Current areas of work
Spaces of Social Exclusion: (with J. Gough) to be published by Routledge 2005. An examination of the range of policy responses to the geography of social exclusion in Britain.
Other areas of research include work on community economic development and the social economy, corporate social responsibility, and notions of local democracy.
- University College London 1967-71
- Architectural Association 1971-73
- Research Assistant, South Bank Polytechnic 1973-76
- Planning Adviser London Chamber of Commerce 1976-7
- Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University, 1978 - to date.
With J. Gough, 1993, The Politics of Local Economic Policy: the problems and possibilities of local initiative, Macmillan, Basingstoke,
Chapters in edited books
1993, 'Business involvement in the community`, in D. Fasenfest (ed), Community Economic Development: Policy Formation in the US and UK, Macmillan, Basingstoke
1996, `The view from the grassroots`: local impacts and local responses to economic restructuring in disadvantaged areas. In Pacione M. (ed) Britain`s Cities: an introduction to social, political and economic issues, Routledge, London.
2000 `Innocent concepts? A paradigmatic approach to argument`, in Learning to Argue in Higher Education: ed Richard Andrews and Sally Mitchell. Boynton Cook/Heinemann, Portsmouth
Refereed articles in academic journals
With Gough,J. 1996 `The construction of mainstream local economic initiatives: mobility, socialisation and class relations`. Economic Geography 72.2
With Gough J. 1996 `The moderni sation of Britain and Local Economic Policy` Environment and Planning D Society and Space 14,
With Gough J. 1996 `The contradictions of neo-Keynesian local economic strategies` Review of International Political Economy 3.3.
With Gough, J. 1997 The division of labour, capitalism and socialism: an alternative to Sayer. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research; 0309-1317.
With Gough J.1998, `Theorising the state in local economic governance`. Regional Studies 32, 8, pp 759-768; 0034-3404.
Urban regeneration, community development