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Housing Policy Analysis : British Housing in Culture and Comparative Context - Stuart Lowe

Housing Policy Analysis

British Housing in Culture and Comparative Context

Hardcover Published: 5th May 2004
ISBN: 9780333801789
Number Of Pages: 327

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Taking a policy analysis approach to housing and drawing from the burgeoning comparative literature, this textbook provides a systematic re-evaluation of the nature of British housing that challenges the orthodox "home-owning society" view whereby Britain is seen as marking a norm. Building up from basic concepts in policy analysis, the book reinterprets the UK housing system in a manner which is sensitive to the specific historical and cultural origins and development of British policy and society. As such, the text offers both an important and cutting-edge evaluation of British housing and a case study in applied social policy analysis.

'...an important contribution to a literature that needs to be regularly updated. In this sense Lowe has provided a valuable service which will be much appreciated by students everywhere.' - Peter Malpass, Housing Studies

Preface
Housing Policy Analysis
The New Governance of Housing
Housing, Home and Society
Housing Needs
Housing and Social Exclusion
Restructuring of Housing Tenure
The Sustainability of Home Ownership
The Residualization of Rental Housing
Comparative Housing
The Significance of Housing
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780333801789
ISBN-10: 0333801784
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 327
Published: 5th May 2004
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1