Established as the leading text in the field, this thoroughly revised and updated edition provides a comprehensive account of the current issues, set in a clear historical context. It assesses the legacy of eighteen years of Conservative governments and the initial policy impact of New Labour and the problems and challenges it now confronts. This book remains essential reading for all who wish to understand and contribute to determining the pace and direction of change in housing into the twenty-first century.
About the Author
PETER MALPASS is Professor of Housing Policy, University of the West of England.
ALAN MURIE is Professor of Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham.
Table of Contents
Guide to Reading the Book.- Introduction: Analysing Housing Policy.- The Origins of Housing Policy.- Housing and the State 1914-39.- The Changing Emphasis of Housing Policy 1945-79.- New Policies and Changing Issues: Housing since 1979.- The Policy Context.- The Administrative Framework.- The Financial Framework.- The Policy Process.- Local Policy-Making.- From Policy to Practice: The Management of Housing.- Evaluating Housing Policies.- Conclusion.- Guide to Further Reading.
What People are Saying About This
The standard work on the subject which improves with every edition. Essential reading for anyone interested in housing policy.' - Dr D.I. Wright, Mid-Kent College