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East Enders: Family and community in East London

Katharine Mumford


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 major regeneration funding improve social conditions? Using an up-to-date account of life in East London, this book illustrates how cities faced with neighbourhoods in decline are changing. It gives a bird's-eye view of neighbourhood problems and assets; provides policy recommendations based on real life experiences; and tackles topical issues such as race relations, mothers and work, urban revival, ... More

Keywords: neighbourhood, family life, social disorder, community spirit, deprived areas, major regeneration, social conditions, East London, policy recommendations, race relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9781861344960
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.001.0001


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Katharine Mumford, author

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