Violence,Criminality and Hooliganism

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Fear of crime was a concern about immigration

Unfair reports of immigrants being involved in criminal activity aroused public anxiety

Mid 1950s Teddy Boys were a part of the social fabric and norms of law abiding behaviour broke down

From mid 1950s a crime wave occured and a number of criminal offences between 1955 and 1965 doubled

1951-1955 criminal behaviour dipped down

The Kray twins and clashes between mods and rockers were two prominant examples of the rise in crime

Kray twins were ina culture of boxing and fighting they…


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