Professor John Flint

MA, MPhil

Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty Director of Research & Innovation

Professor John Flint

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Professor John Flint
Faculty of Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS)
219 Portobello
Sheffield
S1 4DP
Profile

John was awarded an MA in Politics from the University of Glasgow in 1994. Whilst continuing his studies at Glasgow, he lectured part-time in HM Prison, Saughton, Edinburgh before gaining an MPhil in Urban Policy in 1998.

John was employed as a research associate at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Glasgow before becoming a lecturer in Housing Studies at the University of Glasgow. He joined the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam in 2005 and was appointed Professor in 2007.

In 2011 he moved to the University of Sheffield as Professor of Town and Regional Planning in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (formerly TRP). He was Head of Department between 2012 and 2016 and then Interim Head of the Department of Geography until September 2017.

John is currently the Co-Executive Managing Editor of the Housing Studies journal and a Trustee of the Urban Studies Foundation. He was also a member of the REF2014 sub-panel 16 and was formerly a member of the Housing Studies Association Executive Committee.

Qualifications
  • MA in Politics, University of Glasgow
  • MPhil in Urban Policy, University of Glasgow
Publications

Edited books

  • Flint J & Kelly J (Ed.) (2013) Bigotry, Football and Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • (Ed.) (2011) The future of sustainable cities: Critical reflections.. RIS download Bibtex download
  • (Ed.) (2008) Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference.. RIS download Bibtex download
  • (Ed.) (2006) Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice.. RIS download Bibtex download

Journal articles

Chapters

  • Flint J & Powell R (2019) Introduction: Putting Wacquant to Work, Class, Ethnicity and State in the Polarized Metropolis (pp. 1-21). Springer International Publishing RIS download Bibtex download
  • Crisp R & Powell RS (2017) Youth unemployment, interdependence and power: tensions and resistance within an alternative, 'co-produced' employment programme In Bevir M, McKee K & Matthews P (Ed.), Decentring Urban Governance: Narratives, Resistance and Contestation (pp. 38-64). London: Routledge. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2017) Foucault's duel: constructed narratives and webs of meaning in anti-social behaviour and welfare benefits governance in the United Kingdom In Bevir M, McKee K & Matthews P (Ed.), Decentring Urban Governance: Narratives, Resistance and Contestation (pp. 15-37). London: Routledge. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bannister J & Flint J (2017) Crime and the city: urban encounters, civility and tolerance In Liebling A, Maruna S & McAra L (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Criminology (pp. 522-540). Oxford: Oxford University Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • (2014) Anti-social Behaviour in Britain Palgrave Macmillan UK View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • (2014) Football Hooliganism, Fan Behaviour and Crime Palgrave Macmillan UK RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Powell R (2013) Individualization and Social Dis/integration in Contemporary Society: A Comparative Note on Zygmunt Bauman and Norbert Elias, Norbert Elias and Social Theory (pp. 261-274). Palgrave Macmillan US View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Kelly J (2013) Football and bigotry in scotland In Flint J & Kelly J (Ed.), Bigotry, Football and Scotland (pp. 2-16). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Powell R (2013) Scottish enlightenment and the sectarianism civilising offensive In Flint J & Kelly J (Ed.), Bigotry, Football and Scotland (pp. 82-96). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Kelly J (2013) Necessary debates and future research and policy imperatives In Flint J & Kelly J (Ed.), Bigotry, Football and Scotland (pp. 214-222). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2013) Reconfiguring urban Britain: Policing, spatial justice and postmodern (in)security, Policing Cities: Urban Securitization And Regulation In A Twenty-First Century World (pp. 147-160). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Raco M & Flint J (2011) Towards a new politics of urban sustainability, The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections (pp. 243-252). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Raco M & Flint J (2011) Introduction: Characterising the 'new' politics of sustainability: From managing growth to coping with crisis In Flint J & Race M (Ed.), The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections (pp. 3-27). Bristol: Policy Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2011) Neighbourhood sustainability: Residents' perceptions and perspectives, The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections (pp. 203-224). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Powell R (2009) Civilising offensives: Education, football and ‘Eradicating’ sectarianism in Scotland, Securing Respect: Behavioural Expectations and Anti-Social Behaviour in the UK (pp. 219-238). View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2009) Neighborhoods and Community, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (pp. 354-359). Elsevier RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2009) On the governance of social housing In Czischke D (Ed.), Urban Regeneration in Europe: The Place of Housing in Integrated Urban Policies - Current Perspectives (pp. 35-44). Berlin: CECODHAS European Social Housing Observatory. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2009) Subversive subjects and conditional, earned and denied citizenship, Subversive Citizens: Power, Agency and Resistance in Public Services (pp. 83-98). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2009) Faith-based schools: Institutionalising parallel lives?, Faith in the Public Realm: Controversies, Policies and Practices (pp. 163-182). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Robinson D (2008) Introduction In Flint J & Robinson D (Ed.), Community Cohesion in Crisis? New Dimensions of Diversity and Difference (pp. 1-13). Bristol: Policy Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2008) Welfare state institutions and secessionary neighbourhood spaces, Community Cohesion in Crisis?: New Dimensions of Diversity and Difference (pp. 159-176). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Casey R & Flint J (2008) Governing through localism, contract and community: evidence from anti-social behaviour strategies in Scotland In Squires P (Ed.), ASBO Nation: The criminalisation of nuisance (pp. 103-116). Bristol: Policy Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Smithson H (2007) New governance of youth disorder: A study of local initiatives, Securing an Urban Renaissance: Crime, Community, and British Urban Policy (pp. 165-182). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2006) Introduction In Flint J (Ed.), Housing, Urban Goverance and Anti-Social Behaviour (pp. 1-16). Bristol: Policy Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2006) Active responsible citizens? Changing neighbourhoods, changing order In Dearling A, Newburn T & Somerville P (Ed.), Supporting Safer Communities: Housing, crime and neighbourhoods (pp. 29-44). Coventry: Chartered Institute of Housing. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J (2006) Housing and the new governance of conduct, Housing, Urban Governance and Anti-Social Behaviour: Perspectives, Policy and Practice (pp. 19-36). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Kearns A (2004) The role of Church of Scotland congregations in community development In McKay J (Ed.), Netting Citizens (pp. 249-270). Edinburgh: St Andrews Press. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burdsey D () Race, Ethnicity and Football Routledge RIS download Bibtex download
  • Flint J & Hunter C () Governing by civil order: towards new frameworks of support, coercion and sanction?, Regulation and Criminal Justice (pp. 192-210). Cambridge University Press RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hughes B, Goodley D & Davis L () Conclusion, Disability and Social Theory Palgrave Macmillan RIS download Bibtex download
  • () Conclusion, The Transformation of Global Health Governance Palgrave Macmillan RIS download Bibtex download

Book reviews

Conference proceedings papers

Reports

  • Preece J, Bimpson E, Robinson D, McKee K & Flint J (2020) FORMS AND MECHANISMS OF EXCLUSION IN CONTEMPORARY HOUSING SYSTEMS: A SCOPING STUDY View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download

Dictionary/encyclopaedia entries