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  • Thinking on Housing

    Words, Memories, Use

    By Peter King

    If we do stop to think on housing, what do we see? What is housing and what does it do? These seem deceptively simple questions, but they are often left unanswered. The reason for this is that a lot of discourse on housing is really a concern for policy-making and the critical evaluation of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Design Against Crime

    A Human-Centred Approach to Designing for Safety and Security

    By Caroline L. Davey, Andrew B. Wootton

    Design Against Crime will aid the design profession to meet the challenges presented by the competing needs and complex systems around crime and security. It proposes that designers should use their creative talents to develop innovative solutions to security problems that contribute to the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Strata Title Property Rights

    Private governance of multi-owned properties

    By Cathy Sherry

    Multi-owned properties make up an ever-increasing proportion of commercial, tourist and residential development, in both urban and rural landscapes around the world. This book critically analyses the legal, social and economic complexities of strata or community title schemes. At a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing

    A Comparative European Perspective

    Edited by Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Nessa Winston

    Since the start of the twenty-first century, urban communities have faced increasing challenges in housing affordability, with environmental issues causing additional concern. It is clear that changes to urban housing are needed to enhance the resilience of cities and improve the economic,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • The Housing Question

    Tensions, Continuities, and Contingencies in the Modern City

    By Edward Murphy, Najib B. Hourani

    In the wake of the Great Recession, housing and its financing suddenly re-emerged as questions of significant public concern. Yet both public and academic debates about housing have remained constricted, tending not to explore how the evolution of housing simultaneously entails basic forms of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Second Homes

    European Perspectives and UK Policies

    By Nick Gallent, Alan Mace

    Second homes are once again a source of political and social contention in rural areas. The British government's decision to reduce Council Tax discounts on second homes in England in April 2004 has caused wide debate in local communities, local authorities, and the media. The debate has not only…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • In Dwelling

    Implacability, Exclusion and Acceptance

    By Peter King

    A 'dwelling', or the physical space we call a house, is full of meaning for us. It can be implacable, in that it can work for or against us, depending on how we are able to access and use it. This means that we have to learn to accept dwelling as it is and find some accommodation with our…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Planning Cultures in Europe

    Decoding Cultural Phenomena in Urban and Regional Planning

    By Frank Othengrafen

    Edited by Joerg Knieling

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary team from across the EU, this book connects elements of cultural and planning theories to explain differences and peculiarities among EU member states. A 'culturized planning model' is introduced to consider the 'rules of the game': how culture affects…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series

  • Homelessness and Social Work

    An Intersectional Approach

    By Carole Zufferey

    Drawing on intersectional theorising, Homelessness and Social Work highlights the diversities and complexities of homelessness and social work research, policy and practice. It invites social work students, practitioners, policy makers and academics to re-examine the subject by exploring how…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Pricing and Sustainability of Urban Real Estate

    By Tom Kauko

    Urban sustainability has become a political and social agenda of global significance, of which real estate is an integral dimension. Sustainable urban development includes much more than ‘green building’ standards, yet in practice, other aspects such land use plans and locations are often…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

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