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How may race have been implicated in the Rochdale "grooming case"?

Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
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  • Ht Communities. Classes. Races
  • K Law (General)
  • Law


Emmanuel Melissaris explains that – from a legal standpoint – race is either completely irrelevant or not proven to have any relevance in the Rochdale case. However, it may be connected to it indirectly and this is what much of the surrounding debate has focused on. Dangerously, many are tempted to generalise and condemn whole communities and sadly this has been facilitated by the construction of the case in the press.

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