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Managing Cities at NightA Practitioner Guide to the Urban Governance of the Night-Time Economy

Managing Cities at Night: A Practitioner Guide to the Urban Governance of the Night-Time Economy

Michele Acuto, Andreina Seijas, Jenny McArthur, and Enora Robin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529218275
eISBN:
9781529218312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218275.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

As lights come on in the streets and darkness descends on cities, most ‘call it a day’. The night is rarely a popular issue for news headlines, local governments or urban researchers. Yet what in our ... More

Concrete CitiesWhy We Need to Build Differently

Concrete Cities: Why We Need to Build Differently

Rob Imrie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529220513
eISBN:
9781529220551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529220513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The premise of the book is that building and construction practices are insensitive to the needs of many people, and implicated in the widespread despoliation and degradation of ecological systems ... More

The New Urban RuinsVacancy, Urban Politics and International Experiments in the Post-Crisis City

The New Urban Ruins: Vacancy, Urban Politics and International Experiments in the Post-Crisis City

Cian O'Callaghan and Cesare Di Feliciantonio (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447356875
eISBN:
9781447356912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides an innovative lens to consider contemporary urban challenges, taking as its point of departure two overlapping claims. The first is that although the topics of ruins and vacant ... More

Why Travel?Understanding our Need to Move and How it Shapes our Lives

Why Travel?: Understanding our Need to Move and How it Shapes our Lives

Matthew Niblett and Kris Beuret (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529216363
eISBN:
9781529216400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529216363.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Why travel? What motivations underpin the journeys we make? And how can we make decisions that improve our travel experiences? Arguing that the desire to move is a purpose in itself, this book brings ... More

Estate Regeneration and its DiscontentsPublic Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Estate Regeneration and its Discontents: Public Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Paul Watt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447329183
eISBN:
9781447329206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329183.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a theoretically informed, empirically rich account of the development, causes and consequences of public housing (council/local authority/social) estate regeneration within the ... More

The Settlement House Movement RevisitedA Transnational History

The Settlement House Movement Revisited: A Transnational History

John Gal, Stefan Köngeter, and Sarah Vicary (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447354239
eISBN:
9781447354246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354239.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Settlement House Movement is perceived as a major influence on the emergence of the social work profession globally. Yet, historical research on this movement in social work, and in particular, ... More

Housing ShockThe Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Rory Hearne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The unprecedented housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland is having profound impacts on Generation Rent, the wellbeing of children, worsening wider inequality and threatening the economy. Housing ... More

County LinesExploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

County Lines: Exploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203073
eISBN:
9781529210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Described by the National Crime Agency as a ‘significant threat’, county lines involve gangs recruiting vulnerable youth to sell drugs in provincial areas. This phenomenon has impacted local drug ... More

The Self-Build ExperienceInstitutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Willem Salet, Camila D'Ottaviano, Stan Majoor, and Daniel Bossuyt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Comparing self-build experiences in city-regions over three continents, this book spans gigantic local differences. In order to make sense of comparison, a strict selection of paradigm is made to ... More

The Property LobbyThe Hidden Reality behind the Housing Crisis

The Property Lobby: The Hidden Reality behind the Housing Crisis

Bob Colenutt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447340492
eISBN:
9781447350330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340492.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Book Abstract: Despite countless reports and Government policy announcements on the housing crisis over decades, the scale and depth of the crisis continues. Homelessness, shortages of social ... More

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