1965 easter bank holiday fight in clacton
thhen another one at whitsun in brighton.
stan cohen post grad was there. looking at social reaction to juvenile delinquency
he would listen to conversations and speak to youngsters when in casuals. later wear a suit and then speak to a magistrate annd get a differner view. got a differenr view from a newspaper
three different versions
press inflated damage and violence
police chief said it was minor
200 pounds of damage done at clacton
it was a slow news weekend.
people called for the cat and conscription
folk devils and moral panics 1972. media keep the panic going and amplify it. police add to drama. this attracts youth
without drama the phenomenon does not exist
Outsiders – is a 60s American text on criminology