Securing an Urban Renaissance Crime, Community And British Urban Policy

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Subjects:

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Urban communities,
  • Urban renewal & regeneration,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

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ContributionsRowland Atkinson (Editor), Gesa Helms (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12058026M
ISBN 101861348142
ISBN 109781861348142

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The book has three key themes: the theories, strategies and assumptions underpinning the securing of 'Urban Renaissance'; the agendas of current urban policy in the field of crime control; and, thirdly, the role of communities within these : Rowland Atkinson.

Providing a rare disciplinary crossover between urban studies, criminology and community studies, "Securing an Urban Renaissance" will be essential reading for academics and students in criminology, social policy and human geography concerned with the future of British cities and the political debates shaping the regulation of conduct, crime and disorder in 4/5(1).

Providing a rare disciplinary crossover between urban studies, criminology and community studies, "Securing an Urban Renaissance" will be essential reading for academics and students in criminology, social policy and human geography concerned with the future of British cities and the political debates shaping the regulation of conduct, crime and disorder in these spaces.

The book provides focused discussions and engagement with these issues from a range of scholars who examine policy connections that can be traced between social, urban, and crime policy and the wider processes of regeneration in British towns and cities.

This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalization of cities - that is, the revival of citizenship, democratic renewal, and the participation of communities to spearhead urban change. In doing so, the book explores the meaning and relevance of "community" as a focus for urban renaissance.

Securing an Urban Renaissance: Crime, Community and British Urban Policy – Edited by Rowland Atkinson and Gesa Helms. Ian. Cook. University of Manchester. Search for more papers by this author. Ian. Cook. University of Manchester. Towards an Urban Renaissance.

The Urban Task Force, headed by Lord Rogers, one of the UK's leading architects, was established by the Department of Environment, Transport and Regions (DETR) to stimulate debate about our urban environment and to identify ways of creating urban areas in direct response to people's needs and aspirations/5(6).

Book Description. The Urban Task Force, headed by Lord Rogers, one of the UK's leading architects, was established by the Department of Environment, Transport and Regions (DETR) to stimulate debate about our urban environment and to identify ways of creating urban areas in direct response to people's needs and aspirations.

The book also seeks to develop our understanding of policies, theories and practices surrounding contemporary British urban policy where a move from concerns with 'urban renaissance' to those of sustainable communities clearly intersect with issues of community security.

The book also seeks to develop our understanding of policies, theories and practices surrounding contemporary British urban policy where a move from concerns with 'urban renaissance' to those of sustainable communities clearly intersect with issues of community security, policing and disorder.

\ud \ud Providing a rare disciplinary crossover Cited by: Contributors viii Peter Borsay is Professor of History at Aberystwyth University, a member of the advisory boards of Urban History and the Journal of Tourism History, and a committee member of the British Pre-Modern Towns Group. His books include The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town, (); The Image of Georgian.

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This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalisation of cities, that is, the revival of citizenship, democratic renewal, and the participation of communities to spear head urban change.

In doing so, the book explores the meaning, and relevance, of 'community' as a focus for urban renaissance. It interrogates the conceptual 5/5(1). Editorial: Securing the City: Urban Renaissance, Policing and Social Regulation Show all authors. Gesa Helms.

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[Dr Rowland Atkinson; Dr Gesa Helms] -- This collection adds weight to an emerging argument that suggests that policies in place to make cities better places are inextricably linked to an attempt to civilize, pacify and regulate crime and.

The book has three key themes: the theories, strategies and assumptions underpinning the securing of 'Urban Renaissance'; the agendas of current urban policy in the field of crime control; and, thirdly, the role of communities within these agendas.

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Books by Gesa Helms. Securing an Urban Renaissance Rowland Atkinson. About the Author. Gesa Helms is a Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow. Free E-book Of The Month. Reviewing the urban renaissance Towards an Urban Renaissance, published three years ago by the Urban Task Force, marked a major shift in thinking and practice in urban.

The urban renaissance of the United Kingdom is the recent period of repopulation and regeneration of many British cities, including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and parts of London after a period of inner city urban decay and suburbanisation during the midth century.

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In the century after the Restoration ofEnglish provincial towns experienced a cultural renaissance. The population from the small towns decreased and people migrated into bigger towns and cities.

Developments and progress focused mainly in these big towns and cities. This book examines the most striking features of that revival, both architectural and social, and Author: Peter Borsay. This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalisation of cities, that is, the revival of citizenship, democratic renewal, and the participation of communities to spear head urban change.

In doing so, the book explores the meaning, and relevance, of 'community' as a focus for urban renaissance.5/5(2). This chapter examines some of the taken-for-granted assumptions in the relationship between urban regeneration and crime and disorder reduction, and opens them up to critical scrutiny.

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In the century after the Restoration ofEnglish provincial towns experienced a cultural renaissance. This book offers a guide to the most striking features of that revival: the transformation of the urban landscape under the influence of classical architecture and the emergent forces of planning, and a remarkable expansion in the provision of fashionable.

The case studies are preceded by a dissection of New Labour’s renaissance agenda, and concluded by a synthesis of achievements and failings. Exploring the implications of this strategy for the future of urban planning and design, this is a must-read for students, practitioners of these subjects and for all those who wish to improve the Cited by:.

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