Why Britain is not a ‘broken’ society

A piece I wrote for the Mumbai foreign policy think tank Gateway House on Britain’s response to the London Riots.

Explanations for the riots in England must go deeper than the easy targets of race, consumerist greed, and the socio-economic environment. It is necessary to understand the way socially-wired youth approached the riots as an opportunity for consequence-free action. 

http://www.gatewayhouse.in/publication/gateway-house/features/why-britain-not-%E2%80%98broken%E2%80%99-society