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Introducing Jigsaw cities

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sets out the scope of the study and looks closely at urban and housing history, current dilemmas, and the urban future. It uses the metaphor of the jigsaw to capture the complexity and ... More


Jigsaws and Lego sets

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter details urban history which illustrates the rough and ready pattern of development. It looks at industrial forces that shaped British cities. It notes that between 1801 and 1901 Britain ... More


Prostitution, gentrification, and the limits of neighbourhood space

Phil Hubbard, Rosie Campbell, Maggie O'Neill, Jane Pitcher, and Jane Scoular

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/9781861348159.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the impact of gentrification and prostitution on urban neighbourhood space. The studies in five British cities suggest there are a multitude of tensions that may arise in areas ... More


Cities are not isolated states

Paul Cheshire, Stefano Magrini, Francesca Medda, and Vassilis Monastiriotis

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores how British cities located near each other affect one another, and evaluates the impacts of economically more successful cites on their near neighbours. The findings indicate ... More


Out-sourcing refuge: distance, deferral, and immunity in the urban governance of refugees

Jonathan Darling

in Displacement: Global conversations on refuge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526123466
eISBN:
9781526155443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123473.00019
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how the governance of refugees in British cities follows what, borrowing from Roberto Esposito’s theory of biopolitics, can be considered an ‘immunitary logic’. According to ... More


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