THE TOTTENHAM RIOTS
2011
Amadi Augustine & Norbert Mapunde
Contents:
• Introduction
• Causes of the riots
• Effects of the riots
• Conclusion
Introduction
CAUSES OF THE RIOTS
• Mark Duggan death

• Race tensions in the communities

• Poverty and unemployment
CAUSES OF THE RIOTS
• Inequalities

• Disenchanted with the police

• Riots fuelled by revenge
CAUSES OF THE RIOTS
• Disillusionment with social change
• Role of gangs
• Opportunism
• Moral decline among rioters
EFFECTS OF THE
TOTTENHAM RIOTS 2011
IN THE COMMUNITY
• Race relations have deteriorated
• Prejudice towards ethnic minorities is on the rise
• Groups such as ...
ARRESTS AND CHARGES
• Around 3100 people were arrested
• Over 1100 had appeared in court
• Courts advised to deal harshly ...
EXAMPLES OF HARSH SENTENCES
• A woman who had not taken part in the riots received
five months for receiving a pair of sto...
COSTS OF THE RIOTS
• Damage to shops and homes

• Government forced to increase funding to Tottenham
Borough
• Cost the ta...
TOTTENHAM WOULD NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN

• Thank you for listening.
REFERENCES
• Farmer, B. (2013) ‘The riots ? Best thing for Tottenham in ages’ , The Telegraph, 20 August
[Online]. Availab...
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The Tottenham Riots 2011

  1. 1. THE TOTTENHAM RIOTS 2011 Amadi Augustine & Norbert Mapunde
  2. 2. Contents: • Introduction • Causes of the riots • Effects of the riots • Conclusion
  3. 3. Introduction
  4. 4. CAUSES OF THE RIOTS • Mark Duggan death • Race tensions in the communities • Poverty and unemployment
  5. 5. CAUSES OF THE RIOTS • Inequalities • Disenchanted with the police • Riots fuelled by revenge
  6. 6. CAUSES OF THE RIOTS • Disillusionment with social change • Role of gangs • Opportunism • Moral decline among rioters
  7. 7. EFFECTS OF THE TOTTENHAM RIOTS 2011
  8. 8. IN THE COMMUNITY • Race relations have deteriorated • Prejudice towards ethnic minorities is on the rise • Groups such as EDL and the BNP are exploiting the situation
  9. 9. ARRESTS AND CHARGES • Around 3100 people were arrested • Over 1100 had appeared in court • Courts advised to deal harshly with offences committed during the disturbances
  10. 10. EXAMPLES OF HARSH SENTENCES • A woman who had not taken part in the riots received five months for receiving a pair of stolen shorts • For example two men who promoted riots via Facebook were promoted riots via Facebook were sentenced to four years in a Young Offender Institution
  11. 11. COSTS OF THE RIOTS • Damage to shops and homes • Government forced to increase funding to Tottenham Borough • Cost the taxpayer £300million • Led to at least 4000 claims for damage
  12. 12. TOTTENHAM WOULD NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN • Thank you for listening.
  13. 13. REFERENCES • Farmer, B. (2013) ‘The riots ? Best thing for Tottenham in ages’ , The Telegraph, 20 August [Online]. Available at: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/10255732/Theriots-Best-thing-for-Tottenham-in-ages.html (Accessed: 7 December 2013) • Humphrey, M. (2011) ‘The riots: the triumph of triviality’, NottsPolitics, 22 September [Online]. Available at: http://nottspolitics.org/2011/08/11/the-riots-the-triumph-of-triviality/ (Accessed: 7 December 2013) • Bolesworth, S. et al (2011) ‘Tottenham in flames as riot follows protest’, The Guardian, 7 August [Online]. Available at: http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2011/aug/06/tottenham-riots-protesterspolice (Accessed: 10 December 2013)

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