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Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Anne Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Family life in areas of concentrated poverty and social problems is undermined by surrounding conditions. This book is based on a longitudinal study of over 200 families interviewed annually over the ... More


Neighbourhood renewal, mixed communities and social integration

Anne Power

in Making social policy work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349583
eISBN:
9781447302742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines evidence to support a neighbourhood focus for delivering social policy. It presents some findings on how neighbourhood renewal in practice addresses the problems of integration ... More


Young people, space, facilities and activities

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/9781847429728.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at one of the biggest challenges in low-income areas — the shortage of open space, low-cost facilities and safe, well-supervised activities for children and young people. It notes ... More


Constructed Climates: A Primer on Urban Environments

William G. Wilson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226901459
eISBN:
9780226901473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226901473.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

As our world becomes increasingly urbanized, an understanding of the context, mechanisms, and consequences of city and suburban environments becomes more critical. Without a sense of what open spaces ... More


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