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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


Models for practice 2: community social work

Richard Pugh and Brain Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter looks at similarities among community-oriented practice, community social work, community work, and community intervention. It examines the ways in which rural social work can contribute ... More


Individualising citizenship

Asmund W. Born and Per H. Jensen

in The changing face of welfare: Consequences and outcomes from a citizenship perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345929
eISBN:
9781447303701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345929.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter aims to fill a gap in the understanding of the implementation of activation policies. More specifically, it presents reflections concerning the so-called ‘individual action plan’ (IAP) ... More


International social work or social work internationalism? Radical social work in global perspective

Michael Lavalette and Vasilios Ioakimidis

in Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Radical social work aimed to provide a series of arguments for, and about, radical social work in Britain. It did not look at social-work engagement beyond Britain's shores. International social work ... 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


Manchester: 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/9781447305743.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter takes a fresh look, through a Lefebvrian spatial lens, at the intervention in Castlefield of the Central Manchester Development Corporation (CMDC). The chapter reveals for the first time ... More


Venturing beyond Lefebvre: Producing differential 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/9781447305743.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter constructs a meaningful association between differential space and the right to the city. In so doing it seeks to both flesh out Lefebvre’s sketchy differential space idea and ... More


Informal workers and human development in South Africa

Ina Conradie

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines how the human development approach and the capability approach can be used to inform policy formulation by considering the case of social insurance for informal workers in South ... More


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