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Urban nightmares and dystopias, or places of hope?

Mooney, Gerry (2008). Urban nightmares and dystopias, or places of hope? Variant, 33 pp. 14–16.

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Abstract

Addressing the spectre of the council estate, Mooney establishes that "there's no escaping that what we have ... is the continuing prevalence for a people and place stigmatisation that is shaped ... by decades of conservative thinking around poverty and disadvantage." Countering, that social housing provides a unique opportunity for building community.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2008 Unknown
ISSN: 0954-8815
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 17750
Depositing User: Users 7185 not found.
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2009 10:47
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 15:58
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/17750
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