Mr Neil Gray

  • Research Associate in Municipal Action, Public Engagement and Routes Towards Energy Transition (Management)
  • Honorary Research Fellow (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Biography

Dr Neil Gray is an urban geographer, currently working as a Research Associate on the Horizon 2020 project: 'Municipal Action, Public Engagement and Routes Towards Energy Transition'. He received a PhD in Geography from the University of Glasgow in 2015 and worked as the Director of Operations with the Urban Studies Foundation (USF) and as a Lecturer in Social Justice at the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice at University College Dublin before taking up his current position in June 2018.  


Research interests

Neil is a member of the School's Entrepreneurship, Development and Political Economy research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • The politics and political economy of land use
  • Urban devaluation and revaluation
  • Territorial stigmatisation
  • Rent and its discontents or housing movements
  • The spatialities of Italian autonomy 
  • The right to the city and its limits

Grants

 

  • British Council/Newton Fund Expenses Bursary
  • ESRC, 1+3 PhD Scholarship, University of Glasgow

 


Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
Number of items: 24.

2019

Huron, A. and Gray, N. (2019) Tenant and resident militancy for housing justice: An exchange between Amanda Huron and Neil Gray. Radical Housing Journal, 1(2), (Accepted for Publication)

Gray, N. (2019) Safe as houses: Private greed, political negligence and housing policy after Grenfell. Stuart Hodkinson, 2019. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 272 pp. £11.99. Paperback ISBN: 9781526129987. Urban Studies, [Book Review]

Gray, N. and Simons, J. (2019) Interview with Bella Caledonia: "Rent and its discontents: The futures of housing activism". [Website]

Gray, N. , Simons, J. and Walker, B. (2019) Fighting for a living rent. Scottish Left Review, 110, p. 12.

Calderon, E., Gray, N. , Kallin, H. and Suytomel, E. (2019) An explanatory or mystifying concept: the use value of gentrification theory. In: Cupples, J. and Slater, T. (eds.) Producing and Contesting Urban Marginality: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Dialogues. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowman and Littlefield International: London. (Accepted for Publication)

Gray, N. (2019) Kentten Sağa “Kenti Almak” a: İtalya Laboratuvarı'ndan Öğrenme = From the Right to the City to ‘Take over the City’: Learning from Laboratory Italy. In: Kulak, Ö. and Torlak, S. (eds.) Önce Mekân Vardı = There is Space at the Beginning. Edebi Şeyler Publishing: Istanbul, pp. 167-210. ISBN 9786052325421

Gray, N. (2019) The new enclosure: the appropriation of public land in Neoliberal Britain. Regional Studies, 53(10), pp. 1506-1507. (doi:10.1080/00343404.2019.1642007) [Book Review]

2018

Gray, N. (Ed.) (2018) Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowan & Littlefield International: London. ISBN 9781786605740

Gray, N. (2018) Rent unrest: from the 1915 rent strikes to contemporary housing struggles. In: Gray, N. (ed.) Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowan & Littlefield International: London, xvii-xxxix. ISBN 9781786605740

Gray, N. (2018) Spatial composition and the urbanization of capital: the 1915 Glasgow rent strikes and the housing question reconsidered. In: Gray, N. (ed.) Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowan & Littlefield International: London, pp. 49-67. ISBN 9781786605740

Gray, N. (2018) The futures of housing activism. In: Gray, N. (ed.) Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowan & Littlefield International: London, pp. 201-207. ISBN 9781786605740

Gray, N. and Kallin, H. (2018) Interview with AntipodeFoundation.org: “Much More Than You Think: The Spatialities of Italian Autonomy” – Interview with Neil Gray, author of “Beyond the Right to the City: Territorial Autogestion and the Take over the City Movement in 1970s Italy”. [Website]

Gray, N. (2018) Nothing exceptional: Scottish Housing Associations and the erasure of Scottish social housing. [Website]

Gray, N. (2018) Beyond the Right to the City: territorial autogestion and the Take over the City movement in 1970s Italy. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, 50(2), pp. 319-339. (doi:10.1111/anti.12360)

Gray, N. (2018) Neither Shoreditch nor Manhattan: Post-politics, 'soft austerity urbanism' and real abstraction in Glasgow North. Area, 50(1), pp. 15-23. (doi:10.1111/area.12299)

2017

Gray, N. and Porter, L. (2017) The right to the city and its limits: contested property claims, urban exceptionality, and the fight for relational space in Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games 2014. In: Bruun, M. H., Cockburn, P. J.L., Risager, B. S. and Thorup, M. (eds.) Contested Property Claims: What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership. Series: Social justice. Routledge: Abingdon. ISBN 9781138550896 (doi:10.4324/9780203712153)

2016

Gray, N. (2016) Researching the city edited by KevinWard London: Sage, 2014, 167 pp, FAQs, refs and index, £21.99 paperback ISBN 978-1-4462-0211-1. Area, 48(2), pp. 250-251. (doi:10.1111/area.12234) [Book Review]

2015

Gray, N. and Porter, L. (2015) By any means necessary: urban regeneration and the “state of exception” in Glasgow's Commonwealth Games 2014. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, 47(2), pp. 380-400. (doi:10.1111/anti.12114)

2013

Gray, N. (2013) Book Review: Starring New York: Filming the Grime and the Glamour of the Long 1970s, Stanley Corkin, 2011, Oxford: Oxford University Press 240 pp. £17.99 paperback. ISBN 9780195382808 paperback. Urban Studies, 50(9), pp. 1913-1915. (doi:10.1177/0042098013485137) [Book Review]

Gray, N. (2013) ‘Neighbourhood inquiry’: for a post-political politics. Planning Theory and Practice, 14(4), pp. 551-555. (doi:10.1080/14649357.2013.853470)

2012

Gray, N. (2012) Whose rebel city? Mute Magazine, 3(4), pp. 132-145.

Gray, N. (2012) Duck! You regeneration sucker. In: Powell, H. and Marrero-Guillamón, I. (eds.) The Art of Dissent: Adventures in London's Olympic State. Marshgate Press: London, pp. 164-169. ISBN 9780957294301

2011

Gray, N. (2011) State, Space, World: Selected Essays / Henri Lefebvre. Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden (Eds), 2009, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 344 pp. US$28.50 paperback, ISBN 9780816653164 hardback; 9780816653171 paperback. Urban Studies, 48(2), pp. 439-450. (doi:10.1177/0042098010391297) [Book Review]

Gray, N. and Mooney, G. (2011) Glasgow’s new urban frontier: ‘civilising’ the population of ‘Glasgow East’. City: Analysis of Urban Trends, Culture, Theory, Policy, Action, 15(1), pp. 4-24. (doi:10.1080/13604813.2010.511857)

This list was generated on Mon Sep 23 06:30:03 2019 BST.
Number of items: 24.

Articles

Huron, A. and Gray, N. (2019) Tenant and resident militancy for housing justice: An exchange between Amanda Huron and Neil Gray. Radical Housing Journal, 1(2), (Accepted for Publication)

Gray, N. , Simons, J. and Walker, B. (2019) Fighting for a living rent. Scottish Left Review, 110, p. 12.

Gray, N. (2018) Beyond the Right to the City: territorial autogestion and the Take over the City movement in 1970s Italy. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, 50(2), pp. 319-339. (doi:10.1111/anti.12360)

Gray, N. (2018) Neither Shoreditch nor Manhattan: Post-politics, 'soft austerity urbanism' and real abstraction in Glasgow North. Area, 50(1), pp. 15-23. (doi:10.1111/area.12299)

Gray, N. and Porter, L. (2015) By any means necessary: urban regeneration and the “state of exception” in Glasgow's Commonwealth Games 2014. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, 47(2), pp. 380-400. (doi:10.1111/anti.12114)

Gray, N. (2013) ‘Neighbourhood inquiry’: for a post-political politics. Planning Theory and Practice, 14(4), pp. 551-555. (doi:10.1080/14649357.2013.853470)

Gray, N. (2012) Whose rebel city? Mute Magazine, 3(4), pp. 132-145.

Gray, N. and Mooney, G. (2011) Glasgow’s new urban frontier: ‘civilising’ the population of ‘Glasgow East’. City: Analysis of Urban Trends, Culture, Theory, Policy, Action, 15(1), pp. 4-24. (doi:10.1080/13604813.2010.511857)

Book Sections

Calderon, E., Gray, N. , Kallin, H. and Suytomel, E. (2019) An explanatory or mystifying concept: the use value of gentrification theory. In: Cupples, J. and Slater, T. (eds.) Producing and Contesting Urban Marginality: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Dialogues. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowman and Littlefield International: London. (Accepted for Publication)

Gray, N. (2019) Kentten Sağa “Kenti Almak” a: İtalya Laboratuvarı'ndan Öğrenme = From the Right to the City to ‘Take over the City’: Learning from Laboratory Italy. In: Kulak, Ö. and Torlak, S. (eds.) Önce Mekân Vardı = There is Space at the Beginning. Edebi Şeyler Publishing: Istanbul, pp. 167-210. ISBN 9786052325421

Gray, N. (2018) Rent unrest: from the 1915 rent strikes to contemporary housing struggles. In: Gray, N. (ed.) Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowan & Littlefield International: London, xvii-xxxix. ISBN 9781786605740

Gray, N. (2018) Spatial composition and the urbanization of capital: the 1915 Glasgow rent strikes and the housing question reconsidered. In: Gray, N. (ed.) Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowan & Littlefield International: London, pp. 49-67. ISBN 9781786605740

Gray, N. (2018) The futures of housing activism. In: Gray, N. (ed.) Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowan & Littlefield International: London, pp. 201-207. ISBN 9781786605740

Gray, N. and Porter, L. (2017) The right to the city and its limits: contested property claims, urban exceptionality, and the fight for relational space in Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games 2014. In: Bruun, M. H., Cockburn, P. J.L., Risager, B. S. and Thorup, M. (eds.) Contested Property Claims: What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership. Series: Social justice. Routledge: Abingdon. ISBN 9781138550896 (doi:10.4324/9780203712153)

Gray, N. (2012) Duck! You regeneration sucker. In: Powell, H. and Marrero-Guillamón, I. (eds.) The Art of Dissent: Adventures in London's Olympic State. Marshgate Press: London, pp. 164-169. ISBN 9780957294301

Book Reviews

Gray, N. (2019) Safe as houses: Private greed, political negligence and housing policy after Grenfell. Stuart Hodkinson, 2019. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 272 pp. £11.99. Paperback ISBN: 9781526129987. Urban Studies, [Book Review]

Gray, N. (2019) The new enclosure: the appropriation of public land in Neoliberal Britain. Regional Studies, 53(10), pp. 1506-1507. (doi:10.1080/00343404.2019.1642007) [Book Review]

Gray, N. (2016) Researching the city edited by KevinWard London: Sage, 2014, 167 pp, FAQs, refs and index, £21.99 paperback ISBN 978-1-4462-0211-1. Area, 48(2), pp. 250-251. (doi:10.1111/area.12234) [Book Review]

Gray, N. (2013) Book Review: Starring New York: Filming the Grime and the Glamour of the Long 1970s, Stanley Corkin, 2011, Oxford: Oxford University Press 240 pp. £17.99 paperback. ISBN 9780195382808 paperback. Urban Studies, 50(9), pp. 1913-1915. (doi:10.1177/0042098013485137) [Book Review]

Gray, N. (2011) State, Space, World: Selected Essays / Henri Lefebvre. Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden (Eds), 2009, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 344 pp. US$28.50 paperback, ISBN 9780816653164 hardback; 9780816653171 paperback. Urban Studies, 48(2), pp. 439-450. (doi:10.1177/0042098010391297) [Book Review]

Edited Books

Gray, N. (Ed.) (2018) Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle. Series: Transforming capitalism. Rowan & Littlefield International: London. ISBN 9781786605740

Website

Gray, N. and Simons, J. (2019) Interview with Bella Caledonia: "Rent and its discontents: The futures of housing activism". [Website]

Gray, N. and Kallin, H. (2018) Interview with AntipodeFoundation.org: “Much More Than You Think: The Spatialities of Italian Autonomy” – Interview with Neil Gray, author of “Beyond the Right to the City: Territorial Autogestion and the Take over the City Movement in 1970s Italy”. [Website]

Gray, N. (2018) Nothing exceptional: Scottish Housing Associations and the erasure of Scottish social housing. [Website]

This list was generated on Mon Sep 23 06:30:03 2019 BST.