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Author Atkinson, Rowland
Title Securing an urban renaissance : Crime, community, and British urban policy
Imprint Bristol : Policy Press, 2007
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (305 pages)
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Note Intro -- SECURING AN URBAN RENAISSANCE -- Contents -- List of tables and figures -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on contributors -- Introduction -- Part I: Theories and concepts -- Framing the governance of urban space -- The planning, design, and governance of sustainable communities in the UK -- Is urban regeneration criminogenic? -- Part II: Policies and agendas -- New Labour's 'broken': neighbourhoods -- Lockdown! -- Tackling anti-social behaviour and regenerating neighbourhoods -- 'Problem' people, 'problem' places? -- Part III: Communities in control of (dis)order -- Community-police relations -- New governance of youth disorder -- The night-time economy -- Prostitution, gentrification, and the limits of neighbourhood space -- Urban renaissance and the contested legality of begging in Scotland -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
This collection adds weight to an emerging argument that policies to make cities better are inextricably linked to an attempt to pacify and regulate crime and disorder. It provides discussions from a range of scholars examining policy connections that can be traced between social, urban and crime policy and the wider processes of regeneration
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Atkinson, Rowland Securing an urban renaissance : Crime, community, and British urban policy Bristol : Policy Press,c2007 9781861348159
Subject Community development, Urban -- Great Britain -- Congresses.;Urban policy -- Great Britain -- Congresses.;Urban renewal -- Great Britain -- Congresses.;Crime prevention -- Great Britain -- Congresses
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Alt Author Helms, Gesa
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