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Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Tim Blackman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Where people live matters to their health. Health-improvement strategies often target where people live, but do they work? This book tackles this question by exploring new theoretical, empirical, and ... More


In search of economic revival

Stephen Syrett and David North

in Renewing neighbourhoods: Work, enterprise and governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348623
eISBN:
9781447303213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348623.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book addresses the economic development issues central to neighbourhood renewal. It analyses the economic nature of the problems of deprived neighbourhoods and the policy responses that have ... More


Neighbourhood renewal, mixed communities and social integration

Anne Power

in Making social policy work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349583
eISBN:
9781447302742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines evidence to support a neighbourhood focus for delivering social policy. It presents some findings on how neighbourhood renewal in practice addresses the problems of integration ... More


Disadvantaged by where you live? New Labour and neighbourhood renewal

Ruth Lupton and Anne Power

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on New Labour's efforts to reverse the long-running negative impact on urban conditions of concentrated poverty within deprived areas and to break the connection between poor ... More


Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Ruth Lupton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book addresses one of the UK's major social-policy concerns: the gap between the poorest neighbourhoods and the rest of the country. It is an account of neighbourhood decline, a portrait of ... More


Neighbourhood renewal and health inequalities

Tim Blackman

in Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the approach, targets, and achievements of the National Strategy for Neighbourhood Renewal (NSNR) in England. It explores the question of how delivery can be better aligned with ... More


New Labour and neighbourhood renewal

Ruth Lupton

in Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter investigates the new policies of the New Labour government, including wider urban, regional, and housing policies. There have been two distinct phases of policy development in England: ... More


Conclusion: neighbourhoods in the wider picture

Tim Blackman

in Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relation between neighbourhood renewal and health improvement. It highlights the potential of neighbourhoods as places for engagement for ... More


Renewing neighbourhoods: Work, enterprise and governance

Stephen Syrett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348623
eISBN:
9781447303213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348623.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Jobs and enterprise are critical to creating viable neighbourhoods. Yet much recent policy activity aimed at the regeneration of deprived neighbourhoods has had only a marginal impact on the economic ... More


Neighbourhoods, democracy and citizenship

Joanna Howard and David Sweeting

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the nature of democracy in neighbourhoods in England in the context of the government's neighbourhood agenda. It examines tensions between forms of democracy through an analysis ... More


Evaluation, knowledge and learning in neighbourhood governance: the case of the New Deal for Communities

Lucy Grimshaw and Ian Smith

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses debates on the generation and flow of knowledge in neighbourhood renewal. It concentrates on the ‘academic’ debates on the use and value of evidence and in particular ... More


Getting it together: new money and better partnerships

Ruth Lupton

in Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a better understanding of the benefits of new money and having better partnerships of agencies. Most of the new activity was funded through special funding programmes, the ... More


Future cities: piecing the jigsaw together

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores three final conditions: environmental sustainability; mixing existing communities; and changing ways of running cities. It explains that smart growth, neighbourhood renewal, and ... More


Cities bounce back – piecing communities together again

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter uncovers the roots of urban recovery in the return to ‘small is beautiful’ and inner-city renewal. It explains that the shift to renovation demonstrated that renewal could be ... More


Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Sarah Banks, Hugh L Butcher, and Paul Henderson (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Recent policy trends have moved the principle of community involvement to the centre of the UK government's social inclusion, neighbourhood renewal and health development programmes. The challenges ... More


Sheffield

Anne Power, Jörg Plö, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the collapse of Sheffield, England as a major industrial city during the period from 1970 to 2000, and describes its recovery efforts. Major investments in infrastructure and ... More


The politics of evaluation: Participation and policy implementation

David Taylor and Susan Balloch (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346063
eISBN:
9781447303954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346063.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Evaluation has become a central tool in the development of contemporary social policy. Its widespread popularity is based on the need to provide evidence of the effectiveness of policies and ... More


Democratic Citizenship and Lifelong Active Learning

John Annette

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reflects on the plurality of opportunities presently being developed in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world for deliberative democratic participation of citizens to ... More


A new vision for UK housing?

Richard Best

in Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the sustainable new communities and neighbourhood renewal. It considers the key drivers of change in the British housing system, and identifies the economic, demographic, and ... More


The historical and policy context: setting the scene for current debates

Marjorie Mayo and Jim Robertson

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter locates the development of community practice in an historical and policy context, charting the ‘rediscovery of community’ and the development of community-based social policies in the ... More


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