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Housing and Social Change

East-West Perspectives

Edited by Ray Forrest, James Lee

Routledge – 2004 – 296 pages

Series: Housing and Society Series

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    August 27th 2003
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Description

This wide-ranging exploration of the key contemporary relationships between social change and housing is both policy-oriented and theoretical, drawing on a group of internationally-respected academics. It is also multidisciplinary, incorporating sociology, economics, social policy and human geography perspective. Its international perspective is rooted in its examination of issues such as economic insecurity and instability, social diversity, financial and social exclusion, sustainability, privatisation and state legitimacy, the interaction of the global and the local across three continents.

Reviews

'This volume does … provide a most stimulating and valuable contribution to widening horizons in housing studies.' - Stuart Cameron, Urban Studies

Contents

Part 1: State Intervention and Housing Provision Part 2: Globalization, Postmodernity and Housing Part 3: The Changing Context for Home Ownership Part 4: Sustainable Development, Sustainable Communities Part 5: Summing Up

Name: Housing and Social Change: East-West Perspectives (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Ray Forrest, James Lee. This wide-ranging exploration of the key contemporary relationships between social change and housing is both policy-oriented and theoretical, drawing on a group of internationally-respected academics. It is also multidisciplinary, incorporating...
Categories: Housing and Communities, Urban Geography, Physical Geography