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Forthcoming Housing and Communities Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Building Communities (Routledge Revivals)

    The Co-operative Way

    By Johnston Birchall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Building Communities: The Co-Operative Way, first published in 1988, sets the flourishing of housing co-operatives throughout the 1980s in a theoretical and historical framework that suggests that tenant control is the best way out of the still-problematic issue of housing policy. Before the First...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Second Homes and Leisure

    New perspectives on a forgotten relationship

    Edited by Trudie Walters, Tara Duncan

    Second homes (variously summer houses, shacks, baches, cottages, dacha) are a popular cultural phenomenon in many countries and an emerging trend in others. They are inextricably linked to tourism, recreation and leisure, and yet the fundamental relationship between second homes and leisure often...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Efforts to find a sustainable way to live with each other and with the natural environment have produced a plethora of experimental lifestyle designs. Ecovillages and sustainable communities are growing around the world and this book is about their attempts toward constructing green lifestyles....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rod Hackney

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture...

    To Be Published October 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The re-emergence of co-housing in Europe

    Edited by Lidewij Tummers

    Across Europe, the number of co-housing initiatives is growing, and they are increasingly receiving attention from administrators and professionals who hold high expectations for urban liveability. Is co-housing a marginal idealist phenomenon, or the urban middle class’ answer to the current...

    To Be Published November 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Principles of Housing

    By Peter King

    Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and...

    To Be Published December 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Melville, Ian Gordon

    Completing the series of books called Inspections and Reports on Dwellings, the third and final book, Reporting for Buyers, offers the surveyor guidance on setting out their findings in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal manner. The book provides a fuller and more critical picture of the...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Housing America

    Issues and Debates

    By Emily Molina

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Housing remains among the United States’ most enduring social problems. Housing availability, affordability, policy, and financing are persistently difficult problems to address from generation to generation because they are so deeply embedded within the nation’s political, economic, and social...

    To Be Published January 2nd 2016 by Routledge