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Global gentrificationsUneven development and displacement

Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin, and Ernesto López-Morales (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Moving beyond the usual Anglo-American examples of gentrification this book investigates the pronouncement of a global gentrification. Drawing on, yet critiquing, the ideas of comparative urbanism it ... More

Housing Politics in the United KingdomPower, Planning and Protest

Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: Power, Planning and Protest

Brian Lund

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327073
eISBN:
9781447327097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Housing has been labelled a ‘wicked’ problem: complex, territorial, open-ended and intractable. This book underscores the role of politics in generating this ‘wickedness’, highlighting the ‘actors’ ... More

How Europe shapes British public policy

How Europe shapes British public policy

Janice Morphet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Britain’s relationship with the European Union (EU) is frequently viewed as simple by the media and politicians. In ways - never really explained - the EU has managed to ‘take away’ Britain’s ... More

Infrastructure in AfricaLessons for Future Development

Infrastructure in Africa: Lessons for Future Development

Mthuli Ncube and Charles Leyeka Lufumpa (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326632
eISBN:
9781447326663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a widespread recognition that Africa has to embark on strategies for sustainable and inclusive development. African economies have to evolve in their levels of development including the ... More

The Italian welfare state in a European perspectiveA comparative analysis

The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Ugo Ascoli and Emmanuele Pavolini (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Italian welfare state in a European perspective is the first book, published in English, to explore the evolution of the Italian welfare state in the decades since the ‘Trente Glorieuses’. It ... More

Knowledge in policyEmbodied, inscribed, enacted

Knowledge in policy: Embodied, inscribed, enacted

Richard Freeman and Steve Sturdy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447309987
eISBN:
9781447310020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309987.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This important collection presents a radical reconception of the place of knowledge in contemporary policy making in Europe, based not on assumptions about evidence, expertise or experience but on ... More

Labour Exploitation and Work-Based Harm

Labour Exploitation and Work-Based Harm

Sam Scott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322030
eISBN:
9781447322054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322030.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This is a book about labour exploitation. Labour exploitation tends to emerge when workers are subject to excessive and oppressive forms of control; controls that are rooted within workplaces and ... More

Leading the inclusive cityPlace-based innovation for a bounded planet

Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Robin Hambleton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Cities are often seen as helpless victims in a global flow of events and many view growing inequality in cities as inevitable. This engaging book rejects this gloomy prognosis and argues that ... More

Lived diversitiesSpace, place and identities in the multi-ethnic city

Lived diversities: Space, place and identities in the multi-ethnic city

Charles Husband, Yunis Alam, Jorg Huettermann, and Joanna Fomina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315643
eISBN:
9781447315858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315643.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is an interdisciplinary account of the context and lived experience of people within a multiethnic inner-city area. Given the current awkward juxtaposition of political scepticism about the ... More

Making policy moveTowards a politics of translation and assemblage

Making policy move: Towards a politics of translation and assemblage

John Clarke, Dave Bainton, Noémi Lendvai, and Paul Stubbs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313366
eISBN:
9781447313410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313366.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Responding to the increasing interest in the movement of policies between places, sites and settings, this timely book presents a critical alternative to approaches centred on ideas of policy ... More

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