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City survivors: Bringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

Anne Power


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 view on the impact of neighbourhood conditions on family life and explores the prospects for families from the point of view of equality, integration, schools, work, community, regeneration, and public services. This book is based on yearly visits over seven years to two hundred families living in four highly disadvantaged city neighbourhoods, two in East London and two in Northern inner and outer cit ... More

Keywords: city neighbourhoods, family life, equality, integration, schools, work, regeneration, public services, community, civic intervention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781847420503
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420503.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Power, author