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  • Econometric Analyses of International Housing Markets

    By Rita Yi Man Li, Kwong Wing Chau

    This book explores how econometric modelling can be used to provide valuable insight into international housing markets. Initially describing the role of econometrics modelling in real estate market research and how it has developed in recent years, the book goes on to compare and contrast the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship

    Koseki, Identification and Documentation

    Edited by David Chapman, Karl Jakob Krogness

    Japan’s Household Registration System (koseki seido) is an extremely powerful state instrument, and is socially entrenched with a long history of population governance, social control and the maintenance of social order. It provides identity whilst at the same time imposing identity upon everyone…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice

    Deepening their roots

    By Malo André Hutson

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations’ efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • The Principles of Housing

    By Peter King

    The Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country-specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • Housing in 21st-Century Australia

    People, Practices and Policies

    By Rae Dufty-Jones, Dallas Rogers

    Over the last two decades new and significant demographic, economic, social and environmental changes and challenges have shaped the production and consumption of housing in Australia and the policy settings that attempt to guide these processes. These changes and challenges, as outlined in this…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers…

    Hardback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness

    Architectural Multiculturalism in North America

    By Donia Zhang

    Health and happiness are fundamental to human quality of life. The United Nations’ World Happiness Report 2012 reflects a new worldwide call for governments to include happiness as a criterion to their policies. The ‘Healthy Cities’ or ‘Happy Cities’ movement has been endorsed by the WHO…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housing

    Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe

    By Ulduz Maschaykh

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects’ and communities’ commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    New perspectives on persisting problems

    Edited by Irge Satiroglu, Narae Choi

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ‘development project’. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be…

    Hardback – 2015-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships. This book applies livelihoods approaches to…

    Hardback – 2015-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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