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I have worked at the University of Westminster since 1992. Prior to that I worked for the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Notting Hill Housing Trust. I am currently the course leader for the MA in Housing Practice and Deputy Director for Research students with responsibility for admissions, training and pastoral care. I am a Teaching and Learning Quality Representative for the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment. My areas of interest are in social theory, the management of change and housing policy.

I teach on a range of postgraduate modules including: Housing Management Practice,; Research Methods and Housing Policy and Strategy. I am also responsible for dissertation tuition across a range of postgraduate programmes within the faculty.

I completed a PhD thesis in 2006 at University College London entitled: Understanding Cultural Change: a Study of the Housing Management Function in London Housing Associations from 1988-2003. I have worked on a number of projects involving developing mixed income communities for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. I have worked on projects for local authorities, housing associations and voluntary organisations including developing good practice in the management of temporary housing and an evaluation of resident empowerment initiatives. 

Projects include:

  • 2017 The Business Benefits of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive's Community Invoivement Activity, with Ian Simpson, for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • 2015 Success, Satisfaction and Scrutiny: The Business Benefits of Resident Involvement, with Ian Simpson and Nick Bailey. for AmicusHorizon Ltd.
  • 2009 Community Empowerment in Aylesbury New Deal for Communities: an Evaluation, with Ian Simpson and Wendy Phillips, for Creation Trust
  • 2007 Managing Mixed Income Communities (with URBED) for English Partnerships and the Housing Corporation
  • 2007 Auditing Derwenthorpe for Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • 2005 Mixed Income Communities: a Good Practice Guide for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • 2004 Improving Management Structures in the Windmill Park Neighbourhood for Acton Housing Association and Notting Hill Housing Trust
  • 2003 Neighbourhood Profiling in Dormers Wells for the London Borough of Ealing

2017

The Business Benefits of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive's Community Involvement Activities (2017)
Manzi, T. and Simpson, I. 2017. The Business Benefits of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive's Community Involvement Activities. Belfast, Northern Ireland

2015

Success, satisfaction and scrutiny: the business benefits of involving residents (2015)
Bailey, Nick, Manzi, T. and Simpson, I. 2015. Success, satisfaction and scrutiny: the business benefits of involving residents. London University of Westminster.

2008

Mixed communities: good practice guidance for management and service provision (2008)
Falk, N., King, F., Mott, J., Dodd, N., Bailey, Nick, Manzi, T., Harrison, S., Baldwin, H. and Moran, A. 2008. Mixed communities: good practice guidance for management and service provision. London University of Westminster & URBED.

2017

Risk, Commercialism and Social Purpose: Repositioning the English Housing Association sector (2017)
Manzi, T. 2017. Risk, Commercialism and Social Purpose: Repositioning the English Housing Association sector. Urban Studies.
Rethinking Professional Practice: The Logic of Competition and the Crisis of Identity in Housing Practice (2017)
Manzi, T. and Richardson, J. 2017. Rethinking Professional Practice: The Logic of Competition and the Crisis of Identity in Housing Practice. Housing Studies. 32 (2), pp. 209-224.
‘The Party’s Over’: Critical Junctures, Crises and the Politics of Housing Policy (2017)
Jacobs, K. and Manzi, T. 2017. ‘The Party’s Over’: Critical Junctures, Crises and the Politics of Housing Policy. Housing Studies. 32 (1), pp. 17-34.

2015

The Big Society and the conjunction of crises: Justifying welfare reform and undermining social housing (2015)
Manzi, T. 2015. The Big Society and the conjunction of crises: Justifying welfare reform and undermining social housing. Housing, Theory and Society. 32 (1), pp. 9-24.

2014

Investigating the new landscapes of welfare: Housing policy, politics and the emerging research agenda (2014)
Jacobs, K. and Manzi, T. 2014. Investigating the new landscapes of welfare: Housing policy, politics and the emerging research agenda. Housing, Theory and Society. 31 (2), pp. 213-227.

2013

Modernisation, marketization and housing reform: the use of evidence based policy as a rationality discourse (2013)
Jacobs, K. and Manzi, T. 2013. Modernisation, marketization and housing reform: the use of evidence based policy as a rationality discourse. People, Place and Policy. 7 (1), pp. 1-13.
New localism, old retrenchment: the Big Society, housing policy and the politics of housing reform (2013)
Manzi, T. and Jacobs, K. 2013. New localism, old retrenchment: the Big Society, housing policy and the politics of housing reform. Housing, Theory and Society. 30 (1), pp. 29-45.

2011

Interpreting multi-agency partnerships: ideology, discourse and domestic violence (2011)
Harvie, P. and Manzi, T. 2011. Interpreting multi-agency partnerships: ideology, discourse and domestic violence. Social & Legal Studies. 20 (1), pp. 79-95.

2010

Promoting responsibility, shaping behaviour: housing management, mixed communities and the construction of citizenship (2010)
Manzi, T. 2010. Promoting responsibility, shaping behaviour: housing management, mixed communities and the construction of citizenship. Housing Studies. 25 (1), pp. 5-19.

2008

Developing and sustaining mixed tenure housing developments (2008)
Bailey, Nick and Manzi, T. 2008. Developing and sustaining mixed tenure housing developments. Findings. September 2008 (Ref 2295).

2007

Cultural theory and the dynamics of organizational change: the response of housing associations in London to the Housing Act 1988 (2007)
Manzi, T. 2007. Cultural theory and the dynamics of organizational change: the response of housing associations in London to the Housing Act 1988. Housing, Theory and Society. 24 (4), pp. 251-271.

2006

Private security and public space: new approaches to the theory and practice of gated communities (2006)
Smith-Bowers, B. and Manzi, T. 2006. Private security and public space: new approaches to the theory and practice of gated communities. European Journal of Spatial Development. 22, pp. 1-17.

2005

Fact and fiction in housing research: utilizing the creative imagination (2005)
Manzi, T. 2005. Fact and fiction in housing research: utilizing the creative imagination. Housing, Theory and Society. 22 (3), pp. 113-128.
Gated communities as club goods: segregation or social cohesion? (2005)
Manzi, T. and Smith-Bowers, B. 2005. Gated communities as club goods: segregation or social cohesion? Housing Studies. 20 (2), pp. 345-359.

2004

So many managers, so little vision: registered social landlords and consortium schemes in the UK (2004)
Manzi, T. and Smith-Bowers, B. 2004. So many managers, so little vision: registered social landlords and consortium schemes in the UK. European Journal of Housing Policy. 4 (1), pp. 57-75.

2003

Power, discursive space and institutional practices in the construction of housing problems (2003)
Jacobs, K., Kemeny, J. and Manzi, T. 2003. Power, discursive space and institutional practices in the construction of housing problems. Housing Studies. 18 (4), pp. 429-446.
Privileged or exploited council tenants?: The discursive change in Conservative housing policy from 1972 to 1980 (2003)
Jacobs, K., Kemeny, J. and Manzi, T. 2003. Privileged or exploited council tenants?: The discursive change in Conservative housing policy from 1972 to 1980. Policy and Politics. 31 (3), pp. 307-320.

2002

Constructionism, realism and housing theory (2002)
Manzi, T. 2002. Constructionism, realism and housing theory. Housing, Theory, and Society. 19 (3/4), pp. 144-145.

2010

Understanding social sustainability: key concepts and developments in theory and practice (2010)
Manzi, T., Lucas, K., Lloyd-Jones, T. and Allen, J. 2010. Understanding social sustainability: key concepts and developments in theory and practice. in: Manzi, T., Lucas, K., Lloyd-Jones, T. and Allen, J. (ed.) Social sustainability in urban areas: communities, connectivity, and the urban fabric London, UK Earthscan.
Creating sustainable neighbourhoods? The development and management of mixed-income communities (2010)
Manzi, T. 2010. Creating sustainable neighbourhoods? The development and management of mixed-income communities. in: Manzi, T., Lucas, K., Lloyd-Jones, T. and Allen, J. (ed.) Social sustainability in urban areas: communities, connectivity, and the urban fabric London Earthscan.

2009

From a 'society of fear' to a 'society of respect': the transformation of Hackney's Holly Street Estate (2009)
Manzi, T. and Jacobs, K. 2009. From a 'society of fear' to a 'society of respect': the transformation of Hackney's Holly Street Estate. in: Imrie, R., Lees, L. and Raco, M. (ed.) Regenerating London: governance, sustainability and community Abingdon Routledge. pp. 273-288

2008

Understanding institutions, actors and networks: advancing constructionist methods in urban policy research (2008)
Manzi, T. and Jacobs, K. 2008. Understanding institutions, actors and networks: advancing constructionist methods in urban policy research. in: Maginn, P.J., Thompson, S.M. and Tonts, M. (ed.) Qualitative urban analysis: an international perspective Oxford Elsevier. pp. 29-50

2004

Introduction (2004)
Jacobs, K., Kemeny, J. and Manzi, T. 2004. Introduction. in: Jacobs, K., Manzi, T. and Kemeny, J. (ed.) Social constructionism in housing research Aldershot, UK Ashgate. pp. 1-13
Social constructionism and international comparative housing research (2004)
Haworth, A., Manzi, T. and Kemeny, J. 2004. Social constructionism and international comparative housing research. in: Jacobs, K., Manzi, T. and Kemeny, J. (ed.) Social constructionism in housing research Aldershot, UK Ashgate. pp. 159-177
Organizational research: conflict and power within UK and Australian social housing organizations (2004)
Darcy, M. and Manzi, T. 2004. Organizational research: conflict and power within UK and Australian social housing organizations. in: Jacobs, K., Manzi, T. and Kemeny, J. (ed.) Social constructionism in housing research Aldershot, UK Ashgate. pp. 142-158

2010

Governing through community? A comparative study of changing management practices in mixed tenure housing development (2010)
Bailey, Nick and Manzi, T. 2010. Governing through community? A comparative study of changing management practices in mixed tenure housing development. Comparative Housing Research: Approaches and Challenges in a New International Era. Technical University of U Delft, Netherlands 23 - 25 Mar 2010

2007

What have we learned from the past and how can we prepare for the future? (2007)
Manzi, T. 2007. What have we learned from the past and how can we prepare for the future? RICS Affordable Housing Conference 2007. Coventry 05 Jun 2007
Tackling social exclusion or ensuring gentrification? Social housing and the management of mixed income communities (2007)
Manzi, T. 2007. Tackling social exclusion or ensuring gentrification? Social housing and the management of mixed income communities. CRESR Seminar Series. 12 Dec 2007 Sheffield Hallam University

2010

Social sustainability in urban areas: communities, connectivity, and the urban fabric (2010)
Manzi, T., Lucas, K., Lloyd-Jones, T. and Allen, J. (ed.) 2010. Social sustainability in urban areas: communities, connectivity, and the urban fabric. London, UK Earthscan.

2007

Creating and sustaining mixed income communities in Scotland: a good practice guide (2007)
Bailey, Nick, Haworth, A., Manzi, T. and Roberts, M. 2007. Creating and sustaining mixed income communities in Scotland: a good practice guide. Published for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation by Chartered Institute of Housing.

2006

Creating and sustaining mixed income communities: a good practice guide (2006)
Bailey, Nick, Haworth, A., Manzi, T., Paranagamage, P. and Roberts, M. 2006. Creating and sustaining mixed income communities: a good practice guide. Chartered Institute of Housing/Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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