Cass, R. et al (2011) Youth Violence and Public Transport: a Youth-led Investigation

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Rachel Cass
Independent Academic Research Studies, UK
Young research assistants:
Amy Long; James Kamara, Nayiem Rahman, Nasra Salah, Tugce Dollen, Zara
Tariq, Mobeen, Peter Nzekwu, Ray Ansah-Adjapong, Jacqueline Macaulay,
Stephanie Steadman, Donna Marie-Roach, Jerushah Hariprashad, Basil Adamo.

Categories: Paper, Youth Voice Journal


Reducing youth violence on London transport is an issue that remains at the top of the policy agenda
of public sector agencies, particularly the Metropolitan Police Service and Transport for London.
Better understanding needs to be developed before new structures and policies are implemented.
This report looks at the issue from the user perspective and produces recommendations for policy,
academia and practice. Through a youth-led, qualitative methodolog y, the gap between the perception
and experience of youth violence is analysed at the transport hubs of Elephant and Castle and West

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