Urban Policy and Practice is a practical and critical guide to urban policy in contemporary Britain.
The book covers a range of topics including:
* Quality and consumerism in the public sector
* Community development
* Public Health
* Environmental issues
* Local intervention in the creation of skills and jobs
Case studies are drawn from housing, planning, the social services, economic development, and local government finance.
Throughout, the concern is for a clear analysis of corporate strategies, democratic control and sustainable development.