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Neighbourhood planning: Communities, networks and governance

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300069
eISBN:
9781447307648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Neighbourhood planning offers a critical analysis of community-based planning activity in England, framed within a broader view of collaborative rationality and its limits. From the recent experience ... More


Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980

Todd M. Michney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The story of white flight and the neglect of black urban neighbourhoods has been well told by urban historians in recent decades. Yet much of this scholarship has downplayed black agency and tended ... More


Community-led governance: Opportunities and constraints

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

in Rescaling Urban Governance: Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350774
eISBN:
9781447350828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350774.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The notion, and practice, of devolving power to communities is now widespread, and since 2010 has been a particularly important element of the reforms to urban governance instituted by successive UK ... More


Some thoughts on the broader context: neighbourhoods and peers

Ann Hagell, Sarah Curtis, Shari Daya, Yasmin Khatib, Rachel Pain, Catherine Rothon, Stephen Stansfeld, and Ann Hagell

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

How do the broader social structures and environments shape the everyday life of young people? How are routines created and social behaviour organised? For example, young people spend a great deal of ... More


The city and the suburban village

James Greenhalgh

in Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter is concerned with the ways in which functional models of community and sociability were being framed spatially in post-war Britain, focusing on the design and provision of housing on ... More


Social networks and social lives

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

The social networks, community engagement, activities outside of work and transnational relations of undocumented migrants are considered in this chapter. Most people had effectively and ... More


The past and present of east Manchester

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

in The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides a brief historical introduction which emphasises the importance of the temporal to the description and evaluation of regeneration initiatives. Based on the assumption that an ... More


Combating social exclusion through community arts

Michael Murray and Amanda Crummett

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter considers the role of participation in community arts as a means of promoting greater social engagement by older people. It considers the contribution of community-based activities in ... More


Moral Order in the Post-Socialist Chinese City: Generating a Dialogue with Robert E. Park’s “The City”

Fulong Wu and Zheng Wang

in The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529205473
eISBN:
9781529205510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205473.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The seminal works by Park and the Chicago school of sociology are of great value for studying a rapidly urbanising China characterised by the decline of the formerly socialist structure and the ... More


The method of joint probability distribution functions, neighbourhoods, and representations

Carmelo Giacovazzo

in Phasing in Crystallography: A Modern Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199686995
eISBN:
9780191918377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199686995.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Crystallography: Chemistry

Wilson statistics, described in Chapter 2, aims at calculating the distribution of the structure factor P(F) ≡ P(|F|, φ) when nothing is known about the structure; the positivity and atomicity of ... More


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