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Neighbourhood sustainability: residents' perceptions and perspectives

John Flint

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/9781847426673.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents qualitative evidence from six low income neighbourhoods in Britain to explore residents' perceptions of, and perspectives on, neighbourhood change and sustainability. Residents ... More


Changing places: the families and their neighbourhoods

Katharine Mumford and Anne Power

in East Enders: Family and community in East London

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to show how much the families care about their community, and how much they are linked to doing things in their neighbourhood. It illustrates how the families felt their ... More


Living with diversity or living with difference? International perspectives on everyday perceptions of the social composition of diverse neighbourhoods

Katrin Großmann, Georgia Alexandri, Maria Budnik, Annegret Haase, Christian Haid, Christoph Hedtke, Katharina Kullmann, and Galia Shokry

in Divercities: Understanding Super Diversity in Deprived and Mixed Neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447338178
eISBN:
9781447338222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338178.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyses which categories are mobilised by residents to describe the social groups in their area and which normative assessments are attached to those descriptions. This ... More


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