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In search of economic revival

Stephen Syrett and David North

in Renewing neighbourhoods: Work, enterprise and governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348623
eISBN:
9781447303213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348623.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book addresses the economic development issues central to neighbourhood renewal. It analyses the economic nature of the problems of deprived neighbourhoods and the policy responses that have ... More


Romania

Mocanu Cristina

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

After the communist regime collapsed, the education system in Romania had to cope with several problems. The system was designed to provide skilled workers for an industrialised country, and, during ... More


China's response to crisis: what role for social policy?

Sarah Cook and Wing Lam

in Social Policy in Challenging Times: Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428288
eISBN:
9781447305521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the way in which social policy has been used during the crisis response and recovery in China. It starts by asking whether China's leadership has been able to use social ... More


Measuring the recovery of weak market cities

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the measurement of the recovery of the seven weak market cities featured in this volume. It explains that urban recovery is the progress of overcoming the problems associated ... More


Tiptoeing through crisis? Re-evaluating the German social model in light of the global recession

John Hudson and Stefan Kühner

in Social Policy in Challenging Times: Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428288
eISBN:
9781447305521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Labelled ‘the sick economy of Europe’ during the late 1990s, it was suggested that the semi-sovereign German state and its specific type of corporatist governance was not fit to deal with adjusting ... More


Understanding the drivers of housing market change in Britain’s postindustrial cities

Brendan Nevin and Philip Leather

in Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter is primarily concerned with the issue of low demand housing, and reports the research conducted in the Manchester housing market renewal area. It sheds some light on how some of the ... More


Lithuania

Taljunaite Meilute

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Continued privatisation and demonopolisation processes have bolstered Lithuania's long-term economic development and the expectations of its market participants for a number of years. The functioning ... More


New urban poverty and new welfare provision: China’s dibao system

Ming Yan

in The shame of it: Global perspectives on anti-poverty policies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308713
eISBN:
9781447312093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308713.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins with a focus on the historical context for China’s policymaking domain – China’s structural transition since the mid-1980s from a command- to a market economy. As a result, it ... More


Class, inequality and community development: editorial introduction

Mae Shaw and Marjorie Mayo

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In contexts across the world, community development is being rediscovered as a cost-effective intervention for dealing with the social consequences of global economic restructuring that has taken ... More


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