Category Archives: Welfare State

Migrant infrastructure: Transaction economies in Birmingham and Leicester, UK

This is a blog post to accompany an article I wrote for Urban Studies with Suzanne Hall and Robin Finlay which can be accessed here: http://usj.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/03/04/0042098016634586.abstract?rss=1 ——– This blog was written to accompany the online publication of our paper ‘Migrant

Migrant infrastructure: Transaction economies in Birmingham and Leicester, UK

This is a blog post to accompany an article I wrote for Urban Studies with Suzanne Hall and Robin Finlay which can be accessed here: http://usj.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/03/04/0042098016634586.abstract?rss=1 ——– This blog was written to accompany the online publication of our paper ‘Migrant

The Heygate Estate

“The right to the city is far more than the individual liberty to access urban resources: it is a right to change ourselves by changing the city. It is, moreover, a common rather than an individual right since this transformation

The Heygate Estate

“The right to the city is far more than the individual liberty to access urban resources: it is a right to change ourselves by changing the city. It is, moreover, a common rather than an individual right since this transformation

The Great Estate

The origin of council estates goes back to 1883 when Lord Salsbury motioned the Housing of the Working Classes Act in response to the poor conditions of working class housing. In response, the Boundary Estate (1900) was one of the

The Great Estate

The origin of council estates goes back to 1883 when Lord Salsbury motioned the Housing of the Working Classes Act in response to the poor conditions of working class housing. In response, the Boundary Estate (1900) was one of the