Community work as women's work? The gendering of English neighbourhood partnerships

Grimshaw, Lucy (2011) Community work as women's work? The gendering of English neighbourhood partnerships. Community Development Journal, 46 (3). pp. 327-340. ISSN 0010-3802

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This article contributes to debates about regeneration policy by developing a gendered perspective on neighbourhood partnerships. It explores the gendered nature of partnership working within regeneration policy in England by using a case study of a New Deal for Communities Partnership. Empirical data are used to explore the experiences of women working as unpaid community activists and paid community professionals. The article seeks to place women's perspectives and their everyday lives at the heart of debates about regeneration policy and partnerships.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: women, community, partnerships, neighbourhoods
Subjects: L700 Human and Social Geography
L900 Others in Social studies
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2021 15:29
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 14:37

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