Housing and social policy futures

Somerville, Peter (2005) Housing and social policy futures. In: Housing and social policy: contemporary themes and critical perspectives. Routledge, Oxford, pp. 242-254. ISBN 9780415283670

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This topical book transforms the analysis of housing problems into a lively, interesting and contentious subject of social scientific study, addressing themes of residential experience, inclusion/empowerment, sustainability and professionalism/managerialism, which lie at the heart of the housing and social policy debate. Each chapter considers a specific social category - such as class, gender, or disability - and evaluates the experience and understanding of housing and social policy under this category.

With innovative approaches to conceptualising housing and a clear, defined structure, Housing and Social Policy encourages students and practitioners in both arenas to think reflexively about housing as a central instrument of social policy and social experience.

Keywords:Housing, Social Policy, bmjcheck
Subjects:K Architecture, Building and Planning > K450 Housing
L Social studies > L400 Social Policy
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
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ID Code:3150
Deposited On:03 Aug 2010 21:59

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