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‘The Rotherham project’: young men represent themselves and their town

Nathan Gibson, Zanib Rasool, and Kate Pahl

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter turns to ‘the Rotherham project’, in which participants aged between 12 and 16 were involved in youth projects at Rotherham United Community Sports Trust. The project aimed to use ... More


Some poems, a song and a prose piece

Ray Hearne and Ryan Bramley

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter showcases some literary pieces centred around Rotherham, and are based on the authors' own experiences growing up in the area as well as observations on the socio-economic conditions of ... More


Silk and steel

Shahin Shah

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter features pictures produced by the author. They were commissioned in response to the ‘Imagine’ project's focus on the histories and cultures of Rotherham, particularly around the themes ... More


Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Elizabeth Campbell, Kate Pahl, Elizabeth Pente, and Zanib Rasool (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This is a book that challenges contemporary images of place. Too often we are told about deprived neighbourhoods but rarely do the people who live in those communities get to shape the agenda and ... More


What kind of book is this?

Elizabeth Campbell

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter prepares the reader for a more unusual reading experience in the following chapters, as influenced by developments in experimental ethnography and community literacy. It describes this ... More


How can historical knowledge help us to make sense of communities like Rotherham?

Elizabeth Pente and Paul Ward

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter addresses the question of how historical knowledge can help one to make sense of communities like Rotherham. It first considers what counts as ‘historical knowledge’, and examines the ... More


Social cohesion in the local delivery context: understanding equality and the importance of local knowledge

Rose Doran and Michael Keating

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the potential impact of the new Equality Act at a local level. It discusses how a developed understanding of social cohesion provides a broader moral and long-term context for ... More


Introducing Rotherham

Kate Pahl and Miles Crompton

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter aims to sketch out Rotherham as a remembered place, where people hold knowledge and experiences. Rotherham is also a place in the future. The chapter explores ways in which communities ... More


Safe spaces and community activism

Zanib Rasool

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter tells the story of community development in Rotherham and discusses some implications for policy and practice. The 1990s saw a decline in community development due to a lack of funding ... More


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