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Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

John Flint (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores an issue of growing importance to policy makers, academics, housing practitioners and students. It brings together contributions from the most prominent scholars in the field to ... More


Tackling anti-social behaviour and regenerating neighbourhoods

Andrew Millie

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines New Labour's action on anti-social behaviour (ASB) given the emphasis in current urban-regeneration action on improving liveability by reducing crime in Great Britain. It ... More


Housing and anti-social behaviour in Australia

Arthurson Kathy and Jacobs Keith

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the emergence of ASB as an important issue in Australian policy discourse and housing management practice. It argues that ASB is not a well-established concept in Australia. It ... More


Preventive policing, community safety and community confidence

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter deals with the most dominant fears of parents: crime, drugs and anti-social behaviour. It observes that several anti-crime initiatives have evolved in these areas and parents report its ... More


Introduction

John Flint

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses anti-social behaviour (ASB) and its links to housing and urban governance. The first section provides a working definition of the term anti-social behaviour, while the second ... More


New Labour's ‘broken’ neighbourhoods: liveability, disorder, and discipline?

Craig Johnstone and Gordon MacLeod

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter investigates the approach to urban renewal adopted by Great Britain's New Labour government in the early years of the twenty-first century. It highlights the modification of the ... More


Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Peter Squires (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Community safety emerged as a new approach to tackling and preventing local crime and disorder in the late 1980s and was adopted into mainstream policy by New Labour in the late '90s. Twenty years ... More


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