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After Urban RegenerationCommunities, policy and place

After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Peter Matthews (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

After Urban Regeneration is a comprehensive study of contemporary trends in urban policy and planning. Leading scholars come together to create a key contribution to the literature on gentrification, ... More

Building on the pastVisions of housing futures

Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Peter Malpass and Liz Cairncross (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite the improved supply and quality of housing in the United Kingdom and Europe over the last sixty years, the future of housing remains uncertain. Will the supply of new housing meet demand? Is ... More

Building sustainable communitiesSpatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Mike Raco

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 2003 the Labour Government published its ambitious Sustainable Communities Plan. It promised to bring about a ‘step change’ in the English planning system and a new emphasis on the construction of ... More

China's responsibility for climate changeEthics, fairness and environmental policy

China's responsibility for climate change: Ethics, fairness and environmental policy

Paul G. Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428134
eISBN:
9781447301844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428134.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Drawing on practices and theories of environmental justice, this book describes China's contribution to global warming and analyses its policy responses. Contributors critically examine China's ... More

City mattersCompetitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Martin Boddy and Michael Parkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a review of the findings of the largest-ever programme of cities research in the UK, the Economic and Social Research Council's ‘Cities: Competitiveness and Cohesion programme’. ... More

City survivorsBringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

City survivors: Bringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

Anne Power

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420503
eISBN:
9781447301875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420503.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Seen through the eyes of parents, mainly mothers, this book tells the eye-opening story of what it is like to bring up children in troubled city neighbourhoods. The book provides a unique insider ... More

The collaborating planner?Practitioners in the neoliberal age

The collaborating planner?: Practitioners in the neoliberal age

Ben Clifford and Mark Tewdwr-Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447305118
eISBN:
9781447307891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305118.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Since the turn of the 21st century, there has been a greater pace of reform to planning in Britain than at any other time. As a public sector activity, planning has also been impacted heavily by the ... More

Community cohesion in crisis?New dimensions of diversity and difference

Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

John Flint and David Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

There is an alleged crisis of cohesion in the UK, manifested in debates about identity and ‘Britishness’; the breakdown of social connections along the fault lines of geography, ethnicity, faith, ... More

Community safetyCritical perspectives on policy and practice

Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Peter Squires (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Community safety emerged as a new approach to tackling and preventing local crime and disorder in the late 1980s and was adopted into mainstream policy by New Labour in the late '90s. Twenty years ... More

Countryside connectionsOlder people, community and place in rural Britain

Countryside connections: Older people, community and place in rural Britain

Catherine Hagan Hennessy, Robin Means, and Vanessa Burholt (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310303
eISBN:
9781447310327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Older people in the countryside are vastly under-researched compared to those living in urban areas. This co-authored volume describes the impetus for and principal findings and policy implications ... More

Developing locallyAn international comparison of local and regional economic development

Developing locally: An international comparison of local and regional economic development

Andrew Beer, Graham Haughton, and Alaric Maude (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345462
eISBN:
9781447302025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345462.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Throughout the developed world, governments have invested substantial sums in local and regional economic development. Many have spent heavily on local-development agencies and strategies to bolster ... More

Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Scott L. Greer (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420367
eISBN:
9781447302056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420367.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Most of the expansive literature on social citizenship follows its leading thinker, T. H. Marshall, and talks only about the British state, often referring only to England. But social citizenship ... More

The dilemmas of development workEthical challenges in regeneration

The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Paul Hoggett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Social development work takes place in the grey area between government and the voluntary and community sectors. This book explores the ways in which front-line professionals working with communities ... More

Disadvantaged by where you live?Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Ian Smith, Eileen Lepine, and Marilyn Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book distils lessons from work on neighbourhoods carried out within the Cities Research Centre of the University of the West of England over the past seven years. It offers a major contribution ... More

DIY Community ActionNeighbourhood problems and community self-help

DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help

Liz Richardson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420855
eISBN:
9781447302124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420855.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

How people can be persuaded to take more control of their own lives continues to be a subject of policy and academic debate, and the contribution of active citizens to improving societal well-being ... More

East EndersFamily and community in East London

East Enders: Family and community in East London

Katharine Mumford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

What impact do poor neighbourhood conditions have on family life? Why does ‘neighbourhood’ matter to low-income families? How important is community spirit to people living in deprived areas? Does ... More

Environmental harmAn eco-justice perspective

Environmental harm: An eco-justice perspective

Rob White

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300403
eISBN:
9781447307853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300403.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This unique study of social harm offers a systematic and critical discussion of the nature of environmental harm from an eco-justice perspective, challenging conventional criminological definitions ... More

Family futuresChildhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Anne Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Family life in areas of concentrated poverty and social problems is undermined by surrounding conditions. This book is based on a longitudinal study of over 200 families interviewed annually over the ... More

The future of planningBeyond growth dependence

The future of planning: Beyond growth dependence

Yvonne Rydin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308416
eISBN:
9781447312062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The planning system has always sought to support greater prosperity in local areas, but has achieved mixed success. Inequality, social deprivation and environmental injustice remain persistent ... More

The Future of Sustainable CitiesCritical Reflections

The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

John Flint and Mike Raco (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The sudden onset of the credit crunch in 2008 and the subsequent recession in many national economies has opened up significant new challenges for policy makers and communities in cities across the ... More

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