Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Open Access Jam and Justice: Co-producing Urban Governance for Social Innovation, ESRC & Mistra Urban Futures

Download Article:
 Download
(PDF 814 kb)
 
Cities are sites of crisis and opportunity. In a context of rapid social change and austerity, the effectiveness of traditional systems of urban governance is in doubt. Jam and Justice is a research project, funded by the ESRC and Mistra Urban Futures, which aims to create a unique space for social innovation to co-produce, test and learn from new ways of governing cities. 'Jam' is about trying to bring together different partners in the city to experiment and innovate to address shared problems. 'Justice' is about re-connecting with those who have been disenfranchised and excluded from the search for solutions. Through the development of an Action Research Collective (ARC) in Greater Manchester, Jam and Justice brings together academics, practitioners, the voluntary sector, citizens and political leaders to exchange knowledge and develop creative responses to emerging urban governance challenges. The ARC has co-initiated a series of action research projects to generate primary data to test and learn from different approaches to citizen engagement. Jam and Justice also promotes networking, debates and learning within the UK and internationally. This will enable critical reflection on how to organise knowledge better to make positive urban transformations happen that are inclusive and equitable. In this article members of the Action Research Collective introduce the project, reflect on key messages, and highlight the action research projects and impacts emerging. For more information, visit www.jamandjustice-rjc.org or email [email protected]
No References for this article.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: ACTION RESEARCH COLLECTIVE; COPRODUCTION; GREATER MANCHESTER; JAM AND JUSTICE; SOCIAL INNOVATION; URBAN GOVERNANCE

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 2019

More about this publication?
  • Impact is a series of high-quality, open access and free to access science reports designed to enable the dissemination of research impact to key stakeholders. Communicating the impact and relevance of research projects across a large number of subjects in a content format that is easily accessible by an academic and stakeholder audience. The publication features content from the world's leading research councils, policy groups, universities and research projects. Impact is published under a CC-BY Creative Commons licence.

  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Disseminating research in Impact
  • Information about Impact
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more