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Housing and Society Series

Series Editor: Ray Forrest

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1-10 of 17 results in Housing and Society Series
  1. 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...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Urban Poverty, Housing and Social Change in China

    By Ya Ping Wang

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Economic reform in China has resulted in a widening gap between the rich and the poor, and urban poverty has emerged as a key factor which may affect future development. This new book examines the poverty problem in relation to housing and social changes in large inland cities, and assesses...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Housing, Markets and Policy

    Edited by Peter Malpass, Rob Rowlands

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    This book of specially commissioned essays by distinguished housing scholars addresses the big issues in contemporary debates about housing and housing policy in the UK. Setting out a distinctive and coherent analysis, it steers a course between those accounts that rely on economic theory and...

    Published July 19th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Home Ownership
    By Ray Forrest
    To Be Published January 1st 2015

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