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Microsolutions for megaproblems: what works in urban regeneration policy?

Max Nathan

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/9781447324157.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sets Connected Communities in the context of current thinking on local economic development in the 'post-regeneration' era. I briefly survey post-1997 state-led regeneration in the UK, ... More


The property industry and the construction of urban spaces: crisis or opportunity?

Tim Dixon

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the current shape and form of the UK property industry and new approaches to urban regeneration in an era of change, focusing on both commercial and residential development. It ... More


The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

East Manchester was the site of one of the most substantial regeneration projects internationally. Urban regeneration was a central plank of New Labour policy and the approach radically altered with ... 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


Addressing urban social exclusion through community involvement in urban regeneration

Rob Atkinson

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/9781861343802.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines one of the ways in which urban regeneration in Great Britain under New Labour has sought to address social exclusion and facilitate social inclusion through the involvement of ... More


HIA and urban regeneration: the Ferrier estate, England

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the health impact assessment (HIA) for the Ferrier estate, England. Urban regeneration has been at the heart of government policy since the election of the New Labour ... More


Is urban regeneration criminogenic?

Lynn Hancock

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/9781861348159.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines some of the taken-for-granted assumptions in the relationship between urban regeneration and crime and disorder reduction, and opens them up to critical scrutiny. It takes a ... More


Social capital, regeneration and urban policy

Ade Kearns

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/9781861343802.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the relevance of social capital for urban regeneration and urban policy. It considers social capital as a multidimensional phenomenon that operates at different levels, and ... More


Conclusion: British urbanism at a crossroads

Gesa Helms and Rowland Atkinson

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/9781861348159.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of crime, community, and urban policy in urban renaissance in Great Britain. It suggests that while urban regeneration, ... More


Enhancing Spaces of Inclusion? Power, Participation in Governance and the Urban Regeneration Litany

Peris S. Jones

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the effects of ‘downscaling’ for governance and local policy interventions, which proposes the enhancement of spaces of inclusion in cities. It begins by examining the ... More


Why Pusan?: The Political Economy of a Film Festival

Soojeong Ahn

in The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean Cinema and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083589
eISBN:
9789882209268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083589.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how and why PIFF constructed and used its Asian identity as its core marketing strategy, bringing to light a series of regional self-definition processes that the festival ... More


Housing, urban governance and regeneration

Rana Jawad

in Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Looks at housing, homelessness services and urban regeneration – hence building upon key themes in the book related to social action and social transformation. Like education policy, urban ... More


@Bristol: Dissident Publics in a Neoliberal City

Steven Blevins

in Living Cargo: How Black Britain Performs Its Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697144
eISBN:
9781452955315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697144.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The sixth and final chapter of Living Cargo concludes with an interrogation of urban regeneration in the city of Bristol, situating the neoliberal city’s alliance with private real estate investors ... More


‘Holism’ and urban regeneration

Ambrose Peter

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter stresses the need to view the regeneration of estates in the context of how all public services operate. It cites the study of housing renewal in inner London, England, and on a ... More


When things fall apart

Sue Cohen and Morag McDermont

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/9781447324157.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter begins with the story of the Single Parent Action Network (SPAN) and its involvement in an ambitious urban regeneration project in the early 2000’s, a venture that then fell apart under ... More


Iconic Architecture and Regeneration: The Form is the Function

in The Sociology of Architecture: Constructing Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310768
eISBN:
9781846315930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315930.007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter assesses the role of iconic architecture in the strategies of urban regeneration projects. It also examines the relationship between urban regeneration strategies and the form and ... More


Faiths, government and regeneration: a contested discourse

Richard Farnell

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter uses the concept of discourse to capture and explore the diverse stakeholder perspectives on the role of faith in community renewal and urban regeneration. It specifically identifies ... More


Between economic revival and social disruption: the redevelopment of Greater Downtown and the emergence of new socio-spatial inequalities

René Kreichauf

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes Detroit’s approaches to redeveloping its Downtown and Midtown and the consequences for the urban society. To do so, it briefly presents neo-Marxist perspectives on the study of ... More


Communities at the heart? Community action and urban policy in the UK

Peter North

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/9781861343802.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the reality of rhetoric of community involvement in urban-regeneration partnership in Great Britain. It evaluates the effectiveness of Elephant Links Single Regeneration ... More


‘People want jobs, they want a life!’ Deindustrialisation and loss in East Manchester

Camilla Lewis

in Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite millions of pounds of urban regeneration funding, high levels of unemployment and welfare dependency continue to characterise East Manchester. The rapid disappearance of industry not only ... More


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