Future governments of Scotland should reintroduce the principle of investing for societal goals, challenge the failed policies of austerity and wrest monetary policy from the financial sector. These are prerequisites for a socially just and prosperous Scotland.
Good housing needs more than good housing policy: housing policy needs to be part of wider social changes towards a more equal, community-centred, environmentally sustainable society, but good housing policy can make an important contribution to those changes. Economic considerations remain key, but we need to transcend the destructive veneration of GDP.This paper outlines a […]
The scale of economic, social and environmental challenges facing many localities in Scotland is indicative that regeneration matters, both to particular localities and to Scotland as a whole. However, it is important to exercise caution when reflecting on this evidence. In theory, the need for regeneration strategies need not necessarily signify a national problem or […]