Housing and Social Change: East-West Perspectives / Edition 1

Housing and Social Change: East-West Perspectives / Edition 1

by Ray Forrest
     
 

This wide-ranging exploration of the key contemporary relationships between social change and housing is both policy-oriented and theoretical, drawing on a group of internationally-respected academics. It is also multidisciplinary, incorporating sociology, economics, social policy and human geography perspective. Its international perspective is rooted in its

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Overview

This wide-ranging exploration of the key contemporary relationships between social change and housing is both policy-oriented and theoretical, drawing on a group of internationally-respected academics. It is also multidisciplinary, incorporating sociology, economics, social policy and human geography perspective. Its international perspective is rooted in its examination of issues such as economic insecurity and instability, social diversity, financial and social exclusion, sustainability, privatisation and state legitimacy, the interaction of the global and the local across three continents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415273312
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/13/2003
Series:
Housing and Society Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: State Intervention and Housing Provision Part 2: Globalization, Postmodernity and Housing Part 3: The Changing Context for Home Ownership Part 4: Sustainable Development, Sustainable Communities Part 5: Summing Up

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