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Forthcoming Housing and Communities Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Affordable Housing in the Urban Global South

    Seeking Sustainable Solutions

    Edited by Jan Bredenoord, Paul Van Lindert, Peer Smets

    The global increase in the number of slums calls for policies which improve the conditions of the urban poor, sustainably. This volume provides an extensive overview of current housing policies in Asia, Africa and Latin America and presents the facts and trends of recent housing policies. The...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Tenants' Movement

    Resident involvement, community action and the contentious politics of housing

    By Quintin Bradley

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    The Tenants' Movement is both a history of tenant organization and mobilization, and a guide to understanding how the struggles of tenant organizers have come to shape housing policy today. Charting the history of tenant mobilization, and the rise of consumer movements in housing, it is one of the...

    To Be Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Housing Policy in the United States

    3rd Edition

    By Alex F. Schwartz

    The classic primer for its subject, Housing Policy in the United States, has been substantially revised in the wake of the 2007 near-collapse of the housing market and the nation’s recent signs of recovery. Like its previous editions, this standard volume offers a broad overview of the field, but...

    To Be Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Displaced by Disaster

    Recovery and Resilience in a Globalizing World

    By Ann-Margaret Esnard, Alka Sapat

    Series: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

    Displacement has traditionally been conceptualized as a phenomenon that results from conflict or other disruptions in developing or unstable countries. Hurricane Katrina shattered this notion and highlighted the various dilemmas of population displacement in the United States. The dilemmas stem...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    To Be Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Health Benefits of the Decent Homes Programme

    By Helen Garrett, Maggie Davidson, Mike Roys, Simon Nicol, Viv Mason

    This report summarises the methodology and results of a research project commissioned by BRE Trust to quantify how much the improvements to social housing arising from the Decent Homes programme (2001–2010) have reduced costs to the NHS in treating housing-related injuries and illnesses. It uses...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  7. The Cost of Poor Housing in London

    By Helen Garrett, Maggie Davidson, Simon Nicol, Mike Roys, Claire Summers

    This report summarises the results of a research project commissioned by BRE Trust to apply a methodology developed to calculate the cost of poor housing in England to the housing of London. A full description of the original methodology is contained in 'The real cost of poor housing'. The results...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  8. Beyond Gated Communities

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    This book presents a paradigm shift for gated communities research. Based on contemporary studies from international authors, the chapters suggest that the debate should move away from the hard concept of a gated community to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Critical Realism and Housing Research

    By Julie Lawson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Since the nineteenth century various housing solutions have evolved, such as sprawling Australian home ownership and compact Dutch social rental housing. This phenomenon cannot be adequately explained with simple descriptions of key events, politics and housing outcomes. Critical Realism and...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Home Ownership

    By Ray Forrest

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    The social and economic world around home ownership has changed considerably over the last half century or so. The rise of individual, mortgaged home ownership has been closely associated with so-called ‘golden age’ of post war capitalism which for many saw rising real incomes, widening employment...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge