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  • Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate introduces readers to the economic fundamentals and emerging issues in housing markets. The book investigates housing market issues within local, regional, national and international contexts in order to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Employment, Technology and Construction Development

    With Case Studies in Asia and China

    By Sivaguru Ganesan

    This title was first published in 2000:  An in depth analysis of employment and technology issues in the housing and construction industries of developing countries, in the context of globalization of economies and increased opportunities for advanced technology transfer. Supported by case…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing Governance and Finance

    Innovations, partnerships and comparative perspectives

    Edited by Gerard Van Bortel, Vincent Gruis, Joost Nieuwenhuijzen, Ben Pluijmers

    There is a large shortage of affordable housing across Europe. In high‐demand urban areas housing shortages lead to unaffordable prices for many target groups. This book explores innovations to support a sufficient supply of affordable and sustainable rental housing. Affordable housing is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle

    By Helen Taylor

    Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • The Strategy of Equality

    Redistribution and the Social Services

    By Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1982 The Strategy of Equality examines public expenditure on the social services as a strategy for promoting social equality. Today there is a widespread belief that the strategy has worked and that public spending on the social services primarily benefits those less well…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Paupers

    The Making of the New Claiming Class

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1973, Paupers looks at poverty through the lens of class and the Welfare State. The book examines those living in poverty, and the direct effects poverty has. The book follows the basis that the economic factors which gave rise to poverty, have little to do with the Welfare…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Not Only the Poor

    The Middle Classes and the Welfare State

    Edited by Robert E Goodin, Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1987 Not Only the Poor explores the self-interested involvement of the non-poor in the welfare state, particularly the middle class. Using evidence from Britain, America, and Australia, they show that the non-poor were crucial in the founding of the welfare state, and in all…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Privatisation and the Welfare State

    Edited by Julian Le Grand, Ray Robinson

    Originally published in 1984, Privatisation and the Welfare State brings together a distinguished set of experts on the Welfare State and its main policy areas of health care, housing, education and transport. Each chapter provides some much-needed analysis of privatisation policies in areas where,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Philosophy of Homelessness

    Barely Being

    By Paul Moran, Frances Atherton

    The Philosophy of Homelessness is borne out of a five-year ethnographic research project involving being with a group of chronically homeless people in Chester. A small city located in the northwest of the UK, Chester is economically supported by its heritage and the tourism that this attracts. In…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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