By David Downes
Till the paintings of John Mays within the Liverpool of the early Fifties, delinquency was once approached in Britain as an issue to be analyzed in basic terms through statistical inventories or mental profiles. It was once Mays' paintings which unfolded what has due to the fact that get to grips territory: delinquency as an alternative, neighbourhood and social atmosphere. those essays replicate, in a number of methods, the tension at the neighborhood, city, social international conveyed through John Mays as crucial for an figuring out of crime and delinquency. the topics coated contain the matter and response in past due Victorian England, Merseyside because the concentration for unemployment and its pertaining to knowing delinquency, girl crime and policing within the East finish and south of London. David Downes is the writer of "The antisocial Solution", "Gambling, paintings and Leisure", "Deviant Interpretations" and "Understanding Deviants".
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Today we see 'old heads on young shoulders' with a vengeance; boys play like old stagers, with an eye to the list of averages, and a scientific caution which in the young is almost repulsive. 64 This was obviously an ex public-school man writing, and the same snobbish emphasis could be detected elsewhere, as when Ensor mocked the 'bewildering maze of figures' that appeared in the sporting press, analysing the number of goal-kicks, corner kicks and so on in each game: A passion for statistics seems to have spread all over England ...
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Crime and the City: Essays in Memory of John Barron Mays by David Downes