After urban regeneration : communities, policy and place / edited by Dave O'Brien and Peter Matthews

O'Brien, Dave [ed.] | Matthews, Peter [ed.].
ISBN: 9781447324164 (pbk).Edition: 1st ed.Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2016Description: xi, 212 p.Summary: After Urban Regeneration is a comprehensive study of contemporary trends in urban policy and planning. Leading scholars come together to create a key contribution to the literature on gentrification, with a focus on the history and theory of community in urban policy. Engaging with debates as to how urban policy has changed, and continues to change, following the financial crash of 2008, the book provides an essential antidote to those who claim that culture and society can replicate the role of the state. Based on research from the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Connected Communities programme and with a unique set of case studies drawing on artistic and cultural community work, the book will appeal to scholars and students in geography, urban studies, planning, sociology, law and art as well as policy makers and community workers. (Font: Editor)
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After Urban Regeneration is a comprehensive study of contemporary trends in urban policy and planning. Leading scholars come together to create a key contribution to the literature on gentrification, with a focus on the history and theory of community in urban policy. Engaging with debates as to how urban policy has changed, and continues to change, following the financial crash of 2008, the book provides an essential antidote to those who claim that culture and society can replicate the role of the state. Based on research from the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Connected Communities programme and with a unique set of case studies drawing on artistic and cultural community work, the book will appeal to scholars and students in geography, urban studies, planning, sociology, law and art as well as policy makers and community workers. (Font: Editor)

Introduction / Peter Matthews, Dave O’Brien; Section -- 1. After regeneration?: Urban Policy and Communities / Stuart Wilks-Heeg ; Connecting community to the post-regeneration era / Peter Matthews, Dave O’Brien ; When things fall apart / Sue Cohen, Morag McDermont -- 2. Exploring Epistemologies: Microsolutions for Megaproblems : What works in urban regeneration policy? / Max Nathan ; The work of art in the age of mechanical co-production / Steve Pool, Kate Pahl ; There is no local here, love / Rebecca Bernstein, Antonia Layard, Martin Maudsley, Hilary Ramsden -- 3. New places for communities: Forging Communities: the CAER Heritage Project and the dynamics of co-production / Clyde Ancarno, Oliver Davis, David Wyatt ; Lessons from ‘The Vale’ – the role of hyperlocal media in shaping reputational geographies / David Harte ; Contemporary Governance Discourse and Digital Media: Convergences, Prospects & Problems for the ‘Big Society’ Agenda / Chris Speed, Amadu Wurie Khan, Sharon Baurley, Martin Phillips -- 4. New spaces for policy: Localism, neighbourhood planning and community control: the MapLocal pilot / Phil Jones, Antonia Layard, Colin Lorne, Chris Speed ; Translation across borders: Exploring the use, relevance and impact of academic research in the policy process / Steve Connelly, Dave Vanderhoven, Catherine Durose, Liz Richardson, Peter Matthews ; Conclusion / Dave O’Brien, Peter Matthews

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