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  1. Beyond Home Ownership

    Housing, Welfare and Society

    Edited by Richard Ronald, Marja Elsinga

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In context of ongoing transformations in housing markets and socioeconomic conditions, this book focuses on past, current and future roles of home ownership in social policies and welfare practices. It considers owner-occupied housing in terms of diverse meanings and manifestations, but in...

    Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. ReNew Town

    Adaptive Urbanism and the Low Carbon Community

    By Andrew Scott, Eran Ben-Joseph

    ReNew Town puts forth an innovative vision of performative design and planning for low-carbon sustainable development, and illustrates practicable strategies for balancing environmental systems with urban infrastructure and new housing prototypes. To date, much of the discourse on the design...

    Published October 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Housing Disadvantaged People?

    Insiders and Outsiders in French Social Housing

    By Jane Ball

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Social housing appears to offer a solution for the housing of poor and disadvantaged people. The French "right to housing" offers poor and disadvantaged citizens priority in social housing allocation, and even a legal action against the State to obtain a social home. Despite this, France is...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Tower and Slab

    Histories of Global Mass Housing

    By Florian Urban

    Tower and Slab looks at the contradictory history of the modernist mass housing block - home to millions of city dwellers around the world. Few urban forms have roused as much controversy. While in the United States decades-long criticism caused the demolition of most mass housing projects for the...

    Published September 5th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Cost of Poor Housing in Wales

    By Maggie Davidson, Simon Nicol, Mike Roys, Adele Beaumont

    This publication demonstrates the continuing health and societal impacts of poor housing in Wales. Proportionately, there is considerably more poor housing in Wales than in England, with dangerous stairs and steps, and cold and damp homes being key problems. It is estimated that works targeted on...

    Published July 15th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  6. Women and Housing

    An International Analysis

    Edited by Patricia Kennett, Kam Wah Chan

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In the context of contemporary economic, political, social and cultural transformations, this book brings together contributions from developed and emerging societies in Europe, the USA and East Asia in order to highlight the nature, extent and impact of these changes on the housing opportunities...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Affluence, Mobility and Second Home Ownership

    By Chris Paris

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Despite the current recession, the frequency of second home ownership is still surprisingly high throughout the western world. While the UK and Ireland previously had lower occurrences of multiple dwellings compared to the rest of Europe, they are quickly catching up with a current surge in the...

    Published September 15th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Vacant Dwellings in England

    The Challenges and Costs of Bringing Them Back into Use (FB 25)

    By M Davidson

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 6th 2010 by IHS BRE Press

  9. The Real Cost of Poor Housing

    (FB 23)

    By Mike Roys

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 15th 2010 by IHS BRE Press

  10. Housing Boom and Bust

    Owner Occupation, Government Regulation and the Credit Crunch

    By Peter King

    Housing bubbles burst, creating economic misery for millions. Over the past thirty years, the culture of property ownership has become so ingrained that policy makers, bankers and households have taken for granted that housing is a good investment and forgotten about the bust. Explaining how the...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge