Brian Doucet

Urban Geographer

Publications


Books


Doucet, B (Ed.) (2017) Why Detroit Matters. Bristol: Policy Press.


Doucet, B and Doucet, M Streetcars and the Changing Geography of Toronto. Under advanced contract with The University of Toronto Press

Conference Papers 


Doucet, B (2016) ‘Gentrification and race in Detroit: perceptions of a class transformation in a racially unjust city’ Paper presented at the Royal Geographic Society, with Institute of British Geographers conference, London, 31 August. Special session: Nexus thinking in gentrification studies

Doumpa, V and Doucet, B (2013) ‘Music Performance in Public Space: Changing Perception, Changing Urban Experience?’ Paper presented at the EcHoPolis Conference, Athens, Greece. 29 September – 3 October, 2013

Doucet, B (2013) ‘Gentrification and those ‘in between:’ perceptions, meanings and interactions among those who are neither the gentrifiers, nor the displaced’Paper presented at the RC21 Conference: Resourceful cities, Berlin. 29 – 31 August, 2013.

Doucet, B (2013) ‘Contemporary gentrification in old-industrial and post-industrial cities.’ Paper presented at the RC43 Conference At Home With the Housing Market. Amsterdam, 10 – 12 July, 2013.

Doucet, B (2013) ‘Urban strategy or urban solution?: Visions of a gentrified waterfront in Rotterdam and Glasgow.’ Paper presented at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference, 12 April. Los Angeles, CA. Special Session: PortCityscapes.

Ernst, O and Doucet, B (2012) ‘A window on the (changing) neighbourhood: the role of pubs in the contested spaces of gentrification.’ Presented at the RGS-IBG conference Edinburgh, 4 July

Doucet, B (2011) ‘Visions of a gentrified waterfront.’ Presented at the conference Gentrification in the Netherlands: a process of change and a changing process, 18 November, Utrecht.

Doucet, B and van Zijl, E (2011) ‘The housing preferences and experiences of well-educated Moroccans in the Netherlands’ Paper presented at the RGS-IBG Conference The Geographical Imagination, 31 August – 2 September, London.

Doucet, B and van Kempen, R (2009) ‘Resident Perceptions of Large Flagship Regeneration: The Case of the Kop van Zuid in Rotterdam' Paper presented at the EURA Conference: City Futures in a Globalising World, 4-6 June, Madrid.

Doucet, B (2009) ‘‘We’re a rich city with poor people’: strategies of state-led new-build gentrification in Rotterdam and Glasgow’ Paper presented at the AAG Conference, 22-27 March, Las Vegas.

Doucet, B (2009) ‘Waterfront regeneration in old industrial cities: the case of the Kop van Zuid in Rotterdam and Glasgow Harbour’ Paper presented at the RSA Old Industrial Regions Research Group Conference: The regeneration of the image of old industrial regions, 15-17 February, Mönchengladbach, Germany.

Doucet, B
(2007) ‘Flagship regeneration: panacea or urban problem?’ Paper presented at the EURA Conference: The Vital City, 12-14 September, Glasgow.

Peer-Review Articles


Doucet B and Smit E (2016) 'Building an urban 'renaissance:' fragmented services and the production of inequality in Greater Downtown Detroit' Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. 31(4) 635 - 657.

Doucet, B (2014)A process of change and a changing process: introduction to the special issue on contemporary gentrification’ Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie. 105(2) 125 - 139.

Ernst, O and Doucet, B (2014)‘A window on the (changing) neighbourhood: the role of pubs and cafés in the contested spaces of gentrification,’ Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie. 105(2)

Doucet, B (2013) 'Four days in Detroit: a Dutch urban geography fieldtrip to the Motor City.' Belgeo. 2013-2.

Doucet, B (2013) ‘Variations of the entrepreneurial city: goals, roles visions in Rotterdam’s Kop van Zuid and the Glasgow Harbour megaprojects,’ International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 37(6) 2035 - 2051.

Doucet, B and Duignan, E (2012) ‘Experiencing Dublin’s Docklands: perceptions of employment and amenity changes in the Sheriff Street community,’ Irish Geography. 45(1) 45 – 65.

Doucet, B; van Kempen, R and van Weesep, J (2011)‘‘We’re a rich city with poor people’: municipal strategies of new-build gentrification in Rotterdam and Glasgow’ Environment and Planning A.43, 1458 – 1454.

Doucet, B; van Kempen, R and van Weesep, J (2011)‘Resident perceptions of flagship waterfront regeneration: the case of the Kop van Zuid in Rotterdam’Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie.102(2), 125-145.

Doucet, B
(2009) ‘Living through gentrification: subjective experiences of local, non-gentrifying residents in Leith, Edinburgh’ Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. 24, 299-315.

Doucet, B (2009)‘Global flagships, local impacts’ Urban Design and Planning. 162(DP3) 101-107.

Other Academic and Professional Publications


Doucet, B (2017) Why Detroit Matters: Lessons and Visions. Town and Country Planning. March, pp. 97 – 105.

Doucet, B (2016) ‘Ongelijkheid, gentrificatie en de stad’ in Liukku, E. and Mandias, S. (Eds) Help, wij zijn populair! Rotterdam Stad in Verandering. Rotterdam, Nai 010.


Doucet B (2015) Fallissement van Detroit: een speigel voor  Nederlands beleid. Stedenbouw en Ruimtelijk Ordening. 96(1) 38 - 41.

van Lieshout, R and Doucet, B (2015) Muziek, Motown en The Motor City. Geografie. april.  15 - 19.


Koenders, D and Doucet B (2015) De Afrikaanderwijk in Rotterdam: de ‘nieuwste wijk in town.’ Geografie. maart.

Ernst, O and Doucet B (2014) De toog als klantboord voor gentrificatie: bruin cafés in de Indische Buurt, Geografie. oktober. 10 – 13.


Doucet, B (2014) Review 'Driving Detroit: the quest for respect in the Motor City' by George Galster. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie. ​105(3) 368-369


Doucet, B (2014)The story of Detroit through ten buildings. Town and Country Planning Magazine.  83(1) 34 - 40.


Doucet, B (2013)Lessons from the Motor City: Why Detroit matters for the 21st Century world. Practicing Planner. Winter 2013.

Doucet, B (2013)Detroit in tien gebouwen. Geografie. 22(9) November-December, 6 - 10

Doucet, B (2013)‘Detroit: Droom of nachtmerrie,’ Agora. 2013-4, 20 – 24.

Doucet, B (2013) ‘Book review: Mixed communities: gentrification by stealth by Gary Bridge, Tim Butler and Loretta Lees (Eds.) Housing Theory and Society. 30(2) 208 – 210.

de Boer, M and Doucet, B (2012) ‘Overleven met gentrification’ Rooilijn. 45(4) 252 – 257

Link, S and Doucet, B (2012) ‘Stadstuinen: dorp op de Kop van Zuid’ Geografie. Maart, 32-34

Doucet, B (2011) ‘Book review: Fixing Broken Cities: The Implementation of Urban Development Strategies by John Kromer’ Housing Studies. 26(4) 633 – 634

Doucet, B and van Weesep, J (2011) ‘Grootschalige herstructurering van waterfronts in Rotterdam en Glasgow’ Rooilijn.44(2) 98-103.

Doucet, B (2010)Rich cities with poor people: waterfront regeneration in the Netherlands and Scotland. [Published PhD Thesis] Utrecht: Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap.

Doucet, B (2009) ‘Waterfront regeneration in old industrial cities: the case of the Kop van Zuid in Rotterdam, and Glasgow Harbour’. In Benneworth, P; Clifton, N; Doucet, B; Goebel, C; Hamm, R and Schmitz, Y (Eds) The regeneration of image in old industrial regions: agents of change and changing agents, Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag, 259-273.

Benneworth, P; Clifton, N; Doucet, B; Goebel, C; Hamm, R and Schmitz, Y (Eds) (2009) The regeneration of image in old industrial regions: agents of change and changing agents, Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag.