Youth in Crisis? Gangs, Territoriality and Violence

University of Liverpool, Friday 24th April 2009

Conference Chairperson
 PROFESSOR BARRY GOLDSON, University of Liverpool

Confirmed Speakers 
DR JUDITH ALDRIDGE, University of Manchester  :’Youth Gangs in an English City: Results from an ethnographic study’

DR SUSAN BATCHELOR, University of Glasgow  : ‘Girls, Gangs and Violence: Assessing the evidence’

DR ANDREW DAVIES, University of Liverpool  :‘The First Hoodies: Youth gangs and late Victorian society’

KEITH KINTREA, University of Glasgow  :‘"It’s An Area: We All Represent It": Exploring young people’s territorial behaviour in British

PROFESSOR JOHN PITTS, University of Bedfordshire  :‘Reluctant Gangsters: The changing face of youth crime’

Conference Rapporteur
 PROFESSOR SIMON HALLSWORTH, London Metropolitan University

Note: Registration fees have been fixed at deliberately modest rates in order to allow for the widest participation. Significant interest in the conferences is anticipated and, as such, early booking is recommended in order to avoid disappointment.


Ms Dianne Webb

YC/YJN Conference Administrator

School of Sociology and Social Policy

The University of Liverpool

Bedford Street South

Liverpool L69 7ZA




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