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Housing & homelessness books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Housing & homelessness category. Presented with a red border are the Housing & homelessness books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Same Light, Many Candles Working with Vulnerable Children and Mothers within Toxically Stressed Communities by Carol Cole Same Light, Many Candles Working with Vulnerable Children and Mothers within Toxically Stressed Communities

The remarkable story of a project which helped to turn around the lives of over one hundred mothers and children at risk of homelessness and abuse.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

Housing in Post-Growth Society Japan on the Edge of Social Transition by Yosuke (Kobe University, Japan) Hirayama, Misa Izuhara Housing in Post-Growth Society Japan on the Edge of Social Transition
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In a globalising world, many mature economies share post-growth characteristics such as low economic growth, low fertility, declining and ageing of the population and increasing social stratification. Japan stands at the forefront of such social change in the East Asian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2018

Small is Necessary Shared Living on a Shared Planet by Anitra Nelson Small is Necessary Shared Living on a Shared Planet

Amidst crisis and fragmentation, the need for sociable, practical and sustainable housing is manifest.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/01/2018

Future Visions of Urban Public Housing An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994 by Wolfgang F. E. (University of Cincinnati, US) Preiser Future Visions of Urban Public Housing An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994
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First published in 1994, this book brings together the papers presented at the International Forum on `Future Visions of Urban Public Housing' held on November 17-20, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants included public housing officials, academics, practitioners and public housing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

The re-emergence of co-housing in Europe by Lidewij (Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands) Tummers The re-emergence of co-housing in Europe
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Across Europe, the number of co-housing initiatives is growing, and they are increasingly receiving attention from administrators and professionals who hold high expectations for urban liveability. Is co-housing a marginal idealist phenomenon, or the urban middle class' answer to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Regional Equity by Victor (PolicyLink, USA) Rubin Regional Equity
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Regional equity as a field of scholarship, as an arena of policy change, and as a social movement has grown, diversified, and matured in important ways over the past decade. The fruits of that growth and development can be seen...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Small is Necessary Shared Living on a Shared Planet by Anitra Nelson Small is Necessary Shared Living on a Shared Planet

Amidst crisis and fragmentation, the need for sociable, practical and sustainable housing is manifest.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Self-Build Homes Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions by Michaela Benson Self-Build Homes Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/11/2017

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Indigenous Homelessness Perspectives from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand by Evelyn J. Peters Indigenous Homelessness Perspectives from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

Explores the meaning and scope of indigenous homelessness in the Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. They argue that effective policy and support programs aimed at relieving indigenous homelessness must be rooted in indigenous conceptions of home, land, and kinship, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

No Longer Homeless How the Ex-Homeless Get and Stay Off the Streets by David Wagner, Gemma Atticks No Longer Homeless How the Ex-Homeless Get and Stay Off the Streets
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No Longer Homeless is a powerful look at a group of people we rarely hear about--those who have formerly been on the streets--sharing the details of their lives to help individuals, organizations, and communities learn to better support the ongoing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2018

Housing in America An Introduction by Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross Housing in America An Introduction
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Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2018

Housing in America An Introduction by Marijoan Bull Housing in America An Introduction

Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2018

The Routledge Handbook of Second Home Tourism and Mobilities by C. Michael (University of Canterbury, New Zealand) Hall The Routledge Handbook of Second Home Tourism and Mobilities
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Second homes have become an increasingly important component of both tourism and housing studies. They can directly and indirectly contribute a significant number of domestic and international visitors to destinations and may be part of longer-term retirement, lifestyle and amenity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/04/2018

Unhoused - Adorno and the Problem of Dwelling by Matt Waggoner Unhoused - Adorno and the Problem of Dwelling

Unhoused is the first study of Theodor Adorno as a philosopher of housing. Matt Waggoner tracks four figurations of troubled dwelling in Adorno's texts--homelessness, no man's lands, the nature theater, and the ironic property relation--and reads them as timely interventions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia by Rebecca Lai Har (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR) Chiu Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia
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This book investigates how housing policy changes in Asia since the late 1990s have impacted on housing affordability, security, livability, culture and social development. Using case study examples from countries including China, India, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Singapore, Thailand...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Self-Build Homes Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions by Michaela Benson Self-Build Homes Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions


Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing Interaction of Communities, Residents and Activists by Graham Cairns From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing Interaction of Communities, Residents and Activists


Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing Interaction of Communities, Residents and Activists by Graham Cairns From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing Interaction of Communities, Residents and Activists


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Shared Housing, Shared Lives Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse by Sue (University of Manchester, UK) Heath, Katherine (University of Sheffield, UK) Davies, Gemma (University of Manches Edwards Shared Housing, Shared Lives Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse
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With a growing population, rising housing costs and housing providers struggling to meet demand for affordable accommodation, more and more people in the UK find themselves sharing their living spaces with people from outside of their families at some point...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

A Social Philosophy of Housing by Peter King A Social Philosophy of Housing

This title was first published in 2003. This text seeks to show the importance of housing to individuals and in the broader context of social welfare. It offers a universal philosophical justification for housing provision based on a detailed theoretical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Living on the Margins: Social Access to Shelter in Urban South Asia by Navtej K. Purewal Living on the Margins: Social Access to Shelter in Urban South Asia

This title was first published in 2000. The privatization of former social state housing through recent public-private partnerships is becoming increasingly prevalent in Third World as well as in Western countries. In most Third World countries, this shift has had...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

The Fight for Fair Housing Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act by Gregory D. Squires The Fight for Fair Housing Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Fight for Fair Housing Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act by Gregory D. Squires The Fight for Fair Housing Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Changing Image of Affordable Housing Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe by Dr. Ulduz Maschaykh The Changing Image of Affordable Housing Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe

Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects' and communities' commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

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