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We want to be more European : the 2003 Licensing Act and Britain's night-time economy.

Tierney, J. (2006) 'We want to be more European : the 2003 Licensing Act and Britain's night-time economy.', Social policy and society., 5 (4). pp. 453-460.

Abstract

As a result of the new licensing regime introduced in England and Wales in November 2005, the nature of the town/city centre night-time economy and its future development has become a particularly pressing policy issue for local authorities. Among local authorities and local Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships, continental-style ‘diversity’ – in the sense of a broader mix of participants and forms of entertainment – has emerged as an ideal to be strived for. This article examines the problems faced by those attempting to create diversity and with it the ‘continentalisation’ of the night-time economy in this country.

Item Type:Article
Full text:PDF - Published Version (73Kb)
Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746406003162
Publisher statement:© Cambridge University Press 2006
Record Created:04 Aug 2008
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 09:40

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