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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

Bargaining for BrooklynCommunity Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Nicole P. Marwell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226509068
eISBN:
9780226509082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509082.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

When middle-class residents fled American cities in the 1960s and 1970s, government services and investment capital left too. Countless urban neighborhoods thus entered phases of precipitous decline, ... More

Better Must ComeExiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Matthew D. Marr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book reveals how social contexts at various levels combine and interact to shape the experiences of transitional housing program users in two of the most prosperous cities of the global economy, ... More

Between Movement and EstablishmentOrganizations Advocating for Youth

Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Milbrey W. McLaughlin, W. Richard Scott, and Sarah N. Deschenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This pathbreaking book examines the strategies, successes, and challenges of youth advocacy organizations, highlighting the importance of local contexts for these efforts. Working between social ... More

Border LivesFronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Sergio Chávez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

Based on observations and in-depth interviews, Border Lives tells the story of how diverse groups of individuals came to establish roots in Tijuana, beginning shortly after the termination of the ... 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

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