Journal article icon

Journal article

‘Christians, out here?’ Encountering Street-Pastors in the post-secular spaces of the UK’s night-time economy

Abstract:

This paper explores the concept of the post-secular city by examining the growing presence of Street-Pastors in the night-time economy of British cities. Street-Pastors are Christian volunteers who work to ensure the safety of people on a ‘night out’. We contribute to work that has called for greater attention to be placed on the ways in which religious faith and ethics are performed to create liminal spaces of understanding in urban areas. Drawing upon in-depth ethnographic research conducte...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1177/0042098013513646

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author

Contributors

Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Urban Studies Journal website
Publication date:
2013-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1360-063X
ISSN:
0042-0980
Language:
English
Keywords:
Subjects:
UUID:
uuid:cc33959c-2852-449c-bd36-a9780d691591
Local pid:
ora:8580
Deposit date:
2014-06-11

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP