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UK: racial violence and the night-time economy / Jon Burnett

Race & Class, Volume: 53, Issue: 1, Pages: 100 - 106

Swansea University Author: Jon Burnett

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This article examines fifty-five racist attacks over a six-month period in the UK’s night-time economy, showing the risks faced by members of the public and workers at taxi firms, takeaways, convenience stores and service stations. It argues that flexible and highly casualised labour conditions exac...

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Published in: Race & Class
ISSN: 0306-3968 1741-3125
Published: 2011
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa33867
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Abstract: This article examines fifty-five racist attacks over a six-month period in the UK’s night-time economy, showing the risks faced by members of the public and workers at taxi firms, takeaways, convenience stores and service stations. It argues that flexible and highly casualised labour conditions exacerbate the risk of racial violence.
Keywords: Night-time economy, casualisation, racist violence, hate crime, taxi-drivers, racist attack
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Issue: 1
Start Page: 100
End Page: 106