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  1. Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow?

    A New Future for the Cottage Estates

    By Martin Crookston

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Faced with acute housing shortages, the idea of new garden cities and suburbs is on the UK planning agenda once again, but what of the garden suburbs that already exist? Over the first six decades of the twentieth century, councils across Britain created a new and optimistic form of housing – the...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Social Housing, Disadvantage, and Neighbourhood Liveability

    Ten Years of Change in Social Housing Neighbourhoods

    Edited by Michelle Norris

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In a groundbreaking longitudinal study, researches studied seven similar social housing neighbourhoods in Ireland to determine what factors affected their liveability. In this collection of essays, the same researchers return to these neighbourhoods ten years later to see what’s changed. Are these...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Affordable and Social Housing

    Policy and Practice

    By Paul Reeves

    Affordable and Social Housing - Policy and Practice is a candid and critical appraisal of current big-ticket issues affecting the planning, development and management of affordable and social housing in the United Kingdom. The successor to the second edition of the established textbook An...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Meaning and Measurement in Comparative Housing Research

    Edited by Mark Stephens, Michelle Norris

    The last two decades have seen a marked growth in comparative research within the field of housing studies. This reflects the increasing globalisation of housing finance and therefore the interconnectedness of housing markets, growing interest among researchers and policy makers in learning from...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Urban Challenges in Spain and Portugal

    Edited by Nuria Benach, Andrés Walliser

    Contemporary cities in the Iberian Peninsula have gone through a period of dramatic changes during the last decade. A period of upward economic indicators and massive urbanization was followed by a tremendous financial crash in 2007 that sank Spanish and Portuguese societies into a profound crisis....

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Hybridising Housing Organisations

    Meanings, Concepts and Processes of Social Enterprise in Housing

    Edited by David Mullins, Darinka Czischke, Gerard Van Bortel

    Social housing has long been delivered through mixed economy mechanisms, but there has been little focus in housing studies on what this means for housing organisations themselves. This book presents recent international research applying concepts of social enterprise and hybridity to illuminate...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet

    By Erik Bichard

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Ambrose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Comfort in a Lower Carbon Society

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Heather Chappells, Loren Lutzenhiser

    Series: Building Research and Information

    Current expectations and standards of comfort are almost certainly unsustainable and new methods and ideas will be required if there is to be any prospect of a significantly lower carbon society. This collection reassesses relationships between people and the multitude of environments they inhabit...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge