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Domestic FortressFear and the New Home Front

Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Domestic Fortress offers a critical analysis of the contemporary home and its close relationship to fear and security. It considers the important connection between the private home, political life ... More

Realising the CityUrban Ethnography in Manchester

Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Camilla Lewis and Jessica Symons (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book demonstrates how a city is constituted in the productive tension between making and realising, between directing activity and allowing for its emergence. It presents nine ethnographic ... More

Safe as housesPrivate greed, political negligence and housing policy after Grenfell

Safe as houses: Private greed, political negligence and housing policy after Grenfell

Stuart Hodkinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526141866
eISBN:
9781526144713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526141866.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

As the tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire has slowly revealed a shadowy background of outsourcing and deregulation, and a council turning a blind eye to health and safety concerns, many questions ... More

Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Chiara Certoma, Susan Noori, and Martin Sondermann (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

It is increasingly clear that, alongside the spectacular forms of justice activism, the actually existing just city outcomes from different everyday practices of performative politics that produce ... More

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