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Other research product . Other ORP type . 2020

Abuse against shop workers has increased during the pandemic – it is time to take action to protect them

Taylor, Emmeline;
English
Published: 16 Dec 2020
Publisher: London School of Economics and Political Science
Country: United Kingdom
Abstract

Emmeline Taylor reports how attacks against shop workers have increased during the COVID-19 crisis, exacerbating an already problematic situation. Such incidents are often dismissed as ‘business crimes’ and therefore somehow victimless, rendering a change in the law necessary.

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JN101 Great Britain, RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine, HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology

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