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Urban Policy

James Lee

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter argues that that urban policy should not be approached simply as finding technical means for technical problems in urban areas. Its general domain has long expanded from physical ... More


National urban policies for deprived urban areas: the birth of Area-Based Initiatives

Rene Peter Hohmann

in Regenerating deprived urban areas: A cross national analysis of area-based initiatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310785
eISBN:
9781447310808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310785.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter provides an overview of the legacy and emergence of Area-based Initiatives in England and Germany. In England a considerable history of area-targeted policy approaches to the ... More


The Workings of the Labour Bureaux

Deborah Posel

in The Making of Apartheid 1948–1961: Conflict and Compromise

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273349
eISBN:
9780191684036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273349.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the labour bureaux system and assesses how and why it failed to ‘rationalise’ the urban labour market in line with the prescriptions of the Native Affairs Department (NAD) ... More


Atlanta’s Food Truck Fervor: Policy Impediments and Entrepreneurial Efforts to Expand Mobile Cuisine

Mackenzie Wood, Jennifer Clark, and Emma French

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0014
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores the evolution of Atlanta’s local food truck movement, contextualizing the rise of this emerging industry within the changing local and state regulatory environment. Through a ... More


Moving Forward Together: An Introduction

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter serves as an Introduction to the book. It discusses the book’s origins and the connections between the authors and their respective organizations – the Urban & Environmental Policy ... More


Regenerating deprived urban areas: A cross national analysis of area-based initiatives

Rene Peter Hohmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310785
eISBN:
9781447310808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310785.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the face of continuing challenges of urban decline, an increasing local policy activism in a number of European countries can be observed. The implementation of area-based initiatives (ABIs) for ... More


Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Garth Myers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book asks two broad central questions: what has shaped contemporary urbanism and urbanization on the planet, and what are the shapes that urbanism and urbanization take? It tackles these ... More


Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

M. Dinesh Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about sustainable urban water management for developing countries. It deals with holistically managing different aspects of urban water viz., water resources, water supplies, waste water ... More


Conclusion: An Expanding Servant Class or a Pathway to Prosperity?

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The concluding chapter of The Servant Class City provides a review of the key issues and makes policy suggestions. The lack of economic mobility in the United States is a growing problem across ... More


Nurturing an emergent city: parade making as a cultural trope for urban policy

Jessica Symons

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/9781526100733.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues for an ‘emergent city’ urban policy, inspired by organisers of civic parade in Manchester which involved over 1,800 participants from 90 community groups. The analysis compares ... More


Conclusion: Going Back to the Future

Jan Lin

in Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Examines prospects, implications and final comparisons. Considers the challenges of neighborhood activism in Northeast LA as an older cadre of artists and activists makes way for a new generation of ... More


Postscript: The Obamas and Black Chicago’s Long Liberal Tradition

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that Chicago’s long tradition of black liberalism helps explain the rise of Barack and Michelle Obama to the White House. The chapter also suggests that President Obama’s urban ... More


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