Books by Rowland Atkinson (University of Sheffield)
Rowland Atkinson is a Senior Researcher and Director of the Housing and Community Research Unit at the School of Sociology, University of Tasmania. A former research fellow of the Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, his work has focused on issues of neighbourhood change and patterns of social exclusion and privilege in cities including research on gentrification, gated communities, defensive homeownership and informal regulation in affluent and deprived neighbourhoods. Gesa Helms is a Research Fellow at the Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow. Her research interests lie, firstly, in the political economies of urban restructuring, in particular urban governance, economic regeneration, labour markets and social inclusion policies in old-industrial regions. A second strand of research centres on debates around social regulation, policing and surveillance.