Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

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

£72.99
Unavailable. No reason given.
Unavailable

Synopsis

"Disadvantaged by where you live?" distils lessons from work on neighbourhoods carried out within the Cities Research Centre of the University of the West of England over the past seven years. It offers a major contribution to academic debates on the neighbourhood both as a sphere of governance and as a point of public service delivery under New Labour since 1997. The book explores how 'the neighbourhood' has been used in policy in the UK; what the 'appropriate contribution' of neighbourhood governance is and how this relates to concepts of multi-level governance; the tensions that are visible at the neighbourhood level and what this tells us about wider governance issues. The book explores and reflects on the notion of neighbourhood governance from a variety of perspectives that reflect the unique depth and breadth of the Centre's research programme. Neighbourhood governance is examined in relation to: multi-level governance and city-regions; local government; mainstreaming; cross-national differences in neighbourhood policy; community and civil society; diversity; different conceptions of democracy; and, evaluation and learning.

In doing so, the book identifies useful conceptual tools for analysing the present and future contribution of policy to neighbourhoods.

Ian Smith, Senior Research Fellow, has worked within the Cities Research Centre, University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol since 1998. He has worked on a range of evaluation research projects dealing with neighbourhood renewal issues including the National Evaluation for the New Deal for Communities. Eileen Lepine, Research Fellow, joined the Cities Research Centre, UWE in 2002; previously she had worked in the public sector in diverse roles which included neighbourhood community development and neighbourhood management. Marilyn Taylor is Professor of Urban Governance and Regeneration within the Cities Research Centre, UWE. She has written widely for policy and practice audiences on community development, community involvement in partnerships and neighbourhood renewal and is a member of the team carrying out the national evaluation of the Neighbourhood Management Pathfinders.

More books by Ian Smith

More books by Eileen Lepine

More books by Marilyn Taylor

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Emerging Adults and Substance Use...
(Paperback)
Douglas C. Smith
 
 
£32.99
 
Why Stuff Matters: A Novel
(Hardback)
Jen Waldo
 
 
£12.99
 
Dead-end lives: Drugs and violence in...
(Paperback)
Daniel Briggs; Ruben Monge Gamero
 
 
£16.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part Two
13/12/2017

Our knowledgeable Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. Here are their Dutch, Russian and Polish selections.

#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part One
08/12/2017

Our knowledgeable and fabulous Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. First up we have books in Italian, Portugese and Swedish.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd