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Norman Street Revisited: Claiming a Right to New York City

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter opens with a brief discussion of the production of urban space and the historical contributions of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs to the structuring of New York City. The section that ... More


Building Houses and Planning Communities

Raymond Cocks

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the Victorian regulation of housing. It then discusses attempts at legal change spurred by the lack of adequate housing, and planning law as a solution for ... More


Neighbourhood planning: Communities, networks and governance

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300069
eISBN:
9781447307648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Neighbourhood planning offers a critical analysis of community-based planning activity in England, framed within a broader view of collaborative rationality and its limits. From the recent experience ... More


Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With trust in top-down government faltering, community-based groups around the world are displaying an ever-greater appetite to take control of their own lives and neighbourhoods. Government, for its ... More


Refuge of the Honored: Social Organization in a Japanese Retirement Community

Yasuhito Kinoshita

Christie Kiefer (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520075955
eISBN:
9780520911789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520075955.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Faced with the decline of the traditional family and the explosive growth of the over-sixty-five population, the Japanese are looking for new ways to care for their elders. This study documents the ... 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


Britain’s cities today: a progress report

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the origins of the Sustainable Communities Plan within the divided and unequal cities, challenging the sustainability of the plans for ‘boom and abandonment’, particularly the ... More


Introduction

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson

in Making spaces for community development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422590
eISBN:
9781447302759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422590.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides an account of the key changes to the context and practice of community development since the 1970s through the experiences and insights of a group of highly experienced ... More


Planning and development in the countryside

Nick Gallent

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the planning and development of rural housing in Great Britain under the Labour government. It describes the changing shape of the housing/planning debate from the mid-1990s to ... More


Britain’s cities of yesterday and tomorrow

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues for existing neighbourhoods and a closure of the North-South divide as ways of creating a better Sustainable Communities Plan. It notes that in the year after the plan came out, ... More


Introduction

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book documents the life and work of Clarence Samuel Stein, an environmental designer, humanist, houser, policymaker, town planner, and regionalist whose influential career stretched from the ... More


Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Mike Raco

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 2003 the Labour Government published its ambitious Sustainable Communities Plan. It promised to bring about a ‘step change’ in the English planning system and a new emphasis on the construction of ... More


Sustainable governance and planning in London

Emma Street

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter argues that the political and policy discourse shaping urban planning and governance is characterised by a neoliberal conception of sustainable development. It highlights the parallels ... More


Reinventing healthy and sustainable communities: reconnecting public health and urban planning

Mary E. Northridge, Elliott D. Sclar, Annie Feighery, Maryann Z. Fiebach, and Emily Karpel Kurtz

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

People of low socioeconomic status must work harder to achieve the same level of health as people of high socioeconomic status. Not surprisingly, they end up, on average, living in poorer health. ... More


Achieving change: the rise of partnerships and their impact on community development practice

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson

in Making spaces for community development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422590
eISBN:
9781447302759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422590.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Within the campaigning community work during the 1970s, the purpose of the community development role was to support local communities to challenge and make demands of the local state. Pressure was ... More


Community Change Process: The Planning Phase

Leslie Hollingsworth, Larry M. Gant, and Patricia L. Miller

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter summarizes and discusses the planning phase of the community change process that comprised the three Good Neighborhoods phases (planning, readiness, and transformation). The ... More


Local Government, Business, and Partnership

Ian Leigh

in Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256984
eISBN:
9780191681714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256984.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses the development of the concept of ‘enabling authority’. It examines the narrow version of enabling, involving the introduction of competitive tendering before looking at the ... More


Housing policy: coming in from the cold?

Brian Lund

in Social Policy Review 16: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424716
eISBN:
9781447303435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews housing policy from 2002 to 2003. It presents a detailed discussion of the changes in housing procedures and the implications of the recent Barker Review of housing supply and ... More


Community-based planning in Freiburg, Germany:: The case of Vauban

Iqbal Hamiduddin and Wulf Daseking

in Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter is a very detailed account of self-build groups in Freiburg in Germany. It shows that the act of building is intricately tied up with community planning, and that both are key to a ... More


Strategic, multilevel neighbourhood regeneration: an outward-looking approach at last?

Annette Hastings

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter evaluates the outward-looking, multilevel neighbourhood-regeneration approach in Great Britain. It describes the Local Strategic Partnerships (LSPs) in England and the Community Planning ... More


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