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Social Housing and Urban Renewal : A Cross-National Perspective

Social Housing and Urban Renewal : A Cross-National Perspective
Social Housing and Urban Renewal
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A Cross-National Perspective
Contemporary urban renewal is the subject of intense academic and policy debate regarding whether it promotes social mixing and spatial justice, or instead enhances neoliberal privatization and state-led gentrification. This book offers a cross-national perspective on contemporary urban renewal in relation to social rental housing
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  • Front Cover -- Social Housing and Urban Renewal -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- List of Abbreviations -- 1 Social Housing and Urban Renewal: An Introduction -- From Utopia to Dystopia: The Development and Decline of Social Housing Estates -- Urban Renewal Redux: Demolishing Social Housing -- Discourse Analysis, Urban Policy, and Social Housing Renewal -- Aims and Remit of the Book -- Structure of the Book -- Notes -- References -- 2 Holding on to HOPE: Assessing Redevelopment of Boston's Orchard Park Public Housing Project -- Introduction: Successful Redevelopment? -- Prior Literature: Public Housing Narratives -- The Failure of Public Housing -- The Promise of HOPE VI -- Dashed Hope -- From Orchard Park to Orchard Gardens -- Methods -- Findings -- Before Redevelopment -- After Redevelopment -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 3 'The Blue Bit, That Was My Bedroom': Rubble, Displacement and Regeneration in Inner-City London -- Introduction -- Methodology and Literature Review -- The Five Estates in the London Borough of Southwark -- Councillors' Views: Collapsing into 'Anarchy' or Not 'That Bad'? -- Steve -- Brandon -- Officers' Views: Communities Fighting, Communities Built, Communities Lost? -- Daniel -- Florence -- Celia -- Residents' Voices: Moving Out and Staying Put -- Tina, North Peckham Estate -- Stephanie and Keyla, Old Estate -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 4 Gentrification as Policy Goal or Unintended Outcome? Contested Meanings of Urban Renewal and Social Housing Reform in an Australian City -- Introduction -- Social Housing Reform and Place Improvement: the LRI -- Research Methods -- Urban Renewal as Gentrification, Place-Making and Social Housing Reform -- Contested Meanings of Urban Renewal in Logan -- Social Housing Reform and the Problem of Gentrification
  • Place Improvement and the Problem of Social Housing -- Conclusion -- Afterword -- References -- 5 Are Social Mix and Participation Compatible? Conflicts and Claims in Urban Renewal in France and England -- Introduction -- Participatory Politics -- Politique de la Ville: Welfare against Community or the Difficulty in Making Common Places -- A Difficult Combination: Between Social and Spatial Policies in Demolition Programmes -- Risk and Conflict: Information and Opportunities Questioned -- Social Mix: When Shared Understandings Fade Away -- New Expressions of Local Conflicts: Dwellers' Associations and Social Centres -- Participation as Co-production -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 6 Promoting Social Mix through Tenure Mix: Social Housing and Mega-Event Regeneration in Turin -- Introduction -- The Turin Case Study: Mixed Actors and Mixed Tenures -- Policy Expectations and Results Compared -- Reducing or Preventing the Stigma Attached to the Neighborhood -- Developing High-Quality Services and Infrastructures -- Reducing Negative Social Behavior -- Developing Mixed Social Networks that Convey Heterogeneous Resources -- Cross-Neighborhood Networks and Walled Sociability -- Mixed Tenure Networks and the Role of Shared Areas -- Inter-Ethnic Relations: Positive Representations and Lacking Relations -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 7 Tenure Mix against the Background of Social Polarization. Social Mixing of Moroccan-Dutch and Native-Born Dutch in Amsterdam East -- Introduction -- Transvaal Neighborhood -- Daily (Non)interaction and Social Polarization in the Netherlands -- Contact among Native-Born Dutch -- Contact among Moroccan-Dutch -- Comparison of Contact of Native-Born and Moroccan-Dutch -- Contact between Native-Born and Moroccan-Dutch -- Tenants and Owner-Occupiers -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References
  • 8 Phased Out, Demolished and Privatized: Social Housing in an East German 'Shrinking City' -- Introduction -- Social Housing in Germany -- Expiring Social Housing in Halle -- Two Rounds of Privatization -- The Rise of Financial Investors in 'Am Südpark' -- Demolitions and 'Urban Regeneration East' -- Poverty Concentration -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 9 Social Housing and Urban Renewal in Tokyo: From Post-War Reconstruction to the 2020 Olympic Games -- Introduction -- Social Housing in Japan -- The "3 Pillars" of Japanese Housing Policy -- Differences and Similarities between Public Housing and Public Corporation Housing -- Restructuring of Social Housing: Safety Net, Rationalization, Profitability -- "Neoliberal Turn" of Social Housing Policy and Impacts on the City-Center: Pre-Olympic Urban Renewal Projects in Tokyo -- New Urban Strategy: Urban Renewal and Public Housing Located in the Center of the City -- Development of Urban Renewal for "Effective Use of Public Housing" and "Creators" -- Pre-Olympic Urban Renewal -- Consequences on Residents and Community -- Illusion of "Win-Win-Win Strategy" -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 10 Territorial Stigmatization in Socially-Mixed Neighborhoods in Chicago and Santiago: A Comparison of Global-North and Global-South Urban Renewal Problems -- Introduction -- Theoretical Framework: Stigmas, Place, Urban Renewal, and Social Mix -- Socially-Mixed Areas in Chicago and Santiago: Cases and Methods -- The Cabrini Green-Near North Area in Chicago -- Stigmatization against the Past and Expected Changes -- Changes in the Neighborhood -- The Discourse of Wealthy Whites -- The Discourse of Poor Blacks -- Current Territorial Stigmatization -- The La Loma-La Florida Area in Santiago -- Stigmatization against the Past and Expected Changes -- Changes in the Neighborhood
  • The Discourse of Upper-Status Residents -- The Discourse of Lower-Status Residents -- Current Territorial Stigmatization -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 11 Caught Between the Market and Transformation: Urban Regeneration and the Provision of Low-Income Housing in Inner-City Johannesburg -- Introduction -- Urban Decay and Regeneration in Inner-City Johannesburg -- The Present Regeneration Project: Renewal and Housing Provision through the Market -- Alternative Ambitions and Practices: Increasing Inclusion and Urban Transformation -- A Grounded, Contingent Approach to Urban Renewal -- A Contradictory, Overburdened Process -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 12 Social Housing, Urban Renewal and Shifting Meanings of 'Welfare State' in Turkey: A Study of the Karapınar Renewal Project, Eskişehir -- Introduction -- Informal Settlements in the Post-War Era in Turkey -- Neoliberal Urbanism, The Turkish Experience and Situation of Gecekondus -- Urbanism in Turkey after the 2000s -- EskiŞehir and Karapınar Valley Gecekondu Renewal Project -- Economic Concerns: TOKI Wins! -- Learning from the Past: 'Renewal On-Site' -- What about the Inhabitants? -- Situation of Deed and Allotment Owners -- Conditions of the Illegal Gecekondu Settlements -- Forthcoming Evictions and Officials' Perceptions about TOKİ -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 13 The Inbetweeners: Living with Abandonment, Gentrification and Endless Urban 'Renewal' in Salford, UK -- Introduction -- Salford: A Northern Powerhouse? -- Splintering City -- Losing Homes, Losing Trust -- Limbo-Land -- Shame, Regret and Stigma -- Cuts and Retrenchments -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Social Housing and Urban Renewal: Conclusion -- Themes, Concepts, and Approaches -- Mixing Strategies -- Future Research Themes -- Academia, Social Housing, and Urban Renewal -- References
  • About the Authors -- Index
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