Hooligan : A History of Respectable Fears, Paperback

Hooligan : A History of Respectable Fears Paperback

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 294 pages, illustrations, index
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Crime & criminology
  • ISBN: 9780333234006



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A wonderful exploration of delinquents through time. The author illustrates 'moral panics' about teens with wit and insight, going back to the middle ages in his quest for the mythical 'golden age' beloved of right-wing columnists everywhere. An absolute gem of a book.

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