Gang labour in UK; Industrial ruination
Laurie Taylor discusses a ground-breaking study of urban decline in three different communities. Also, the rise of gang labour in the UK.
Industrial Ruination - the landscapes and legacies of post Industrial decline. Laurie Taylor talks to Alice Mah about her comparative study into urban dereliction in 3 contrasting contexts - Newcastle, Uk; Niagara Falls, Canada; and Ivanova, Russia. Also, the geographer, Kendra Strauss, discusses her research into the origins and rise of gang labour in the UK. She's joined by Ben Rogaly who has done extensive research into forced labour and exploitation in British horticulture.
Producer: Jayne Egerton.
Professor of Human Geography, Sussex University
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Population, Space and Place
Special Issue: International Migration to Non-Metropolitan Areas
Volume 14, Issue 6, pages 497–510, November/December 2008
Peterborough project: 'Places for all?'
Exploring Peterborough residents' stories through words, photographs, film and theatre
Lecturer and Fellow of Robinson College (Director of Studies for Geography), Cambridge University
Find out more about Kendra Strauss
Volume 45, Issue 1, pages 180–197, January 2013
Assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick
Find out more about Alice Mah
Industrial Ruination, Community and Place: Landscapes and Legacies of Urban Decline
Publisher: University of Toronto Press