Mann, N. (2021) ‘Changing places in Moss Side, Manchester: evaluating regeneration’, Geography Review, 34 (3), pp.10-12.
Regeneration of inner-city neighbourhoods brings both costs and benefits. In this case study of Moss Side, Narinder Mann, a resident of the area and a geographer, raises questions about the best approach to redevelopment for local people.
Oakes, S. (2021) ‘Making connections: new horizons: changing places, global systems and Covid-19’, Geography Review, 34 (4), pp.13-15.
This Making Connections explores changes in local place identities and experiences linked with the spread of Covid-19 through global systems. This article links to your units on Changing Places and Global Systems and Global Governance. Look out for the discussion questions in this article.
Alcock, D. (2020) ‘Challenging your world view: how to develop your critical thinking’, Geography Review, 34 (2), pp.17-19.
Everything in the world is getting worse. Right? read on to see why the answer to this question is way more complicated than that, why we tend towards a negative view and how you can learn to think more critically. This article is useful for the NEA and Changing Places unit.
Lees, L. (2020) ‘Changing urban places: what is wrong with gentrification?’, Geography Review, 33 (3), pp,12-16.
Urban places around the world are being remade by planners and governments. What is the difference between urban regeneration and gentrification, and why is this important in understanding changing places?
Oakes, S. (2019) ‘Updates: everybody’s talking about…5G’, Geography Review, 33 (1), pp.16-17.
Emerging 5G mobile networks promise to transform connectivity for societies, especially in cities. What are the implications of this latest ‘shrinking world’ technology for changing places, global systems and global governance?
Philips, R. (2017) ‘Visual research on changing places: an example from Hackney’, Geography Review, 30 (3), pp.10-12.
Many of you will be undertaking studies of place as part of your course. This article describes a project in Hackney that used photo and film to study perceptions of the area, and suggests how the technique might be applied to A-level fieldwork.