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Professor FORREST, Ray
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MSocSc Birmingham, PhD Bristol
Chair Professor of Housing and Urban Studies
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Ray Forrest has had a long association with City University. He was previously Visiting Professor (1999-2001) and Adjunct Professor (2001-2008). He has worked at the University of Birmingham (UK) and the University of Bristol, where he was appointed to a Chair in Urban Studies in 1994. At Bristol he was Head of the School for Policy Studies (2001-2004), Associate Director/Director of the Centre for East Asian Studies (2004-2008) and co-director of the ESRC Centre for Neighbourhood Research (2001-2005). He has also held visiting appointments at the Universities of Hong Kong , Glasgow and Amsterdam. He is co-editor of Housing Studies and Asian Public Policy and edits the Routledge Series, Housing and Society. He is an Academician of the UK Academy of Social Sciences and Emeritus Professor of Urban Studies at the University of Bristol.

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Research Grants Council Hong Kong, General Research Fund: Frontier City: Place, belonging and community in contemporary Shenzhen 前沿城市:當代深圳的地域,歸屬感與社 (2016-2018) (with Yip Ngai Ming) $HKD855,000
 
Research Grants Council Hong Kong, General Research Fund: Neighbourhood in an Increasingly Mobile Society 高度移動社會的住宅社區 (2015-2018) (with Yip Ngai Ming) $HKDXXX,000
 
City University of Hong Kong:  From Chicago to Shenzhen: The City One Hundred Years On (2015-16) (with Bart Wissink and Yip Ngai-ming) $HKD385,000
 
Research Grants Council Hong Kong, General Research Fund: Housing and Hong Kong's Post-80s Generation: Attitudes, Aspirations and Future Trajectories (2012-2014) 房屋與香港八十後世代:心態,訴求與發展軌跡 (with Yip Ngai Ming) $HKD924,000
 
Research Grants Council Hong Kong, General Research Fund: Urbanisation, Economic Reform and the Transformation of the Neighbourhood in Transitional Viet Nam 轉型中的越南:城市化、經濟改革與社區變遷 (with Yip Ngai Ming) $HKD824,000 2010-2013
 
Research Grants Council Hong Kong, General Research Fund: Elevating the Peasants: Spatial Realignment, Property Rights and Local Accountability in Rural China (with Ray Yep) $HKD845,000 2013-2015
 
City University of Hong Kong: The Development of an App-based Activity Tracking System in Social Segregation Research (2013-14) $HKD100,000 (with Yip Ngai-ming)
 
Recent publications
 
Forrest, R. & B. Wissink (in press) ‘Whose City Now? Urban Managerialism Reconsidered (Again)’, Sociological Reviewhttp://www.dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-954X.12415.

Ray Forrest and Yosuke Hirayama (2015) ‘The financialisation of the social project-embedded liberalism, neoliberalism and home ownership’ Urban Studies ,52,2,233-244
 
Ray Forrest (2015) Housing and family wealth, International Journal of Housing Policy, 15:4, 491-494
 
Ray Forrest. (2015).The ongoing financialisation of home ownership–new times, new contexts. International Journal of Housing Policy, 15(1), 1-5
 
Ray Forrest (2015) ‘Housing and and Cities. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 11. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 233–238
 
Ray Forrest and Ying Wu (2014) People like us? Social status, social inequality and perceptions of public rental housing. Journal of Social Policy, 43,1,pp135-151
 
Patricia Kennett, Ray Forrest and Alex Marsh (2013) 'The global economic crisis and the reshaping of housing opportunities' , Housing, Theory and Society, 30,1,10-28
 
Ray Forrest and Yip Ngai-Ming (Eds.) (2013) Young People and Housing: Transitions, Trajectories and Generational Fractures, London: Routledge
 
Misa Izuhara and Ray Forrest (2013) 'Active Families: Familization, Housing and Welfare across Generations in East Asia, Social Policy and Administration DOI: 10.1111/spol.12002
 
Ray Forrest (2013) 'The contours of the housing question' in P.Kennett (Ed.) Handbook of Comparative Social Policy,(2nd Edition) Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
 
Ray Forrest (2012) 'Housing and Social Life' in Clapham, D.Clark,W. and Gibb,K.(Eds.) The Handbook of Housing Studies, New York and London: Sage
 
Ray Forrest and Misa Izuhara (2012), 'The Shaping of Housing Histories in Shanghai' Housing Studies 27,1, 27-44
 
Misa Izuhara and Ray Forrest (2012) 'Housing Histories and Intergenerational Dynamics in Tokyo' Social Science Japan Journal 15,1, 53-74
 
Ray Forrest and Yip Ngai-Ming (2011) (Eds.) Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis-The Uneven Impact on Households, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar