Title: Mad Mobs and Englishmen? Myths and realities of the 2011 riots
Author: Steve Reicher (Robinson)
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Myths and realities of the London riots – from leading world experts in crowd behaviour, rioting and hooliganism

In August 2011, London and many other English towns and cities erupted into some of the worst rioting for decades. David Cameron blamed a broken society with a sick morality; Tony Blair a defiant underclass. Yet with no evidence to support their claims, their remarks were typical of the storm of uninformed comments that followed the riots, based largely on longstanding…