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All places are...

...dynamic, not static, and socially constructed

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What do socially constructed links show?

How places function socially

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What are some forces of change?

National government
International institutions
Global institutions
National institutions
Local governments
Individuals
TNCs
Local community groups

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What is an example of national government?

Parliament

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What are examples of international institutions?

Tata steel, Tesco, the EU

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What is an example of a global institution?

The WTO

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What is an example of a national institution?

The National Trust

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What are some examples of individual forces of change?

Activists
Aristocrats
Celebrities

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What are some examples of TNCs?

Apple
Tata steel

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What is an example of local community group forces of change?

The New Era Estate residents

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What happened in Scunthorpe in 2015?

A steel march against closures and job losses

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How many jobs were to be axed at Tata steel in Scunthorpe?

900, along with a further 270 in Scotland

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What caused the Tata steel redundancies?

The flooding of cut price Chinese steel onto the world’s markets as well as high energy prices

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How many steel jobs were at risk across the UK?

4000

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For how long had steel been the major industry in Scunthorpe?

125 years

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How did the public make their support clear for the steel industry?

Marches up the high street

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How did the Scunthorpe steelworks protect the town in World War 2?

The smoke from the steelworks masked the town from German planes and saved it from the bombing

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Which organisation had the power to change the outcome?

The national government

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How should places be studied in context?

How past and present connections have shaped them and embedded them in regional, national and international contexts

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What is palimpsest?

Places being made up of a series of layers

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What is Trafalgar Square?

A palimpsest on a small scale

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What is meaning?

Relates to individual or collective perceptions of a place

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What is representation?

How a place is portrayed or ‘seen’ in society

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What is identity?

An assemblage of personal characteristics such as gender, sexuality, race and religion

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What is belonging?

A sense of being part of a collective identity

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What is ownership?

The feeling of being in possession of a set of values or a particular identity

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What is wellbeing?

The positive outcome of a shared identity and a sense of belonging

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What developments have occurred in Salford Quays over the last 2 decades?

One of the largest regeneration rejects in the UK around Media City and surrounding areas.

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What are the key players in the Salford Quays regeneration?

Mersey Basin Campaign
United Utilities
Environment Agency
Local authorities
Property development firms
Northwest development agency
RSPB

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What is the role of the Mersey Basin Campaign in the Salford Quays regeneration?

Co-Diane’s the individual efforts of local authorities, private investors and voluntary organisations as they act to improve water quality