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By David Downes

Till the paintings of John Mays within the Liverpool of the early Fifties, delinquency used to be approached in Britain as an issue to be analyzed merely by way of statistical inventories or mental profiles. It used to be Mays' paintings which unfolded what has given that familiarize yourself territory: delinquency as a substitute, neighbourhood and social surroundings. those essays replicate, in various methods, the strain at the neighborhood, city, social global conveyed through John Mays as crucial for an figuring out of crime and delinquency. the themes lined contain the matter and response in past due Victorian England, Merseyside because the concentration for unemployment and its referring to figuring out 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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Public Record Office. Illustrated Police News, 16 July 1898. ', News of the World, 11 September 1898; Manchester Evening News, 10 and 13 September 1898; South London Chronicle, 13 August 1898; Metropolitan Police Commissioner Papers, 'Local Supervision: Stone Throwing From Bridges, 1895-1900', MEPO 2/362 and 'Local Supervision, Walthamstow 1898-1906', MEPO 2/467. Public Record Office. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Papers, 'Lighted Coloured Matches etc. thrown from Vehicles onto Roads: Requests by Public to Stop this Practice, 1896-1898', MEPO 2/7161.

All have gardens back and front. Main road with shops - - - ' FIGURE 1 Outline Map of Gardenia and Stonewall 38 Crime and the City Gardenia has a similar type of red-brick 'cottage' housing, although the houses there are a little more varied than those in Stonewall, ranging from some very small older houses to sizeable family dwellings. Like Stonewall, Gardenia has tree-lined roads with grass verges, although these (and some of the gardens on the estate) were by the 1970s sometimes spoilt by vandalism, graffiti and litter.

The Pall Mall Gazette, 12 February 1901. Royal Commission on Physical Education, vol. 2, qu. 627. C. E. B. Russell, Manchester Boys (Manchester University Press, 1905) p. 68. Physical Deterioration Committee, vol. 2, qus. 4697-8. Boy's Brigade Gazette, quoted in R. S. S. Baden-Powell, Aids to Scoutmastership (Herbert Jenkins, 1919) p. 27. R. Whiteing, •aubs for Kiddies: Teaching Slum Children How to Play', The Bradford and District Congregational Magazine, January 1905, p. 18. ] Queen Victoria's Hooligans 59.

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