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Nichola Khan.

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 7148 words.

This chapter by Nichola Khan revisits a complicated relationship she formed with a key interlocutor and self-identified MQM mercenary belonging to Karachi’s Muttahida Quami Movement party...

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The accommodation of difference

Malcolm Harrison and Cathy Davis.

in Housing, social policy and difference

April 2001; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 4306 words.

This chapter concludes with a review of several important lessons and key points that were discussed in the previous sections. It begins by reviewing the responsiveness of social regulation...

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Accompaniment

Paul Carter.

in Meeting Place

October 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 2270 words.

A second traverse of the work of Arakawa and Gins brings together the findings of the book, that home is mobile (wherever you are but always somewhere, defined relationally). This...

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Accumulation by Segregation

Ghazala Jamil.

November 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 244 pages.

Through an ethnographic exploration of everyday life infused with Marxist urbanism and critical theory, this work charts out the changes taking place in Muslim neighbourhoods in Delhi in...

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Achieving change: the rise of partnerships and their impact on community development practice

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson.

in Making spaces for community development

July 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 7355 words.

Within the campaigning community work during the 1970s, the purpose of the community development role was to support local communities to challenge and make demands of the local state....

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Across Cities

Michael Oluf Emerson and Kevin T. Smiley.

in Market Cities, People Cities

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 5829 words.

In chapter 8, we move our perspective beyond our two-city analysis to consider Market Cities and People Cities other than Copenhagen and Houston. First, using data on 79 European cities, we...

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Addressing urban social exclusion through community involvement in urban regeneration

Rob Atkinson.

in Urban renaissance?

May 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 8404 words.

This chapter examines one of the ways in which urban regeneration in Great Britain under New Labour has sought to address social exclusion and facilitate social inclusion through the...

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Addressing worklessness post the financial crisis

Ines Newman.

in Promoting social cohesion

May 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 8009 words.

This chapter raises issues about welfare-to-work policies and how they are currently evaluated. It first explores the influence of the 2008/09 recession in terms of different groups in the...

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Aesthetic Criminalization

D. Asher Ghertner.

in Rule By Aesthetics

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 11508 words.

Chapter 4 considers how nuisance talk travels into the judicial process, codifying the aesthetic sensibilities discussed in the previous two chapters into a distinctly propertied form of...

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Affirmatively Furthering Community Development

Edward G. Goetz.

in The One-Way Street of Integration

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 13450 words.

This chapter presents a counter-argument to the integration imperative. The chapter offers critiques of the integration argument and presents an argument in favour of affordable housing and...

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Affordability comes of age

Glen Bramley.

in Building on the past

March 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 12083 words.

This chapter looks at a range of policy responses to the need for affordable housing. It examines the innovations in the forms of ‘intermediate sector’ provision and in the planning and...

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Afterword

Gary Bridge, Tim Butler and Loretta Lees.

in Mixed Communities

October 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 1705 words.

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Afterword

Sarah Neal and Julian Agyeman.

in The new countryside?

March 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 3271 words.

This chapter serves as a summary of the topics discussed in this book. It begins with a discussion on the familiar absence and unfamiliar presence paradigm, followed by a review of broken...

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Afterword

Robert Wuthnow.

in Small-Town America

June 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 1864 words.

This afterword argues that small towns are not characteristic of what the United States is really like. Small towns are instead what many people think the United States should be like, and...

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Afterword

Robert Wuthnow.

in Remaking the Heartland

January 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 3086 words.

This afterword summarizes the book's main findings about the social transformations that the Middle West has experienced since the 1950s. It explains how the decade after World War II...

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Afterword

Michael Oluf Emerson and Kevin T. Smiley.

in Market Cities, People Cities

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 610 words.

In late August 2017, Hurricane Harvey battered the Houston region. The system stalled over Houston for days, and by the time it moved on, more than fifty inches of rain had fallen, rain...

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Afterword I

Farzana Shaikh.

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 5188 words.

The first afterword to the book by Farzana Shaikh enriches some issues pertaining to local and national, historical and global, transformations, and to religion, in relation to five of the...

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Afterword II

Kamran Asdar Ali.

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 5756 words.

The second afterword to the book by Kamran Asdar Ali returns us to the city, and to the lives of Karachi’s working women and working classes. He draws on women’s poems, diaries, and memoirs...

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Afterword: New Spaces of Urbanization

Neil Brenner.

in New Urban Spaces

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory; Urban and Rural Studies. 22592 words.

This chapter presents the elements of a reinvigorated approach to critical urban theory that could help decipher the multiplication of urban transformations within and beyond major...

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Afterword: the tension in making and realising a city

Jessica Symons.

in Realising the City

January 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 2555 words.

A city is realised through the accumulative efforts of everyone who engages with it. It comes into being and is transformed instantly. Following Deleuze on events, cities are the ‘becoming...

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