The Housing Question: Tensions, Continuities, and Contingencies in the Modern City

The Housing Question: Tensions, Continuities, and Contingencies in the Modern City

by Edward Murphy, Najib B Hourani, Laura A Reese
     
 

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Drawing on cutting edge perspectives from urban studies, this book grants renewed, interdisciplinary energy to the housing question. It explores how housing raises a series of vexing issues surrounding rights, identity, and justice in the modern city. Through finely detailed studies that illuminate national and regional particularities- ranging from analyses of urban

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Drawing on cutting edge perspectives from urban studies, this book grants renewed, interdisciplinary energy to the housing question. It explores how housing raises a series of vexing issues surrounding rights, identity, and justice in the modern city. Through finely detailed studies that illuminate national and regional particularities- ranging from analyses of urban planning in the Soviet Union, the post-Katrina reconstruction of New Orleans, to squatting in contemporary Lima - the volume underscores how housing questions matter in a wide range of contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781472407887
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date:
01/28/2014
Series:
Global Urban Studies
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
20 MB
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Meet the Author

Edward Murphy and Najib B. Hourani are both at Michigan State University, USA.

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