Prelims

Social Housing and Urban Renewal

ISBN: 978-1-78714-125-4, eISBN: 978-1-78714-124-7

Publication date: 7 August 2017

Citation

(2017), "Prelims", Watt, P. and Smets, P. (Ed.) Social Housing and Urban Renewal, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. i-xi. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78714-124-720171015

Publisher

:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2017 Emerald Publishing Limited


Half Title Page

SOCIAL HOUSING AND URBAN RENEWAL

A Cross-National Perspective

Title Page

SOCIAL HOUSING AND URBAN RENEWAL

A Cross-National Perspective

EDITED BY

PAUL WATT

Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK

PEER SMETS

Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

United Kingdom – North America – Japan – India – Malaysia – China

Copyright Page

Emerald Publishing Limited

Howard House, Wagon Lane, Bingley BD16 1WA, UK

First edition 2017

Copyright © 2017 Emerald Publishing Limited

Reprints and permissions service

Contact:

No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without either the prior written permission of the publisher or a licence permitting restricted copying issued in the UK by The Copyright Licensing Agency and in the USA by The Copyright Clearance Center. Any opinions expressed in the chapters are those of the authors. Whilst Emerald makes every effort to ensure the quality and accuracy of its content, Emerald makes no representation implied or otherwise, as to the chapters’ suitability and application and disclaims any warranties, express or implied, to their use.

British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library

ISBN: 978-1-78714-125-4 (Print)

ISBN: 978-1-78714-124-7 (Online)

ISBN: 978-1-78714-910-6 (Epub)

List of Contributors

Simone Abram Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, UK
Matthias Bernt Leibniz-Institute for Research on Society and Space, Research Department 4 ‘Regeneration of Cities’, Erkner, Germany
Lynda Cheshire School of Social Science, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Cansu Civelek Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Agnès Deboulet Department of Sociology, University Paris 8, Nanterre Cedex, France
Luna Glucksberg International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics, London, UK
Chikako Mori Graduate School of Law and International Relations, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan
Aidan Mosselson Gauteng City Region Observatory, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Manuela Olagnero Department of Culture, Politics and Society, University of Turin, Torino, Italy
Irene Ponzo FIERI: Forum of International and European Research on Immigration, Torino, Italy
Javier Ruiz-Tagle Institute of Urban and Territorial Studies, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Shomon Shamsuddin Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
Peer Smets Department of Sociology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lawrence J. Vale Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Andrew Wallace School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Paul Watt Department of Geography, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK

List of Abbreviations

AFHCO

Affordable Housing Company

AKP

Justice and Development Party

AMI

Area Median Income

ANRU

Agence Nationale de Rénovation Urbaine [National Urban Renovation Agency]

ANC

African National Congress

ASGISA

Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative for South Africa

AUM

Anxiety Uncertainty Management

BBP

Better Buildings Programme

CAB

Citizens Advice Bureau

CC

Conseil Citoyen [Citizens’ Council]

CDS

City Development Strategy

CHALK

Charlestown and Lower Kersal

CHP

Community Housing Provider

CHP

Republican People’s Party (Turkey)

CRESR

Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research

DCLG

Department of Communities and Local Government

Drs

Drucksache (printed paper)

DHPW

Department of Housing and Public Works

EAP

Estate Action Plan

GDR

German Democratic Republic (1949–1990)

GEAR

Growth Employment and Redistribution

GHLC

Government Housing Loan Corporation

GLC

Greater London Council

GPF

Gauteng Partnership Fund

GWG

GWG Gesellschaft für Wohn- und Gewerbeimmobilien Halle-Neustadt mbH (one of the two municipal housing companies in Halle (Saale))

HA

Housing Association

HMR

Housing Market Renewal

IOS

Informatie, Onderzoek en Statistiek (Department of Information, Research and Statistics of the Municipality of Amsterdam)

JHC

Johannesburg Housing Company

JNR

Japanese National Railways

JOSHCO

Johannesburg Social Housing Company

IMO

Chamber of Civil Engineers

KdU

Kosten der Unterkunft (“costs for accommodation” provided for welfare recipients)

LA

Local Authority

LBS

London Borough of Southwark

LCC

Logan City Council

LCCH

Logan City Community Housing

LRC

London Research Centre

LRI

Logan Renewal Initiative

MAAC

Minami Aoyama Apartment Corporation

MP

Member of Parliament

NASHO

National Association of Social Housing Organisations

NDC

New Deal for Communities

NFP

Not for Profit

NHFC

National Housing Finance Corporation

NHSS

National Housing Subsidy Scheme

NPNRU

Nouveau Programme National de Renouvellement Urbain [National Urban Renewal Programme]

PFI

Private Finance Initiative

PNRU

Programme National de Renouvellement Urbain [National Urban Renewal Programe]

PP

Peckham Partnership

PRU

Plan de Renouvellement Urbain [Urban Renewal Plan]

PUCA

Plan, Urbanization, Construction, Architecture

RDP

Reconstruction and Development Program

SANCO

South African National Civics Organisation

SRB

Single Regeneration Budget

TARA

Tenants and Residents Association

TMG

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

TOKİ

Mass Housing Administration of Turkey

TUHF

Trust for Urban Housing Finance

UR

Urban Renaissance Agency

WG

Am Südpark: Wohnungsgenossenschaft Am Südpark eG (a cooperative housing company which went bankrupt in 2001)

WP

Welfare Party

WVB

Centuria GmbH (name of a private housing company, specialized in asset management)

ZUS

Zone Urbain Sensible [Sensitive Urban Zones]

Prelims
1 Social Housing and Urban Renewal: An Introduction
2 Holding on to HOPE: Assessing Redevelopment of Boston’s Orchard Park Public Housing Project
3 ‘The Blue Bit, that Was My Bedroom’: Rubble, Displacement and Regeneration in Inner-City London
4 Gentrification as Policy Goal or Unintended Outcome? Contested Meanings of Urban Renewal and Social Housing Reform in an Australian City
5 Are Social Mix and Participation Compatible? Conflicts and Claims in Urban Renewal in France and England
6 Promoting Social Mix through Tenure Mix: Social Housing and Mega-Event Regeneration in Turin
7 Tenure Mix against the Background of Social Polarization. Social Mixing of Moroccan-Dutch and Native-Born Dutch in Amsterdam East
8 Phased Out, Demolished and Privatized: Social Housing in an East German ‘Shrinking City’
9 Social Housing and Urban Renewal in Tokyo: From Post-War Reconstruction to the 2020 Olympic Games
10 Territorial Stigmatization in Socially-Mixed Neighborhoods in Chicago and Santiago: A Comparison of Global-North and Global-South Urban Renewal Problems
11 Caught Between the Market and Transformation: Urban Regeneration and the Provision of Low-Income Housing in Inner-City Johannesburg
12 Social Housing, Urban Renewal and Shifting Meanings of ‘Welfare State’ in Turkey: A Study of the Karaplnar Renewal Project, Eskişehir
13 The Inbetweeners: Living with Abandonment, Gentrification and Endless Urban ‘Renewal’ in Salford, UK
14 Social Housing and Urban Renewal: Conclusion
About the Authors
Index