Runner up in the British Society of Criminology Book Prize 2010
- What is anti-social behaviour?
- Can it be dealt with effectively?
- Is the problem exaggerated?
Using lively case studies and examples, Andrew Millie introduces the concept of anti-social behaviour (ASB) and examines its implications for society in the 21st century. The chapters explore:
- The origins of the term
- Different causes and types of ASB
- Theoretical framewords for ASB and ASB control
- How the UK deals with ASB compared to other countries
- The rise of the ASBO
- Alternative enforcement options
- Methods of prevention
- The future for ASB