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Place-based policy

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Place-based services
NARROWER TERMS


Collection

Introduction to special issue on being outdoors: challenging and celebrating diverse outdoor leisure embodiments and experiences

This special issue seeks to generate conversation about how to open up possibilities for how outdoor experiences and subjects are understood and undertaken. Outdoor experiences have largely been made exclusive through discourses that articulate narrow participatory borderlines and definitions. The authors hope through reading the...
Report

Movers and stayers: localising power to level up towns

The need to address place-based disparities has recently taken centre stage in British politics. In an ongoing period of political change, it is imperative that addressing regional inequalities stays firmly on the agenda. This report investigate the desirability and feasibility of these ambitions.
Report

How do place-based services evolve in a world of virtual, physical and hybrid service delivery?

Given the inevitable growth of virtual and hybrid services in the context of place-based service delivery, this report argues that future government initiatives should consider how virtual services can be included in the design and how they are integrated and interact with face-to-face components.
Conference paper

Place identity and economic significance of urban forms of ethnic precincts in Melbourne, Australia

This paper examines place identity of neighbourhoods characterised by a large number of Vietnamese and their ethnic businesses in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia. The paper responds to urgent demands for knowledge, tools and strategies to better design and manage Australian cities, neighbourhoods, and public spaces for...
Conference paper

Climate justice in practice: addressing social inequity and climate resilience through place-based capacity building with community service organisations and local governments

This paper outlines a place-based approach to enabling climate adaptation and resilience across community service organisations (CSOs) and local governments in Melbourne particularly in areas experiencing socio-ecological disadvantage.
Conference paper

Toward a playable digital placemaking framework

This research's main focus is on the playable experience and new play opportunities (digital play) to the public space, and how the pleasure senses react to the placemaking.
Conference paper

‘Sense of place’: policy definition and evaluation

This study provides illustration of the cognitive, affective and behavioral components of 'sense of place' through three case studies from Victoria.
Conference paper

Connecting Croydon: planning for a 20-minute neighbourhood

This research aims to explore the dual consideration of amenity and accessibility to facilitate effective place-based planning. By identifying Croydon South as a 'Low-amenity suburb' with high car dependency, a regression analysis revealed that bus stop density and commercial activity were variables that contributed to...
Policy report

No more business as usual: the need for participatory Indigenous development policy and skilled practice

This paper explores what is needed to enable First People to genuinely participate and make meaningful decisions about their own development, own the outcomes and take responsibilities with governments and others, where appropriate, for their implementation.
Working paper

You’re not speaking my language: policy discontinuity and coordination gaps between the UK’s national economic strategies and its place-based policies

Lack of consistency and coordination has long been noted as a failing of UK government policies, but it has previously been difficult to assess the extent of the policy discontinuity. In this paper, the authors present evidence from text analysis of a startling lack of...
Working paper

The laws of attraction: economic drivers of inter-regional migration, housing costs and the role of policies

The capacity of workers to move regions in response to local economic shocks is one key dimension of labour market dynamism which could contribute to the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. In this context, this paper proposes articulating structural with place-based policies to help prospective...
Report

A just green recovery from COVID-19

The COVID-19 recovery window offers a rare opportunity to transform economies and accelerate the green transition. This paper examines green recovery measures through the lens of a 'just transition'. The authors highlight promising examples of just and green recovery measures in various countries, and suggest...
Policy report

Place-based policy options for entrepreneurship in a post-COVID Canada

Conceding that while the Canadian regional dynamic will never be fully immunised from economic inequities, the authors of this report believe that the proposals they outline will provide a workable, place-responsive, and efficient means of leveraging the post-COVID recovery as a catalyst for a stronger...
Strategy

Blueprint: regional and community job deals

This blueprint advances CPD’s work on improving employment services in place by showing how this approach can be scaled up across the nation in pivotal regions and places. It illustrates a pathway for implementing, governing and funding place-based initiatives for long-lasting impact on Australia's jobs...
Working paper

To them that hath: economic complexity and local industrial strategy in the UK

Faced with rising regional inequality and stagnating growth, policymakers in advanced economies are increasingly looking for measures to boost productivity while addressing highly uneven economic development. In this paper, the authors provide some useful insights into regional specialisation patterns.
Guide

Place-based evaluation framework: a guide for evaluation of place-based approaches in Australia

The Department of Social Services and Queensland Government Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors have co-commissioned the development of an evaluation framework and toolkit for evaluating place-based delivery approaches. The framework was tested with Logan Together (Qld) as proof of concept.
Journal article

Understanding the motivations for return migration in Australia

Return migration is often overlooked by traditional analyses of internal migration. Why people return has received even less scrutiny. Relatively few migrants make a return move, so there is clearly something noteworthy about these people and their circumstances that trigger such a move. This paper...
Briefing paper

Place-based collective impact: an Australian response to childhood vulnerability

This Policy Brief outlines a different approach for addressing the complex nature of childhood vulnerability in communities experiencing high levels of disadvantage – a place-based collective impact approach.
Report

Fresh water literacies: transdisciplinary learning for place and eco justice

The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.
Report

Policy roundtable - Emerging patterns in place-based approaches: international perspectives

This is a summary report of the Emerging patterns in place-based approaches: International perspectives roundtable, hosted by the Centre for Community Child Health in July 2017.