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Citizenship, community and participation in small towns: a case study of regeneration partnerships

Bill Edwards, Mark Goodwin and Michael Woods

in Urban renaissance?

Published by Policy Press

Published in print May 2003 | ISBN: 9781861343802
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447304159 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0009
Citizenship, community and participation in small towns: a case study of regeneration partnerships

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This chapter examines community participation in regeneration partnerships in small towns in England and Wales. It explores the assumption that the concepts of town and community are almost interchangeable by looking at community involvement and participation in a range of small-town regeneration schemes. The chapter analyses the theory of small-town regeneration and reviews the assumptions that underlie contemporary policy. It investigates small-town regeneration in practice, and describes the nature and extent of community participation.

Keywords: community participation; regeneration partnerships; small towns; England; Wales

Chapter.  9698 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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