In the latest of our History & Policy series, James Whitfield explains how the police can learn lessons from mistakes of the past to help prevent their powers of stop and search alienating sections of the community in the future
In the first of a new series in partnership with History & Policy, we ask historians to teach us the lessons of the past. Dr Abigail Wills explains what history tells us about antisocial youth in Britain
The licence to publish BBC History Magazine was acquired from BBC Worldwide by Immediate Media Company on 1 November 2011. We remain committed to publishing a magazine and website of the highest editorial quality, in accordance with BBC editorial and commercial guidelines and connecting with BBC programmes.