ACCESS UPDATE: Britain's Civil Unrest

In August 2011 several English inner city areas were marred by civil unrest which swiftly escalated to such an extent that the disturbances spread, through the use of social media, to other cities.

In this article, Jan Erik Mustad tries to offer possible explanantions for why such developments could occur.

Britain’s Civil Unrest: Criminal Elements or Victims of Circumstances?

by Jan Erik Mustad, University of Agder (7 May, 2012)

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8 August 2011: A woman jumps from a burning building in Surrey Street, Croydon. Riots and looting had broken out all across Greater London and were spreading across the country following the shooting of Mark Duggan by police in Tottenham, North London, on 4 August. (©NTB scanpix)8 August 2011: A woman jumps from a burning building in Surrey Street, Croydon. Riots and looting had broken out all across Greater London and were spreading across the country following the shooting of Mark Duggan by police in Tottenham, North London, on 4 August. (©NTB scanpix)

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