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The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

East Manchester was the site of one of the most substantial regeneration projects internationally. Urban regeneration was a central plank of New Labour policy and the approach radically altered with ... More


@Bristol: Dissident Publics in a Neoliberal City

Steven Blevins

in Living Cargo: How Black Britain Performs Its Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697144
eISBN:
9781452955315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697144.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The sixth and final chapter of Living Cargo concludes with an interrogation of urban regeneration in the city of Bristol, situating the neoliberal city’s alliance with private real estate investors ... More


‘People want jobs, they want a life!’ Deindustrialisation and loss in East Manchester

Camilla Lewis

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/9781526100733.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite millions of pounds of urban regeneration funding, high levels of unemployment and welfare dependency continue to characterise East Manchester. The rapid disappearance of industry not only ... 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


Living Cargo: How Black Britain Performs Its Past

Steven Blevins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697144
eISBN:
9781452955315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Living Cargo offers a wide-ranging study of contemporary literatures, films, visual arts and performances by writers and artists who live and work in the UK but who also maintain strong ties to ... More


Planning Organization

Ashley Bowes

in A Practical Approach to Planning Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198833253
eISBN:
9780191932342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198833253.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

From its very beginning in 1909, planning legislation has given to local authorities direct power and responsibility for the carrying on of the day-to-day administration of land-use control. ... More


Recovering through a Cultural Economy: New Orleans from Katrina to Deepwater Horizon

Helen Taylor

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that New Orleans, cosmopolitan center of world culture, faced an uncertain future following the devastations of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005, and Deepwater Horizon, 2010. It ... More


Speculation and Building Booms

Rob Imrie

in Concrete Cities: Why We Need to Build Differently

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529220513
eISBN:
9781529220551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529220513.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 4 explores the most significant dynamic of building and construction, that is, the speculation in land and real estate. It is particularly evident with the emergence of super-rich enclaves in ... More


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