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Housing and Society Series

Series Editor: Ray Forrest

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11-17 of 17 results in Housing and Society Series
  1. Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Hidden Millions

    Homelessness in Developing Countries

    By Graham Tipple, Suzanne Speak

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    This book explores the extent, causes and characteristics of homelessness in developing countries. Bringing together a major review of literature and empirical case studies, it is invaluable for those studying, researching or working in housing, homelessness, social policy or urban poverty. Drawing...

    Published March 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Housing, Care and Inheritance

    By Misa Izuhara

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Housing, Care and Inheritance draws on the author’s long-standing research into housing issues surrounding the ageing society, a phenomenon which is now a concern in many mature economies. If an adult child provides care for their elderly parent, should that person be rewarded? If so, should they...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Housing Transformations

    Shaping the Space of Twenty-First Century Living

    By Bridget Franklin

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Drawing together a wide range of literature, this original book combines social theory with elements from the built environment disciplines to provide insight into how and why we build places and dwell in spaces that are at once contradictory, confining, liberating and illuminating. This...

    Published June 6th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Housing and Social Policy

    Contemporary Themes and Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Peter Somerville, Nigel Sprigings

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    This topical book transforms the analysis of housing problems into a lively, interesting and contentious subject of social scientific study, addressing themes of residential experience, inclusion/empowerment, sustainability and professionalism/managerialism, which lie at the heart of the...

    Published June 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Gentrification in a Global Context

    Edited by Rowland Atkinson, Gary Bridge

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Gentrification, a process of class neighbourhood upgrading, is being identified in a broader range of urban contexts throughout the world. This book throws new light and evidence to bear on a subject that deeply divides commentators on its worth and social costs given its ability to physically...

    Published March 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Housing and Social Change

    East-West Perspectives

    Edited by Ray Forrest, James Lee

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    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...

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Home Ownership
    By Ray Forrest
    To Be Published December 31st 2014

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