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Class, citizenship and regeneration : Glasgow and the Commonwealth Games 2014
(2012-09) - Journal article
Through a focus on “consumer-citizenship” this paper foregrounds the class practices inherent in urban regeneration. Using Glasgow's 2014 Commonwealth Games (CWGs) as an illustrative example of regeneration, it seeks to ...
Exploring the stigmatization of energy efficiency in the UK : an emerging research agenda
(2015-11) - Journal article
Energy efficiency technology is widely accepted as a positive step to improve the comfort of homes whilst simultaneously reducing harmful carbon emissions. There is a convincing case that more widespread adoption of energy ...
CHR Briefing 5: Immigration Act 2016 -more harm than good?
(University of St Andrews, 2016-09-13) - Report
Challenging the Norm? The 'EthoPolitics' of Low Cost Homeownership in Scotland
(2011-12) - Journal article
Influenced by Nikolas Rose’s concept of ‘ethopolitics’ this paper explores attitudes to home and tenure amongst low-cost homeowners in Scotland. In doing so, it seeks to highlight the contested nature of contemporary ...
Privileging the ‘objective’ : understanding the state’s role in shaping housing aspirations
(2018-01-05) - Journal article
This paper is to be read as one half of a two-fold analysis of recent qualitative research on the housing aspirations of the people of Scotland, focusing specifically on the dimension of housing tenure. Moving beyond ...
Regulating Scotland's social landlords : localised resistance to technologies of performance management
(2009-03) - Journal article
Influenced by Foucault's later work on governmentality, this paper explores the regulation of social landlords as a 'technology of performance' concerned with governing the conduct of dispersed welfare agencies and the ...
Transforming Scotland’s public sector housing through community ownership : the reterritorialisation of housing governance?
(2008-08) - Journal article
In recent decades, UK public-sector housing has increasingly been problematised, with government solutions focusing on modernising the sector by transferring ownership of the housing from the public to the voluntary sector ...
Empowering Glasgow’s tenants through community ownership?
(2009-06) - Journal article
Post 1997, stock transfer has been pivotal to the housing and regeneration agenda of the New Labour government, both at the UK and devolved level. Although a heavily researched policy area, stock transfer research has ...
The end of the Right to Buy and the future of social housing in Scotland
(2010-06-01) - Journal article
Thirty-years after the introduction of the Right to Buy - the most successful example of housing privatisation policy in the UK - the current Housing (Scotland) Bill proposes to end the scheme for both new social housing ...
Social Housing and Homelessness Policies : reconciling social justice and social mix?
(Policy Press, 2012-04-25) - Book item
Whilst housing policies already had a distinctive Scottish flavour even before devolution, the creation of the Scottish Parliament in 1999 has allowed further policy-divergence (see for example, Maclennan and O’Sullivan ...