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  1. Gated Communities

    Social Sustainability in Contemporary and Historical Gated Developments

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Gated Communities provides a historic, socio-political and contemporary cultural perspective of gated communities. In doing so it offers a different lens through which to view the historical vernacular background of this now global phenomenon. The book presents a collection of new writing on the...

    Published December 6th 2012 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...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness

    Edited by Paul Cloke, Paul Milbourne

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Drawing on recent academic studies in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, this book is the first international text on homelessness in rural areas. Consisting of fifteen specially commissioned chapters, International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness provides...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Crime and Planning

    Building Socially Sustainable Communities

    By Derek J. Paulsen, Ph.D.

    The form and layout of a built environment has a significant influence on crime by creating opportunities for it and, in turn, shaping community crime patterns. Effective urban planners and designers will consider crime when making planning and design decisions. A co-publication with the...

    Published November 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Young People and Housing

    Transitions, Trajectories and Generational Fractures

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Young People and Housing brings together new research exploring the economic, social, and cultural challenges that face young people in search of permanent housing. Featuring international case studies from Asia, Europe, and Australia, Young People and Housing is a collection of...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Housing and Social Transition in Japan

    Edited by Yosuke Hirayama, Richard Ronald

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Affordable Housing Reader

    Edited by Elizabeth Mueller, Rosie Tighe

    The Affordable Housing Reader brings together classic works and contemporary writing on the themes and debates that have animated the field of affordable housing policy as well as the challenges in achieving the goals of policy on the ground. The Reader – aimed at professors, students, and...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Collective Housing

    Policy and Practice for Multi-family Dwellings

    By Lee Ann Nicol

    Housing stocks provide much more than just shelter. Energy suppliers, pension fund managers and public transit providers are but a few of the many stakeholders that have a regulated interest in the non-shelter goods and services offered by housing. Such stakeholders and their activities...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Ninety Years of Housing, 1921–2011

    Trends Relating to Living Standards, Energy Use and Carbon Emissions (FB 46)

    By Janet Utley, Les Shorrock

    The housing stock in the UK has changed significantly since 1921. Many homes have been constructed since then, leading to the very wide diversity that we see today. This report looks back over the past 90 years, presenting statistics that illustrate key changes and the progress that has been made...

    Published June 13th 2012 by IHS BRE Press