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Out of Sight: Social Control and the Regulation of Public Space in Manchester

School of Environment Education and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
School of Law, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton WV1 1AD, UK
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Soc. Sci. 2019, 8(5), 146;
Received: 9 April 2019 / Revised: 26 April 2019 / Accepted: 30 April 2019 / Published: 9 May 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Crime Prevention through Pro-Social Design)
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This paper considers the history and context of the control of public spaces, how this is regulated currently and how it relates to the politics of homelessness and community governance with a specific focus on the regulation of public space in the contemporary city of Manchester. View Full-Text
Keywords: public spaces; public policy; homelessness; regulation; criminalisation public spaces; public policy; homelessness; regulation; criminalisation
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Moss, C.J.; Moss, K. Out of Sight: Social Control and the Regulation of Public Space in Manchester. Soc. Sci. 2019, 8, 146.

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