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Montreal: In search of a new approach for defining social solidarity

Pierre Hamel, Roger Keil and Grégoire Autin report on findings from a second round of research in Montreal carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network. Montreal is … Continue reading

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From Protest to Resistance: Fighting Back in Hard Times

On Wednesday 3rd May 2017, the Centre for Urban Research on Austerity will be hosting a public roundtable entitled ‘From Protest to Resistance: Fighting Back in Hard Times’. This builds on our successful workshop last year – ‘Resistance and Alternatives … Continue reading

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Austerity and grassroots mobilization in Athens: The emergence of an urban governance divide?

Ioannis Chorianopoulos and Nayia Tselepi report on findings from a second round of research in Melbourne carried out as part of our collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network. In our last posting we discussed … Continue reading

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Cultural Diversity and Collaboration in Dandenong, Melbourne.

Helen Sullivan, Hayley Henderson and Brendan Gleeson report on findings from a second round of research in Melbourne carried out as part of our collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network. Our selection of Dandenong … Continue reading

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The Logic and Practices of Austerity Governance in Dublin

This post outlines the main findings from the second round of research carried out by Dr Niamh Gaynor and Ms Nessa Ní Chasaide in Dublin as part of the Collaborative Governance under Austerity project. It forms part of a second series of eight … Continue reading

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Transforming Barcelona’s Urban Model? Limits and potentials for radical change under a radical left government

Ismael Blanco, Yunailis Salazar and Iolanda Bianchi report on findings from a second round of research in Barcelona carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network. The multidimensional … Continue reading

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Austerity Leicester: Between Revitalisation, Retrenchment and Resistance

Professor Jonathan Davies reports on findings from a second round of research in Leicester carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network. Leicester is a revitalised city.  Since I … Continue reading

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Baltimore: Governing Two Cities in ‘Crisis’

Madeleine Pill reports on findings from a second round of research in Baltimore  carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network, and led by Prof. Jonathan Davies. Baltimore exemplifies … Continue reading

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Governing Urban Crises of Welfarism: Reflections from our Eight-Case International Study

In today’s blog Jonathan Davies introduces a series of eight further blog postings outlining the findings from our research in the cities of Athens, Baltimore, Barcelona, Dublin, Leicester, Melbourne, Montreal, Nantes and Sydney.  These will be posted one-by-one over the … Continue reading

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Austerity and welfare cuts

In today’s post, Ines Newman discusses the implications of current and future welfare reforms, including the cuts planned for April. She argues that this will lead to increasing inequality and poverty, rising household debt levels with higher levels of rent … Continue reading

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