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I Predict A Riot 2011

Presented By
SA Barnes K Flatley H Henderson

The Cause Of The Riots 2011


Cameron suggests that broken society is the cause of the riots.

This presentation will look at the causes of the broken society on a whole and the present situation within society..

The Guardian, Monday 15 August 2011 12.10 BST

How Did This Happen?


history of riots dates back to the 16th Century examples below:

16th century London Apprentice Riots 18th Century Bread Riots 2001 Bradford Riots 2010 EMA Protests 2011 London Riots

www.Gizmodo.com, 2011. www.xtimeline.com, 2011

Why Did This Happen?

Social Problems..

With industrialisation taking its toll in social ethics, lack of community centres and youth clubs, EMA Tuition Fees which all link in with community budgets and government spending power.

Why Did This Happen?

Youth Culture..
The wanting of materialistic objects. Temptation Living beyond means Peer pressure Media pressure

Why Did This Happen?

Deprived Areas Lack of work opportunity EMA makes it difficult to gain further education Under/over skilled Generational unemployment Youth Unemployment has inclined radically over the last decade.

Statistics For Unemployment..

3,000,000 2,500,000 2,000,000 Total 1,500,000 1,000,000 500,000 0 2001 2011 Youth

www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/8893296/Youth-unemploymentbreaks-1m-barrier-for-first-time-since-1986.html, Monday 21st 2011 (18:07)

Gang Culture

Due to society being as it is, people choose to correlate in gangs both for safety and to pursue crime

Leader: Gang culture, The Guardian, 9 Aug 2007

Stop And Search

Lack of trust in the police Young black men randomly being stopped Stereotyping Suburban areas were under spotlight


Leader: Gang culture, The Guardian, 9 Aug 2007. Stop & Search. Ryder, M. The Observer. 3rd May 2009. The Guardian, Monday 15 August 2011 12.10am. www.Gizmodo.com, 2011. www.xtimeline.com, 2011.

www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/8893296/Y outh-unemployment-breaks-1m-barrier-forfirst-time-since-1986.html, Monday 21st 2011 (18:07)



key points that have been raised today are:

Youth Culture We have highlighted that government spending cuts has impacted on this. Unemployment Gang Culture Stereotyping Stop & Search Attack on society