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Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This important book presents new international comparative research that engages critically with Lefebvre’s spatial theories and challenges recent thinking about the nature of urban space. The book ... More


Introduction: Cities and public space

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides the rationale for the book. It outlines the importance of public space for cities generally and explains the complexity of public space in early 21st century era of neoliberal ... More


Conclusions: Differential space implications

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents empirical and theoretical reflection on the key findings of the research. Important similarities and differences in the case study empirical revelations are emphasised. ... More


Vancouver: Producing urban public space and city transformation

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents empirically informed analyses of a number of new public space projects initiated first as counter-projects and counter-spaces by a variety of community and historic preservation ... More


Lowell: Producing urban public space and city transformation

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents new research perspectives on the creation of LNHP are established, through the device of a truncated discourse analysis of a presidential statement in 1978. The chapter ... More


Lowell: (Re)presenting urban space

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter shifts the geographical focus to downtown Lowell, Massachusetts, explaining the significance of the transformation of federal and local urban policy imperatives from demolition based ... More


Vancouver: (Re)presenting urban space

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter two provides a brief historical context for Gastown, explaining how the threat of demolition galvanised historic preservation society interests into initiating the Gastown heritage ... More


Chew ‘em up or throw ‘em up? Disorganised responses to interpersonal(ity) disorder and social disease

Christopher Scanlon and John Adlam

in Public engagement and social science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter asks how the ‘Agora’ or ‘marketplace’ should be opened up and maintained as a public and social space to allow for inclusive conversations about the dynamics at the heart of communities. ... More


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