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#ReadingtheRiots - Twitter's reaction to our study into the England riots

The Guardian and the London School of Economics have launched our Reading the Riots project – the biggest study into the causes of this summer's riots in England conducted so far. Here's a look at what's been said on Twitter in response to publication of stage one of the study


  1. You can join the discussion about the project on Twitter with the #ReadingtheRiots hashtag and read our latest coverage from the study. Paul Lewis, the Guardian's Special Projects Editor, explains the numbers behind the research in a tweet:
  2. Tweeters following the study share their thoughts on its initial findings:
  3. Widespread anger and frustration at the way police engage with communities was a significant cause of the disorder, according to interviews with hundreds of people who took part in the summer riots - a finding from the study that has sparked debate on Twitter:
  4. We'll be updating the reaction live blog with more of the #ReadingtheRiots discussion from Twitter. Please join the comment thread below or use the hashtag to add your thoughts and questions about the study.