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The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans


East Manchester was the site of one of the most substantial regeneration projects internationally. Urban regeneration was a central plank of New Labour policy and the approach radically altered with the election of the Coalition Government in 2010. East Manchester was one of the most deprived areas of Britain in 1997, referred to as a ‘basket case’ in dire need of regeneration. This book explores the role of Manchester City Council and other public agencies in the regeneration of the area such as New East Manchester, NDC/Beacons and the Housing Market Renewal Programme; the Manchester volunta ... More

Keywords: Urban regeneration, East Manchester, Governance, Participatory democracy, Ideology, New Labour, Coalition Government

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780719084409
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Georgina Blakeley, author

Brendan Evans, author