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Bengalis in the council chamber

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 7 charts how community-based activism led to a pragmatic move into mainstream politics. Initially this meant the Labour Party, which was then dominant locally, was most immigrant friendly, ... More


Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Sarah Glynn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This exploration of one of the most concentrated immigrant communities in Britain combines a new narrative history, a theoretical analysis of the evolving relationship between progressive left ... More


Social cohesion in the local delivery context: understanding equality and the importance of local knowledge

Rose Doran and Michael Keating

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the potential impact of the new Equality Act at a local level. It discusses how a developed understanding of social cohesion provides a broader moral and long-term context for ... More


Community organising: past, present and future

Jane Wills

in Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323037
eISBN:
9781447323051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter takes a more organic approach to understanding community organisation. It focuses on the history of community organising in the USA, looking at the development of the Industrial Areas ... More


Citizen aspirations: women, ethnicity and housing

Bethan Harries and Liz Richardson

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Housing policy is focused on increasing housing supply, improving existing neighbourhoods, managing community relations, and increasing consumer choice. For effective implementation of these ... More


English Indentured Migration: Origins, Destinations, Substitutions

John Wareing

in Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618-1718: 'There is Great Want of Servants'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788904
eISBN:
9780191830938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788904.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Servant migration was transformed into a trade in people in London, run for profit after 1643 by merchants, procurers, and the masters of ships. It was loosely structured and included both open and ... More


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