International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 26 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Regeneration and well‐being

Guest Editors: Myfanwy Trueman, Nelarine Cornelius, Tom Franks, John Lawler

Regeneration and well‐being: research into practice

Myfanwy Trueman, Nelarine Cornelius, Tom Franks, John Lawler

This article aims to introduce the special issue which arose from a conference about urban regeneration in post industrial cities hosted at Bradford University in 2008…


Community empowerment: learning from practice in community regeneration

Dave Adamson, Richard Bromiley

Recent UK policies emphasise increased community participation in decision‐making. However, research points to an “implementation gap” whereby policy has not led to…


“How accurately does regeneration target local need?” Targeting deprived communities in the UK

Chris Shiels, Deborah Baker, Stephen Barrow

The purpose of this paper is to investigate to what extent urban regeneration programmes were targeted at the most deprived geographical areas and populations within the…


Placing well‐being and participation within processes of urban regeneration

Ryan Woolrych, Judith Sixsmith

The concepts of well‐being and participation are prevalent in current regeneration policy, being seen as crucial to alleviating disadvantage and marginalisation in…


Capabilities, urban unrest and social enterprise: Limits of the actions of third sector organisations

Nelarine Cornelius, James Wallace

In this article, the aim is to explore the rise of the role of the social enterprise as a “force for good” in the context of social and economic regeneration. Building on…


Improving employment and women's well‐being in regeneration programmes

Karen Escott, Lisa Buckner

How does women's labour market disconnection impact on health and well‐being? The paper seeks to explain how economic isolation can cause low self esteem for women…

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