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1st Edition

Housing Women

ISBN 9780415094634
Published November 21, 1994 by Routledge
296 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Women and the Meaning of Home 3. Women and Owner Occupation in Britain: First the Prince then the Palace? 4. Women and Participation 5. Older Women and Housing - Prospects for the 1990s 6. Black Women and Housing 7. Young Women and Homelessness 8. "The Struggle Has Never Simply Been About Bricks and Mortar": Lesbians' Experience of Housing 9. Snakes or Ladders? - Women and Equal Opportunities in Education and Training for Housing 10. Women Achievers in Housing: the Career Paths of Women Chief Housing Officers 11. Questioning the American Dream: Recent Housing Innovations in the United States 12. Innovative Housing in the UK and Europe 13. An Agenda for Action: Issues of Choice, Freedom and Control

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`The great value of the collection is that it brings together in a single place a number of diverse issues relating to women and housing. ... This is useful book and, as the authors intended, offers a broad and accessible introduction to students from a range of disciplines of the relevant issues.' - Housing Studies