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Reporting the Brixton riots

Jill McKenna

Reporting the Brixton riots

a linguistic analysis.

by Jill McKenna

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Published by Sheffield City polytechnic, Communication Studies Department. in Sheffield .
Written in English


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SeriesOccasional papers in communication studies / Sheffield City Polytechnic, Communication Studies Department, Occasional papers in Communication Studies (Sheffield City Polytechnic. Communication Studies Department)
ContributionsSheffield City Polytechnic. Communication Studies Department.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13860008M

  The Brixton riots, After coming across this excellent blog the other day, author Tony McMahon’s Thatcher’s Crisis Years, , I was thinking about the characterisation of Thatcher’s first term as a period of s have been described by most as a period of crisis – an economic crisis, the crisis of social democracy, etc – but for many, Thatcher’s election in. Brixton in April , and the ten consecutive days of disturbances in other English cities in July , have confirmed the former warning. For a large number of people, therefore, the riots of will have added a new dimension to their political memories. The perception of the riots File Size: 79KB.

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A comparison with the riots in Brixton, Liverpool and elsewhere and with the riots in Bradford and nearby towns reveals two shifts. The concerns of the rioters have shifted from a clear response to manifest injustice – usually at the hands of the police – to a more diffuse expression of generalised rage. Findings and Recommendations. According to the Scarman report, the riots were a spontaneous outburst of built-up resentment sparked by particular Scarman stated that "complex political, social and economic factors" created a "disposition towards violent protest".


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The Lord Scarman Report itemized and stressed particular issues that arose from the Brixton disorders. This text is organized into five Reporting the Brixton riots book encompassing 22 chapters. The first parts explore the political agenda of the Brixton riot and Lord Scarman’s report, explanations, images and impact of riots.

Lord Scarman’s report, issued on Novemplaced the Brixton riots into the context of racial disadvantage faced by young blacks.

It also blamed the police for escalating the tensions and called on law enforcement agencies to in the future consult and cooperate with the Brixton. Scarman Report. The Scarman report was commissioned by the UK Government following the Brixton riots.

Lord Scarman was appointed by then Home Secretary William Whitelaw on 14 April (two days after the rioting ended) to hold the enquiry into the riots.

The Scarman report was published on 25 November Find Part 3: Brixton Riots and the Scarman Report by Cameron Iqbal at Blurb Books.

Examination of Brixton riots and the Government Report into the Released on: Aug Reporting the riots: images and impact 93 Similarly, the Daily Star's front page story under the headline 'BATON CHARGE', was a positive celebration of new reactive tactics and control equipment.

Eighty police armed with batons last night charged a rioting mob in by: Brixton riots” (Lewis, a). Similar parallels were drawn in Daily Mail and, to lesser extent, The Telegraph. The riots, however, pale in comparison to the Broadwater Farm riot ofwhich would have been a more appropriate point of comparison in every way considering that it occurred in Tottenham, where the riots started.

Get this from a library. The Scarman report: the Brixton disorders April report of an inquiry. [Leslie George Scarman, Baron]. The Scarman Report: The Brixton Disorders, April Report of an Inquiry,pages, Sir Leslie George Scarman, X,Penguin Books, Limited, File Size: KB.

Buy The Scarman Report: The Brixton Disorders April (Pelican S.) 2nd Revised edition by Scarman, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : George Scarman.

The Brixton riot, or Brixton uprising, was a confrontation between the Metropolitan Police and protesters in Brixton, South London, England, between 10 and 12 April The main riot on 11 April, dubbed "Bloody Saturday" by Time magazine, resulted in injuries to police and 45 injuries to members of the public; over a hundred vehicles were burned, including 56 police vehicles; almost Location: Brixton, South London.

The Brixton Riots. By Elizabeth Minke l. August 9, Lauren Collins drew immediate parallels between the weekend’s violence and the Brixton riots of thirty years report.

The Brixton disorders April report of an inquiry by Lord Scarman The Brixton disorders April report of an inquiry Volume of Command Paper Series Volume of Cmnd.; Authors: Brixton (London, England) Brixton riots. April 11 On this day Brixton erupted in a riot which lasted several days.

This is how the Guardian reported the : Guardian Staff. The recommendations of the Scarman Report to tackle the problems of racial disadvantage and inner-city decline were not implemented [18] and rioting would break out again in the and Brixton riots.

This report brings together information on how central Government, local authorities, public agencies and the general public have all contributed and are still contributing to rebuilding the communities greatly impacted by the riots.

The introduction briefly summarises the riots themselves. Section 1 deals with our early focus on tackling theFile Size: KB. The riots were caused by a distrust of the police and authority. The four main riots that occurred were the Brixton riot in London, the Handsworth riot in Birmingham, the Chapeltown riot in Leeds and the Toxteth riots in Liverpool.

The Scarman report was commissioned by the UK government to inquire into the Brixton riots in April It identified “complex political, social and economic factors” that created a Author: Ian Law.

The report of the inquiry into the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, to be published next week, is the most significant comment on police and the community since the Scarman report into the Brixton riots of Author: Guardian Staff.

The Scarman Report – 30 Years On 01/09/ 04/09/ ~ Francis FitzGibbon QC A month on, the riots begin to look like an outbreak of midsummer madness – not the Götterdämmerung as imagined by the right, not the backlash of the oppressed as wishfully thought on the left: but something hard to describe in a political sound-bite.

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Al White: The Story of a Marine Grunt in the First Battle of Khe Sanh (April ) - Duration: American Prairie Filmworks Recommended for you. BRIXTON RIOTS item 14 - night rioting and aftermath, ex ITN item 15 .Brixton riots report blames racial tension Last April's riots in Brixton, south London were caused by serious social and economic problems affecting Britain's inner cities, a report has said.

Lord Scarman's inquiry into what he called the worst outbreak of disorder in the UK this century also blamed "racial disadvantage that is a fact of.