The Right to Exist: The story of the Clydebank Independent Resource Centre | Unemployment

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This book tells 'the story' of what is today called the Clydebank Independent Resource Centre (CIRC). It has been written because people working on Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme in Scotland came to the view that a work telling the Centre's story could make an important contribution to the development of genuinely community-based responses to the experience of poverty in contemporary Scotland.
  EXIST TO RIGHT THE THE CLYDEBANKINDEPENDENTRESOURCECENTRE    The Story of  Chik CollinsSchool of Social SciencesUniversity of the West of Scotland Supported and funded by Oxfam  © Chik Collins 2008 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the  prior permission of the publisher. Published by Clydebank Independent Resource Centre. Supported and funded by Oxfam. Clydebank Independent Resource Centre 627 Dumbarton Road Clydebank G81 4ET Produced by Big Sky, Findhorn.    Contents 1. Introduction: Why write the ‘story’ of the Clydebank Independent Resource Centre? Part 1 From the ‘Risingest Burgh’ to the ‘Enterprise Zone’ 2. Something about Clydebank: From the ‘risingest burgh’to the ‘right to work’ 3.   What’s Bred in the Bone: The Unemployed Action Group 4.   Talkin’ ‘bout Regeneration: The SDA, the Enterprise Zone and the Clydebank Unemployed and Unwaged Group Part 2 The Clydebank Unemployed Workers’ Centre and the Campaign for its ‘Regeneration’ 5.   Kelly’s Heroes: The Clydebank Unemployed Workers’ Centre 6.   Caught up in ‘The Doomsday Scenario’: Remembering the later 1980s 7.   Paying for the Poll Tax? Closure and the campaign for the “regeneration of the UB40” Part 3 The Clydebank Unemployed Community Resource Centre 8.   The Making of a  Meaningful   Partnership: The Clydebank Unemployed Community Resource Centre 9.   Getting back to Basics: Gearing up for the dog days of conservatism 10.   When Things Could Only Get Better, Clydebank Fought Back 11.   Breaking the Rules of the ‘Partnership’ Game: Thriving through adversity Part 4 New Labour, Local Politics and National Policy 12.   From New Life to New Labour: Old wine in new bottles 13.   The SIP/Centre Paradox Explained 14.   Trouble Ahead: Local politics and national policy (1999-2003) 15.   Gathering Clouds: Local politics and national policy (2003-2004) Part 5 The “New Conventional Wisdom”, ‘Worklessness’, and Another Near-Death Experience 16.   The Challenge of the “New Conventional Wisdom”: Clydebank Re-Built and the URBAN II Programme 17.   The Growing Threat of ‘Worklessness’ 18.   Another ‘Near-Death’ Experience 19.   A River Runs Through It: Clydebank,  People and Place , the ‘casualties’ of local politics, and its survivors 20.   Conclusion: Learning from experience and building for the future
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