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Social Housing Allocations and Family Networks

The Young Foundation, together with the Institute of Community Studies before it, have long been interested in the effects of housing allocation policies on family life. But with the emergence of credit-based letting systems, this whole area is now changing very rapidly, so that comparison with regimes in the past is becoming much harder. This... Find out more

Shrinking to Grow? The Urban Regeneration Challenge in Leipzig and Manchester

September Prior to 2005

Peter Hall

Leipzig and Manchester are superficially very different cities. Leipzig’s Communist government ran down its industrial base, which almost disappeared after German reunification. Manchester, one of the world’s oldest industrial cities, suffered no such fate. Yet these cities’ history and condition show remarkable parallels. Both have experienced deindustrialisation and out-migration; and both are recording abandoned housing.... Find out more

Growing the European urban system

July Prior to 2005

Peter Hall

Institute of Community Studies Working Paper No.3 – July 2003 This paper discusses the growth of the European urban system. It draws upon the performance of the European urban system in the last quarter century to make suggestions for change in the growing system. The publication suggests that there are two alternative ways of looking... Find out more

Exploring ethnic tensions through locality

July Prior to 2005

Belinda Brown

Institute of Community Studies Working Paper No.4 – July 2003 This publication outlines the issues that will be explored in a research project by the Institute of Community Studies (now The Young Foundation) looking into the relationship between people and place in London. There have been a number of books written on the way that processes... Find out more

Michael Young: in his own words

July Prior to 2005

Jane Gabriel, Kate Gavron

This is a shortened version of an interview with Michael Young which took place on 22 March 1994. The interviewers were Jane Gabriel, Kate Gavron and Geoff Dench. Michael Young: in his own words from The Young Foundation on Vimeo. Read more about Michael Young’s life.

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