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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 national policy context

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter traces the evolution of policy responses to health inequalities research in Great Britain. It explores the government's response to the recommendations of the Acheson Report and analyses ... 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


Gilding the ghetto again? Community development approaches to tackling health inequalities

Carpenter Mick

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the history and contemporary experience of local action and community development in Great Britain and its role in reducing health inequalities. It describes broad alternative ... More


Urban policy and communities

Stuart Wilks-Heeg

in After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The late 1960s witnessed the emergence of geographically-targeted urban policy initiatives designed to address what the then Home Secretary James Callaghan described as the “deadly quagmire of need ... More


Introduction

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/9781447310785.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This short chapter provides an introduction to the book. It highlights the emergence of New Localism(s) across Europe and the role of Area-based initiatives as national urban policies for ... More


Exploring the impacts of Area-Based Initiatives through a neo-institutionalist perspective

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/9781447310785.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter provides the analytical framework for this cross-national comparison. Applying a neo-institutional lens, the Institutional Capacity Building Framework is presented to analyse and compare ... More


The neo-institutional study of New Localism(s) as an analytical window for comparative urbanism: concluding reflections

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/9781447310785.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter highlights the value of neo-institutional frameworks for studying institutional change, its insight for the future refinement of state theories, the implications for comparative ... More


Did it work?

Naomi Eisenstadt

in Providing a Sure Start: How government discovered early childhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427304
eISBN:
9781447303107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427304.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter implies that by 2005, there were significant changes to the original concept of Sure Start, so the question of whether it had worked or not was confounded by the question of what it now ... More


Strategic, multilevel neighbourhood regeneration: an outward-looking approach at last?

Annette Hastings

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter evaluates the outward-looking, multilevel neighbourhood-regeneration approach in Great Britain. It describes the Local Strategic Partnerships (LSPs) in England and the Community Planning ... More


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