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  • Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Suburbia in the 21st Century

    From Dreamscape to Nightmare?

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Katrin B. Anacker

    Since the emergence of the garden suburbs in the UK in the early 20th century and mass suburbanisation since the early 1950s, suburbs have come to hold a special place in the geographical, political, sociological, and cultural imaginations of academics, policymakers, and society. The suburbs are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Shared Housing, Shared Lives

    Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse

    By Sue Heath, Katherine Davies, Gemma Edwards, Rachael Scicluna

    With a growing population, rising housing costs and housing providers struggling to meet demand for affordable accommodation, more and more people in the UK find themselves sharing their living spaces with people from outside of their families at some point in their lives. Focusing on sharers in a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • China's Housing Middle Class

    Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities

    By Beibei Tang

    Home ownership plays a significant role in locating the middle class in most western societies, associated with market, consumerism, democracy and “people like us”, the significant features of the middle class for any society. In China, private home ownership was not the norm from 1949, when the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • 'Helicopter Parenting' and 'Boomerang Children'

    How Parents Support and Relate to Their Student and Co-Resident Graduate Children

    By Anne West, Jane Lewis

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex

    Intimate Relationships and Gendered Subjectivities

    By Juliet Watson

    Survival sex, commonly understood to be the exchange of sex for material support, is a practice that is associated with young homeless women. However, such a narrow definition of survival sex fails to recognise the multiple, complex, and coexisting motivations of young homeless women for engaging…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Metropolitan Governance in America

    By Donald F. Norris

    Metropolitan government and metropolitan governance have been ongoing issues for more than sixty years in the United States. Based on an extensive survey and a review of existing literature, this book offers a comprehensive overview of these debates. It discusses how the centrifugal forces in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Ways of Residing in Transformation

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    By Sten Gromark, Mervi Ilmonen, Katrin Paadam, Eli Støa

    Profound transformations in residential practices are emerging in Europe as well as throughout the urban world. They can be observed in the unfolding diversity of residential architecture and spatially restructured cities. The complexity of urban and societal processes behind these changes requires…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Valuing the Built Environment

    GIS and House Price Analysis

    By Scott Orford

    This book critically assesses the hedonic pricing technique as a method of imputing monetary values for the implicit attributes of housing. The hedonic technique is widely used, particularly in the US, but increasingly in Europe and Asia and has proved to yield important results and influence…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Rural Second Homes in Europe

    Examining Housing Supply and Planning Control

    By Nick Gallent, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    This title was first published in 2000:  Improved communication links between urban and rural areas and an increase in property prices in urban regions have made commuting an attractive option for European town and city dwellers eager to 'escape' urban living. This has lead to a proliferation…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Sores

    On the Interaction between Segregation, Urban Decay and Deprived Neighbourhoods

    By Hans Skifter Andersen

    This title was first published in 2003. Most European cities have experienced problems in certain neighbourhoods that are termed deprived or excluded. Traditionally these were found in the oldest urban areas with lowest quality housing, but since the 1980s, such areas have emerged in housing…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Local Policy for Housing Development

    European Experiences

    By Roelof Verhage

    This title was first published in 2002: When a developer wants to realize a housing scheme, what can the local planning authority do to assure that the resulting residential environment is of a high quality? This book explores the question through a cross-national comparison of housing development…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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