erosion of conventionally accepted norms and values’.

The scope and structure of this book Use of the term ‘anti-social behaviour’ in a public order enforcement context is primarily a British phenomenon. As a consequence, must of the discussion that follows is focused on a British context. More specifically, when legislation is referred to, for simplicity, this is usually for England and Wales unless otherwise stated. Scotland has its own separate legal system although it too has followed a policy of tackling ASB. Consequently, much of the discussion in this book will be similarly relevant to Scotland.

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