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Neoliberalism Applied?: The Transformation of Affordable Housing and Urban Policy in the United States and Britain, 1945–2000

Daniel Stedman Jones

in Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161013
eISBN:
9781400851836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161013.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates a slow transformation in affordable housing and urban policy between the 1960s and the 1990s in both the United States and Great Britain. Housing and urban policy for low- ... More


Inside the City

Allen J. Scott

in Social Economy of the Metropolis: Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549306
eISBN:
9780191701511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549306.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the internal constitution of cities, specifically on their urban policy and cultural capitalism. It starts by defining what should be taken into consideration in this kind of ... More


Urban Policy

James Lee

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explains urban policy in Hong Kong. It points out at the very beginning of the chapter that urban policy should not be approached simply as finding technical means for technical problems ... More


Urban policy and communities

Stuart Wilks-Heeg

in After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The late 1960s witnessed the emergence of geographically-targeted urban policy initiatives designed to address what the then Home Secretary James Callaghan described as the “deadly quagmire of need ... More


Urban Policy

James Lee

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter argues that that urban policy should not be approached simply as finding technical means for technical problems in urban areas. Its general domain has long expanded from physical ... More


The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Makarem, and Taner Osman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In 1970, the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and San Francisco had almost identical levels of income per resident. In 2010, the San Francisco Bay Area was almost one third richer than Los Angeles, ... More


Economy, equity or empowerment? New Labour, communities and urban policy evaluation

Stuart Wilks-Heeg

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/9781861343802.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between the politics of policy evaluation in the context of the New Labour government's urban policy. It outlines and assesses conventional models of ... More


Urban policy: addressing wicked problems

Tony Harrison

in What works?: Evidence-based policy and practice in public services

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341914
eISBN:
9781447304265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341914.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Of all the areas discussed, urban policy perhaps faces some of the most formidable problems in identifying what works. Nonetheless, this chapter shows that the rhetoric of evidence figures large in ... More


Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Rowland Atkinson and Gesa Helms (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book adds weight to an emerging argument which suggests that policies in place to make cities better places are inextricably linked to an attempt to civilise, pacify, and regulate crime and ... More


The Workings of the Labour Bureaux

Deborah Posel

in The Making of Apartheid 1948–1961: Conflict and Compromise

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273349
eISBN:
9780191684036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273349.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the labour bureaux system and assesses how and why it failed to ‘rationalise’ the urban labour market in line with the prescriptions of the Native Affairs Department (NAD) ... More


Community and the changing nature of urban policy

Rob Imrie and Mike Raco

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/9781861343802.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to explore and explain the ways in which particular conceptions of community in Great Britain have underpinned urban policy and ... More


Visions of ‘urban renaissance’: the Urban Task Force report and the Urban White Paper

Loretta Lees

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/9781861343802.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the discursive contexts within which urban policy is being developed in Great Britain. It describes the British vision of urban renaissance in the context of the government's ... More


National urban policies for deprived urban areas: the birth of Area-Based Initiatives

Rene Peter Hohmann

in Regenerating deprived urban areas: A cross national analysis of area-based initiatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310785
eISBN:
9781447310808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310785.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter provides an overview of the legacy and emergence of Area-based Initiatives in England and Germany. In England a considerable history of area-targeted policy approaches to the ... More


Introduction

Rowland Atkinson and Gesa Helms

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the role of crime, community, and urban policy in urban renaissance in Great Britain. The book discusses the theoretical ... More


After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Peter Matthews (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

After Urban Regeneration is a comprehensive study of contemporary trends in urban policy and planning. Leading scholars come together to create a key contribution to the literature on gentrification, ... More


Social mix and urban policy

Patrick Le Galès

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at what a social mix really means and the roles of ‘scale’, ‘context’ and ‘theory’ in understanding it.


Scripting the City: Street Food, Urban Policy, and Neoliberal Redevelopment in Vancouver, Canada

Lenore Lauri Newman and Katherine Alexandra Newman

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0013
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The reintroduction of food trucks to Vancouver responds to widespread public demand, yet has also been taken up as another tool of urban governance. Licensing restrictions are used to further ... More


The new urban policy: towards empowerment or incorporation? The practice of urban policy

Allan Cochrane

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/9781861343802.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines whether the practice of urban policy in Great Britain should be geared towards empowerment or incorporation. It explains that unlike other forms of social policy, which are ... More


Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Gary Bridge, Tim Butler, and Loretta Lees (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Encouraging neighbourhood social mix has been a major goal of urban policy and planning in a number of different countries. This book draws together a range of case studies by international experts ... More


New Labour, community and the future of Britain's urban renaissance

Mike Raco

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/9781861343802.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the status and meaning of the term community in the context of New Labour's urban policy in Great Britain. It discusses the government's launch of a series of reform to ... More


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