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Markus D. Dubber and Mariana Valverde

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780804759328

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804759328.001.0001

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Vulnerability, Sovereignty, and Police Power in the ASBO

Vulnerability, Sovereignty, and Police Power in the ASBO

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(p.157) Eight Vulnerability, Sovereignty, and Police Power in the ASBO
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Police and the Liberal State
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Peter Ramsay

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804759328.003.0009

The United Kingdom's Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) was enacted by the UK Parliament in the Crime and Disorder Act of 1998. It provided local authorities and police forces with a sweeping power to control behavior. This chapter explores the specific elements of continuity and change in police power that are to be found in relation to the ASBO. As a power of social control, the ASBO stands in a functional position adjacent to and overlapping with that occupied for more than a millennium by another legal power, latterly known as the bind over. But the ASBO's substantive terms and explicit rationale are quite different from that of the ancient power. The chapter explores these differences and considers their implications for the “new science of police”.

Keywords:   policing, Anti-Social Behaviour Order, criminal law, ASBO, social control

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