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The Urban Age, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr Asa Roast
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

 Urban Theory (Week 2)

Derickson, K. 2015. Urban Geography I: Locating urban theory in the "urban age". Progress in Human Geography, 39(5), 647 - 657.

Harding, A. and Blokland, T. 2014. Urban Theory: A Critical Introduction to power, cities and urbanism in the 21st century. [Especially chapter 2: Urban Theories under conditions of modernity]

The Chicago School

Lofland, L.H., 1983. Understanding urban life: The Chicago legacy. Urban Life, 11(4), pp.491-511.

Lutters, W.G. and Ackerman, M.S., 1996. An introduction to the Chicago School of Sociology. Interval Research Proprietary. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MH 28/10/2021) [ONLINE]

Park, R, Burgess, E. W. and McKenzie, R. D. 1925. The City. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Feminist Urban Geography

Bondi, L. and Rose, D., 2003. Constructing gender, constructing the urban: a review of Anglo-American feminist urban geography. Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, 10(3), pp.229-245.

Peake, L. 2009. Gender in the City. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier. Pp. 320-327.

Post-Modern Urban Geography

Dear, M., 2002. Los Angeles and the Chicago School: invitation to a debate. City & Community, 1(1), pp.5-32.

Warren, S. 2009. Postmodern City. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier. Pp. 355-362.


Garrett, B.L., 2014. Undertaking recreational trespass: urban exploration and infiltration. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers39(1), pp.1-13.

Ledger, J. 2013. The West Riding of Yorkshire: A psychogeographical account (Part 1) Leeds. YouTube.

Stevens, Q. Situationist City. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier. Pp. 151-156.

Weeks, H. and Byrne, A. Psychogeography. YouTube:

Henri Lefebvre

Elden, S., 2004. Understanding Henri Lefebvre. A&C Black. [Chapter 4: From Rural to Urban]

Elded, S. 2009. Space I. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier. Pp. 262-267.

Weinert, J. 2015. Making sense of Lefebvre’s ‘The Production of Space’ in 2015; A review and a Personal Account. Ethnologie in Halle. [ONLINE]

See also Chapter 4 of Merrifield (2013) under ‘Marxist Urban Geography’

Marxist Urban Geography

Cox, H. 2020. Massey, Marx and Human Geography: Disjunctures and Provocations. [ONLINE]  

Geddes, M., 2009. Marxism and urban politics. Davies, J. and Imbroscio, D. (ed.) Theories of Urban Politics, pp.55-72.

Merrifield, A., 2013. Metromarxism: A Marxist tale of the city. Routledge. [Introduction for an overview, following chapters cover key Marxist urban thinkers, e.g. Ch1 Marx, Ch2 Engels]

Zukin, S. 2006. David Harvey on Cities. In Castree, N. and Gregory, D. (ed) David Harvey: A Critical Reader,pp.102-120

Humanist Urban Geography

Lynch, K., 1960. The image of the city. Massachusetts: MIT press.

Tuan, Y. 1976. Humanistic Geography. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 66(2), 266-276.

Queer Urban Geography

Goh, K., 2018. Safe cities and queer spaces: The urban politics of radical LGBT activism. Annals of the American Association of Geographers108(2), pp.463-477.

Bell, D. and Binnie, J., 2004. Authenticating queer space: Citizenship, urbanism and governance. Urban studies41(9), pp.1807-1820.

Knopp, L., 1997. Gentrification and gay neighborhood formation in New Orleans. Homo economics: Capitalism, community, and lesbian and gay life, pp.45-59.

Urban geography of conflict, war and geopolitics

Elden, S., 2013. Secure the volume: Vertical geopolitics and the depth of power. Political Geography34, pp.35-51.

Graham, S. ed., 2008. Cities, war, and terrorism: Towards an urban geopolitics. John Wiley & Sons.

Graham, S., 2012. When life itself is war: On the urbanization of military and security doctrine. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research36(1), pp.136-155.

Feminist Urban Geography

Fincher, R., 1990. Women in the city: feminist analyses of urban geography. Australian Geographical Studies28(1), pp.29-37. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Kern, L., 2021. Feminist city: claiming space in a man-made world. Verso Books.

Gilbert, M.R., 1997. Feminism and difference in urban geography. Urban geography18(2), pp.166-179.

Bondi, L. and Rose, D., 2003. Constructing gender, constructing the urban: A review of Anglo-American feminist urban geography. Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography10(3), pp.229-245.

Post-colonial/Decolonial Urban Geography

Cameron, E., de Leeuw, S. and Greenwood, M. Indigeneity. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier. Pp. 151-156.

Connell, R., 2014. Using southern theory: Decolonizing social thought in theory, research and application. Planning Theory13(2), pp.210-223.

Derickson, K.D., 2017. Urban geography II: Urban geography in the Age of Ferguson. Progress in Human Geography41(2), pp.230-244.

Dorries, H., Hugill, D. and Tomiak, J., 2019. Racial capitalism and the production of settler colonial cities. Geoforum.

Noxolo, P., 2020. Introduction: Towards a black British geography?. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.

Pulido, L., 2016. Flint, environmental racism, and racial capitalism. Capitalism Nature Socialism, 27:3, 1-16.

Roy, A., 2016. What is urban about critical urban theory?. Urban Geography, 37(6), pp.810-823.

Roy, A. 2018. At the limits of urban theory: racial banishment in the contemporary city. LSEEvents.

Simone, A. 2016. Cities of the North, Cities of the South. Berlin Institute for Critical Inquiry.

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Divided Cities (Week 3)

Davis, M. 2006. Planet of Slums. London: Verso, pp.20-49. [Chapter 2: ‘The Prevalence of Slums’] [UPLOADED TO MINERVA under the week 3 folder   

Wacquant, L., 1999. Urban marginality in the coming millennium. Urban studies, 36(10), pp.1639-1647.  

Atkinson, R., McGarrigle, J. 2009. Segregation, Urban. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier. Pp. 76-80.

Atkinson, R. Blandy, S. 2009. Gated Communities/Privatopias. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier. Pp. 297-301.

Blakely, E.J. and Snyder, M.G., 1997. Fortress America: gated communities in the United States. Brookings Institution Press.

Davis, M. 1992. Fortress Los Angeles: The militarization of urban space. In M. Sorkin, Ed., Variations on a theme Park: The New American City and the End of Public Space. New York. pp. 154-180.

Davis, M. 2006. Planet of Slums. London: Verso, pp.20-49. [Chapter 2: ‘The Prevalence of Slums’]

Harvey, D. 2008. The Right to The City. New Left Review. II (53): 23–40

Le Goix, R. 2005. Gated Communities: Sprawl and Social Segregation in Southern California, Housing Studies, 20:2, pp. 323-343.

Lee, S. and Webster, C., 2006. Enclosure of the urban commons. GeoJournal, 66(1-2), pp.27-42.

Merrifield A. Public space: integration and exclusion in urban life. City. 1996 Nov 1;1(5-6):57-72.

Pow, C.P., 2007. Securing the 'civilised’ enclaves: Gated communities and the moral geographies of exclusion in (post-) socialist shanghai. Urban Studies, 44(8), pp.1539-1558.

Slater, T. 2009. Ghettos. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier. Pp. 492-499.

Van Kempen, R. and Murie, A., 2009. The new divided city: Changing patterns in European cities. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie100(4), pp.377-398.

Wacquant, L., 1999. Urban marginality in the coming millennium. Urban studies, 36(10), pp.1639-1647.

Wacquant, L., 2007. French working-class banlieues and black American ghetto: from conflation to comparison. Qui parle, 16(2), pp.5-38.

Wacquant, L., Slater, T. and Pereira, V. B. 2014. Territorial Stigmatization in Action. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 46(6), pp. 1270–1280

Yiftachel, O., 2009. Theoretical Notes On ‘Gray Cities': the coming of urban apartheid?. Planning theory8(1), pp.88-100.

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Urban Political Economy (Week 4)

Harvey, D. 1989. ‘From Managerialism to Entrepreneurialism: The Transformation in Urban Governance in Late Capitalism’, Geografiska Annaler. Series B, Human Geography, 71(1): 3-17  

Barnekov T et al. 1989. Privatism and Urban Policy in Britain and the United States. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Brenner, N. 2004. New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Clark, G. 2009. Recession, Recovery and Reinvestment: The Role of Local Economic Leadership in a Global Crisis. Paris: OECD

Garcia, M. 2011. The breakdown of Spanish Urban growth model: social and territorial effects of the global crisis. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 34(4), pp. 967–980

Hackworth J. 2007. The Neoliberal City: Governance, Ideology, and Development in American Urbanism. Cornell University Press, Ithaca

Hall, T., Hubbard, P. 1998. The Entrepreneurial City. Chichester: John Wiley

Lauermann, J. 2018. Municipal statecraft: revisiting the geographies of the entrepreneurial city. Progress in Human Geography 42(2), pp. 205–224.

McCann E. and Ward K. (Eds) 2011. Mobile Urbanism. Cities and Policymaking in the Global Age. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

Mele, C., 2013. Neoliberalism, race and the redefining of urban redevelopment. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research37(2), pp.598-617.

Peck, J. and Ward, K. 2002. City of Revolution: Restructuring Manchester. Manchester University Press

Peck, J, and Tickell, A. 2002. Neoliberalizing Space. Antipode 34(3), pp. 380–404.

Phelps, N and Miao, J. 2019. Varieties of urban entrepreneurialism, Dialogues in Human Geography.

Ward, K., 2003. The limits to contemporary urban redevelopment: ‘Doing’ entrepreneurial urbanism in Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester. City7(2), pp.199-211.

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Cities in the Global Economy (Week 5)

Thomas, J. M. 1997 ‘Chapter 6: Rising from the Fire’ in Redevelopment and Race: Planning a Finer City in Postwar Detroit, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, pp.127-147.   

Beaverstock, J.V., Faulconbridge, J.R. and Hoyler, M., 2011. Globalization and the City. In Leyshon, A., Lee, R., McDowell, L. and Sunley, P. Eds. The SAGE Handbook of Economic Geography, pp.189-201.

Brenner, N and Keil, R. 2006. The Global Cities Reader. Abingdon: Routledge

Goldman, M. 2011. Speculative urbanism and the making of the next world city. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 35(3), pp. 555–581.

Hesse, M. 2010. Cities, material flows and the geography of spatial interaction: urban places in the system of chains. Global Networks, 10 (1), pp. 75–91.

Jones, M., 2011. The local in the global. In Leyshon, A., Lee, R., McDowell, L. and Sunley, P. Eds. The SAGE Handbook of Economic Geography, pp.121-134.

Sassen, S. 1991 [Second Edition 2001]. The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Sassen, S. 2018. Global Cities Interview. urbanNext.

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Urban Solutions (Week 7)

Hashimoto, Y., 2020. Racing the creative class: diversity, racialized discourses of work, and colorblind redevelopment. Urban Geography  

Robinson, J., 2002. Global and World cities: a view from off the map. International journal of urban and regional research, 26(3), pp.531-554.

Chatterton, P., 2010. The student city: an ongoing story of neoliberalism, gentrification, and commodification. Environment and Planning A, 42(3), pp.509-514.

Caprotti, F., Springer, C. and Harmer, N., 2015. ‘Eco’ For Whom? Envisioning Eco‐urbanism in the Sino‐Singapore Tianjin Eco‐city, China. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 39(3), pp.495-517.

Degen, M. and García, M., 2012. The transformation of the ‘Barcelona model’: an analysis of culture, urban regeneration and governance. International journal of urban and regional research, 36(5), pp.1022-1038.

Hall, C.M., 2006. Urban entrepreneurship, corporate interests and sports mega-events: the thin policies of competitiveness within the hard outcomes of neoliberalism. The Sociological Review, 54(2), pp.59-70.

Friedmann, J., 2000. The good city: In defense of utopian thinking. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 24(2), pp.460-472.

Glaeser, E. 2018. Utopian Cities. CitiesX. [VIDEO]

Krätke, S., 2010. ‘Creative cities’ and the rise of the dealer class: A critique of Richard Florida's approach to urban theory. International journal of urban and regional research, 34(4), pp.835-853.

Lees, L. and Melhuish, C., 2015. Arts-led regeneration in the UK: The rhetoric and the evidence on urban social inclusion. European Urban and Regional Studies, 22(3), pp.242-260.

McCann, E.J. 2009. New Urbanism. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier, pp. 438-443.

Montgomery, J., 2004. Cultural quarters as mechanisms for urban regeneration. Part 2: A review of four cultural quarters in the UK, Ireland and Australia. Planning, Practice & Research19(1), pp.3-31.

Nathan, M. 2007. The Wrong Stuff? Creative Class Theory and Economic Performance in UK Cities. Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 3, pp. 433-450. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Rapoport, E., 2014. Utopian visions and real estate dreams: the eco‐city past, present and future. Geography Compass, 8(2), pp.137-149.

Talen, E., 1999. Sense of community and neighbourhood form: An assessment of the social doctrine of new urbanism. Urban studies36(8), pp.1361-1379.

Watson, V., 2014. African urban fantasies: dreams or nightmares? Environment and Urbanization, 26(1), pp.215-231.

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Urban Transformations (Week 8)

Markley, S., 2018. Suburban gentrification? Examining the geographies of New Urbanism in Atlanta’s inner suburbs. Urban Geography, 39(4), pp.606-630.  

Cugurullo, F., 2016. Urban eco-modernisation and the policy context of new eco-city projects: Where Masdar City fails and why. Urban Studies, 53(11), pp.2417-2433.  

Winkler, T., 2009. Prolonging the global age of gentrification: Johannesburg’s regeneration policies. Planning Theory, 8(4), pp.362-381.  

Lees, L. 2014, The Urban Injustices of New Labour's “New Urban Renewal”: The Case of the Aylesbury Estate in London. Antipode, 46, pp.921-947.  

Atkinson, R., 2000. Measuring gentrification and displacement in Greater London. Urban studies, 37(1), pp.149-165.

Doucet, B. and Koenders, D., 2018. ‘At least it’s not a ghetto anymore’: Experiencing gentrification and ‘false choice urbanism’in Rotterdam’s Afrikaanderwijk. Urban Studies55(16), pp.3631-3649.

Hammel, D. J. 2009. Gentrification. In Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N., eds. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier, pp. 360-367.

Slater, T., 2014. Unravelling false choice urbanism. City18(4-5), pp.517-524.

Smith, N., 1987. Of yuppies and housing: gentrification, social restructuring, and the urban dream. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 5(2), pp.151-172.

Watt, P., 2013. ‘It's not for us’ Regeneration, the 2012 Olympics and the gentrification of East London. City, 17(1), pp.99-118.

Wyly, E.K. and Hammel, D.J., 2005. Mapping neo-liberal American urbanism. Gentrification in a global context, pp.18-38.

Zimmerman, J., 2008. From brew town to cool town: Neoliberalism and the creative city development strategy in Milwaukee. Cities, 25(4), pp.230-242.

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Urban Dystopias (Week 9)

Chapter 1: How To Run a City Like Amazon. Graham, G., Kitchin, R. Matthern, S. and J. Shaw. How to run a city like Amazon, and other fables. Meatspace Press, 2019, pp. 1-13. [Available Online here]  

Aalbers, M.B., 2011. The revanchist renewal of yesterday's city of tomorrow. Antipode43(5), pp.1696-1724.

Datta, A., 2015. New urban utopias of postcolonial India: ‘Entrepreneurial urbanization’ in Dholera smart city, Gujarat. Dialogues in Human Geography, 5(1), pp.3-22.

Fields, D., 2019. Automated landlord: Digital technologies and post-crisis financial accumulation. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space.

Johnsen, S. and Fitzpatrick, S., 2010. Revanchist sanitisation or coercive care? The use of enforcement to combat begging, street drinking and rough sleeping in England. Urban Studies47(8), pp.1703-1723.

Lawton, P., 2018. Situating revanchism in the contemporary city. City22(5-6), pp.867-874.

Miao, J. & Phelps, N. 2019 The intrapreneurial state: Singapore’s emergence in the smart and sustainable urban solutions field. Territory, Politics, Governance, 7:3, 316-335. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 27/10/2020) 

Moisio, S. and Rossi, U., 2020. The start-up state: Governing urbanised capitalism. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space52(3), pp.532-552.

Glaeser, E. 2018. The Fall of New York. CitiesX.

Polli, A. 2016. Technologies of austerity urbanism: the “smart city” agenda in Italy (2011–2013), Urban Geography, 37:4, 514-534.

Sadowski, J. and Pasquale, F.A., 2015. The spectrum of control: A social theory of the smart city. First Monday20(7).

Smith, N., 1996. The new urban frontier: Gentrification and the revanchist city. [Chapter 10: From Gentrification to the Revanchist City]

Townsend, A.M., 2013. Smart cities: Big data, civic hackers, and the quest for a new utopia. WW Norton & Company. [Introduction and Chapter 3]

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Urban (Dis)Orders (Week 10)

Mayer, M. 2012. The ‘Right to the City’ in Urban Social Movements. In Cities For People Not for Profit: Critical Urban Theory and the Right To The City. ed. Brenner, N., Marcuse, P., and Mayer, M. London: Routledge, pp.63-85. [UPLOADED TO MINERVA]    

Castells, M., 1983. The city and the grassroots: a cross-cultural theory of urban social movements. Univ of California Press. [Especially chapters 32-35, pp.318-336]

Fuller, C. and West, K. 2017. The possibilities and limits of political contestation in times of ‘urban austerity’, Urban Studies, 54(9), pp. 2087–2106.

Karaliotas, L. and Swyngedouw, E., 2019. Exploring insurgent urban mobilizations: from urban social movements to urban political movements?. In Handbook of Urban Geography. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Kemp , A., Lebuhn, H. and Rattner, G. (2015), Between Neoliberal Governance and the Right to the City: Participatory politics in Berlin and Tel Aviv. Int J Urban Regional, 39: 704-725

Lynch, C.R., 2019. Contesting Digital Futures: Urban Politics, Alternative Economies, and the Movement for Technological Sovereignty in Barcelona. Antipode.

Mayer, M., 2006. Manuel Castells’ the city and the grassroots. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research30(1), pp.202-206.

Miraftab, F., 2009. Insurgent planning: Situating radical planning in the global south. Planning Theory, 8(1), pp.32-50.

Mitlin, D., 2018. Beyond contention: urban social movements and their multiple approaches to secure transformation. Environment and Urbanization, 30(2), pp.557-574.

Pickvance, C., 2003. From urban social movements to urban movements: a review and introduction to a symposium on urban movements. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 27(1), pp.102-109.

Roy, A., 2009. Strangely familiar: Planning and the worlds of insurgence and informality. Planning Theory, 8(1), pp.7-11.

Watson, V., 2009. Seeing from the South: Refocusing urban planning on the globe’s central urban issues. Urban Studies, 46(11), pp.2259-2275.

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An Urban World? (Week 11)

Neil Brenner and Christian Schmid. 2012. Planetary urbanization. in Matthew Gandy ed., Urban Constellations. Berlin: Jovis, pp.10-13. [available online:]  

Graham, S., 2015. Life support: The political ecology of urban air. City19(2-3), pp.192-215.

McFarlane, C. and Silver, J., 2017. The political city: “Seeing sanitation” and making the urban political in Cape Town. Antipode, 49(1), pp.125-148.

Swyngedouw, E., 1997. Power, nature, and the city. The conquest of water and the political ecology of urbanization in Guayaquil, Ecuador: 1880–1990. Environment and planning A, 29(2), pp.311-332.

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SEMESTER TWO: Urban Service Provision

No one source covers all the ground in lecture 1 but Milbourne’s article provides a nice overview on material around poverty and welfare. 

Milbourne, P., 2010. The geographies of poverty and welfare. Geography Compass4(2), pp.158-171. *

 * indicates below the most important reading

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Introduction: geography of services and welfare geographies (week 14)

Pinch, S. (1997). Worlds of welfare: understanding the changing geographies of social welfare provision. Psychology Press (a book but focus on early chapters)

Harris, B. (2004). The origins of the British welfare state: social welfare in England and Wales, 1800-1945. Palgrave.

Hamnett, C. (1996) Social polarisation, economic restructuring and welfare state regimes. Urban studies, 33(8), 1407-1430.

Mohan, J. (2003). Geography and social policy: spatial divisions of welfare. Progress in Human Geography, 27(3), 363-374.

Dorling, D. (2012). Inequality and Injustice: some news from Britain. Urban Geography, 33(5), 621-629.

Dorling, D., Rigby, J., Wheeler, B., Ballas, D., Thomas, B., Fahmy, E.,& Lupton, R. (2007). Poverty, wealth and place in Britain, 1968 to 2005. The Policy Press for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Dorling, D., & Pritchard, J. (2010). The geography of poverty, inequality and wealth in the UK and abroad: because enough is never enough. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 3(2-3), 81-106.

Dorling, D. (2019). Inequality and the 1%. Verso.(a 12 page summary available as a pdf file on google scholar)

Kitson, M., Martin, R., & Tyler, P. (2011). The geographies of austerity. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 4(3), 289-302.

Swords, J. (2014). UK government spending in times of austerity. Environment and Planning A, 46(1), 2-4.

UK Housing 

Bryson, J.R. and Lowe, P.A., 2002. Story-telling and history construction: rereading George Cadbury's Bournville Model Village. Journal of Historical Geography28(1), pp.21-41.

Richert, E.D. and Lapping, M.B., 1998. Ebenezer Howard and the garden city. Journal of the American Planning Association64(2), pp.125-127.

Benjamin, M., 2016. Complete Communities or Dormitory Towns? Case Studies in Interwar Housing at Welwyn Garden City, Becontree and St Helier. University of Hertfordshire, available as a PDF file via google scholar

Koch, I., 2014. Everyday experiences of state betrayal on an English council estate. Anthropology of this Century9. (available as a pdf via google scholar)

Lees, L. and White, H., 2020. The social cleansing of London council estates: everyday experiences of ‘accumulative dispossession’. Housing Studies, 35(10), pp.1701-1722.

Geography and health provision c19th-1979 (week 15)

Gorsky, M., Mohan, J., & Powell, M. (1999). British voluntary hospitals, 1871–1938: the geography of provision and utilization. Journal of Historical Geography, 25(4), 463-482. *

Parker, C. (2000). Improving the ‘Condition’ of the people: the health of Britain and the provision of public baths 1840–1870. Sports Historian, 20(2), 24-42.

Walton, J. K. (1989). Fish and chips and the British working class, 1870-1930. Journal of Social History, 243-266.

Powell, M. (1994). The forgotten anniversary? An examination of the 1944 White Paper,“A National Health Service”. Social Policy & Administration, 28(4), 333-344. 

Geography and health provision post 1979 and geography of health inequalities (week 16)

Woods, L. M., Rachet, B., Riga, M., Stone, N., Shah, A., & Coleman, M. P. (2005). Geographical variation in life expectancy at birth in England and Wales is largely explained by deprivation. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 59(2), 115-120. *

Graham, H. (2009). Understanding health inequalities. McGraw-Hill International.

Marmot, M. (2005). Social determinants of health inequalities. The Lancet, 365(9464), 1099-1104.

Walsh, D., Bendel, N., Jones, R., & Hanlon, P. (2010). It's not ‘just deprivation’: why do equally deprived UK cities experience different health outcomes?. Public Health, 124(9), 487-495. *

Gulliford, M., & Morgan, M. (Eds.). (2013). Access to health care. Routledge.

Gulliford, M., Figueroa-Munoz, J., Morgan, M., Hughes, D., Gibson, B., Beech, R., & Hudson, M. (2002). What does' access to health care mean?. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 7(3), 186-188.

Jones, A. P., Haynes, R., Sauerzapf, V., Crawford, S. M., Zhao, H., & Forman, D. (2008). Travel times to health care and survival from cancers in Northern England. European Journal of Cancer, 44(2), 269-274.

Haynes, R., Bentham, G., Lovett, A., & Gale, S. (1999). Effects of distances to hospital and GP surgery on hospital inpatient episodes, controlling for needs and provision. Social Science & Medicine, 49(3), 425-433.

Geography of education provision and contemporary education inequalities (Week 17)

Marsden, W. E. (2013). Unequal educational provision in England and Wales: the nineteenth-century roots. Routledge.

Ploszajska, T. (1994). Moral landscapes and manipulated spaces: gender, class and space in Victorian reformatory schools. Journal of Historical Geography, 20(4), 413-429.

Silver, H. (1977). Aspects of neglect: The strange case of Victorian popular education, Oxford Review of Education, 3(1), 57-69.

Driver, F. (1990). Discipline without frontiers? representations of the Mettray Reformatory Colony in Britain, 1840–1880. Journal of Historical Sociology, 3(3), 272-293.

Grigg, R. (2002). The origins and growth of ragged schools in Wales, 1847-c. 1900. History of Education, 31(3), 227-243.

Blackburn, R. M., & Marsh, C. (1991). Education and social class: revisiting the 1944 Education Act with fixed marginals. British Journal of Sociology, 507-536.

Simon, B. (1986). The 1944 Education Act: a conservative measure?. History of education, 15(1), 31-43.

Batteson, C. H. (1999). The 1944 Education Act reconsidered. Educational Review, 51(1), 5-15.

Taylor, C. (2009). Choice, competition, and segregation in a United Kingdom urban education market. American Journal of Education, 115(4), 549-568.

Reay, D., & Ball, S. J. (1997). Spoilt for choice: the working classes and educational markets. Oxford Review of Education, 23(1), 89-101.

Ball, S. J., Bowe, R., & Gewirtz, S. (1996). School choice, social class and distinction: the realization of social advantage in education. Journal of Education Policy, 11(1), 89-112.

Taylor, C., & Gorard, S. (2001). The role of residence in school segregation: placing the impact of parental choice in perspective. Environment and Planning A, 33(10), 1829-1852.

Retail, leisure and service provision: an introduction to retail geography (weeks 18 & 20)

A.Alexander (1997) Strategy and strategists: evidence from an early retail revolution in Britain, The International Review of Retail, Distribution And Consumer Research. 7(1), 61-78 (good case study of Burtons)

J.B.Jefferys (1954) Retail trading in Britain 1850-1950, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Chapters 1 & 2. see on-line course reading folder under 'learning resources'

Fletcher, S. R., & Godley, A. (2000). Foreign direct investment in British retailing, 1850–1962. Business History, 42(2), 43-62.

Rappaport, E. D. (1996). “The Halls of Temptation”: Gender, Politics, and the Construction of the Department Store in Late Victorian London. The Journal of British Studies, 35(01), 58-83.

Purvis, M. (1990). The development of co-operative retailing in England and Wales, 1851–1901: a geographical study. Journal of Historical Geography, 16(3), 314-331.

Walton, J. K. (1981). The Demand for Working-Class Seaside Holidays in Victorian England*. The Economic History Review, 34(2), 249-265.

Smith, M. A. (1983). Social usages of the public drinking house: changing aspects of class and leisure. British Journal of Sociology, 367-385.

Huggins, M. (2000). More sinful pleasures? Leisure, respectability and the male middle classes in Victorian England. Journal of Social History, 33(3), 585-600.

N.Wrigley (1987) The concentration of capital in UK grocery retailing, Environment and Planning. A 19, 1283-88.

W.Kay (1987) Battle for the high street, Piatkus, London.

JA.Seth and G.Randall (1999) The grocers: the rise and rise of the supermarket chains, Kogan Page, London

Geography and the growth of the emergency services (week 21)

Swift, R., 1988. Urban policing in early victorian England, 1835-86: a reappraisal. History73(238), pp.211-237.

Steedman, C. ed., 2015. Policing the Victorian Community: the formation of English provincial police forces, 1856-80. Routledge.

Fyfe, N.R., 1991. The police, space and society: the geography of policing. Progress in Human Geography15(3), pp.249-267.

Yarwood, R., 2007. The geographies of policing. Progress in human geography31(4), pp.447-465.

Corcoran, J., Higgs, G., Brunsdon, C., Ware, A. and Norman, P., 2007. The use of spatial analytical techniques to explore patterns of fire incidence: A South Wales case study. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems31(6), pp.623-647.

Kc, K., Corcoran, J. and Chhetri, P., 2018. Spatial optimisation of fire service coverage: a case study of Brisbane, Australia. Geographical research56(3), pp.270-284.

Services and urban regeneration (week 22)

G.Evans (2009) Creative cities, creative spaces and urban policy, Urban Studies, 46, 1003-1040

Coaffee, J. (2008). Sport, culture and the modern state: emerging themes in stimulating urban regeneration in the UK. International journal of cultural policy, 14(4), 377-397.

Smith, A., & Fox, T. (2007) From 'event-led 'to' event-themed 'regeneration: the 2002 Commonwealth Games legacy programme. Urban Studies, 44(5-6), 1125-1143.

Gratton C., Shibli S., Coleman R. (2005) Sport and economic regeneration in cities, Urban Studies, 42(5/6), 985-999

Talon, A. (2008). Mega-retail-led regeneration. Town and Country Planning, 77, 131-137.

D.Adams, A.Disberry, N.Hutchinson, T.Munjoma (2002) Retail location, competition and urban redevelopment, The Service Industries Journal, 22(3), 135-148

T.J.Dixon (2005) The role of retailing in urban regeneration, Local Economy, 20(2), 168-182

C.Parker & C.Garnell (2006) Regeneration and retail in Liverpool: a new approach, Journal of Retail and Leisure Property, 5(2), 148-161

P.Instone & G.Roberts (2006) Progress in retail led regeneration, Journal of Retail and Leisure Property, 5(2), 121- 133

A.Mitchell & M.Kirkup (2003) Retail development and urban regeneration, International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, 31(9), 451-458

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