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Introduction: of neighbourhoods and governance

Eileen Lepine, Ian Smith, Helen Sullivan, and Marilyn Taylor

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter offers an overview of the development of neighbourhood policy in the UK and an introduction to a decade of New Labour policy on neighbourhoods. It also introduces key New Labour policies ... More


The future of neighbourhoods in urban policy

Eileen Lepine, Ian Smith, and Marilyn Taylor

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter draws on concepts of neighbourhood governance in terms of ‘sites’, ‘spaces’, and ‘spheres’ to examine its realities. It brings together key issues raised by contributing authors in order ... More


Subversive spheres: neighbourhoods, citizens and the ‘new governance’

Helen Sullivan

in Subversive citizens: Power, agency and resistance in public services

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422088
eISBN:
9781447303619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422088.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Changes to governance institutions and practices in western democracies have created the conditions for multilevel governance, and have supported the development of new forms of political agency and ... More


Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Ian Smith, Eileen Lepine, and Marilyn Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book distils lessons from work on neighbourhoods carried out within the Cities Research Centre of the University of the West of England over the past seven years. It offers a major contribution ... More


Mainstreaming and neighbourhood governance: the importance of process, power and partnership

Ian Smith, Joanna Howard, and Laura Evans

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the importance of engaging core mainstream service providers within neighbourhood partnerships as the preferred mechanism for getting resources to neighbourhood renewal. It ... More


Neighbourhood governance and diversity: the diverse neighbourhood

Yasminah Beebeejaun and Lucy Grimshaw

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter takes on the problematic issue of diverse communities within neighbourhood governance. It recognises the potential of neighbourhood governance to respond to diversity but rejects easy ... More


Social Clustering: Neighborhoods and the Governing of Social Distinction

Luigi Tomba

in The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter addresses the social clustering and classification that accompanied the recent housing privatization, which resulted in significant flexibility in the governing strategies. It compares ... More


Neighbourhoods, democracy and citizenship

Joanna Howard and David Sweeting

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the nature of democracy in neighbourhoods in England in the context of the government's neighbourhood agenda. It examines tensions between forms of democracy through an analysis ... More


Micro-Governing the Urban Crisis

Luigi Tomba

in The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the formal structures of administration and government (the resident committees and community committees, shequ weiyuanhui) in the city of Shenyang, where industrial decline ... More


A Contagious Civilization: Community, Exemplarism, and Suzhi

Luigi Tomba

in The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter investigates the practical and material consequences of the dominant discourse of a “civilized” middle class on China's urban governance, and addresses the significance of the newly ... More


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