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Housing & homelessness books

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Recently Published

Homelessness in New York City Policymaking from Koch to de Blasio by Thomas J. Main Homelessness in New York City Policymaking from Koch to de Blasio

Can American cities respond effectively to pressing social problems? Or, as many scholars have claimed, are urban politics so mired in stasis, gridlock and bureaucratic paralysis that dramatic policy change is impossible? Homelessness in New York City tells the remarkable...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Business Sustainability Model for Malaysian Housing Developers by Mastura Jaafar, Azlan Raofuddin Nuruddin, Syed Putra Syed Abu Bakar Business Sustainability Model for Malaysian Housing Developers
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This book presents interviews with 20 successful Malaysian housing developers, to provide real-world insights and practical know-how for future developers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

No Home in a Homeland Indigenous Peoples and Homelessness in the Canadian North by Julia Christensen No Home in a Homeland Indigenous Peoples and Homelessness in the Canadian North

Through personal accounts and analysis of historical trends, No Home in the Homeland documents the spread of homelessness in the North, what it reveals about colonialism and its legacies, and the limitations of existing policies and programs.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Cohousing Inclusive Self-Organized, Community-Led Housing for All by Larisa Tsvetkova Cohousing Inclusive Self-Organized, Community-Led Housing for All

Experimental dwelling forms-CoHousing Cultures-are entering the mainstream. But to what extent are they accessible and affordable for all, including people with more or less money, with or without refugee experience, with or without disabilities? Collaborative, social housing initiatives are already...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Design for Secure Residential Environments by S. Crouch Design for Secure Residential Environments

There is currently a great deal of interest in crime prevention and how it can be reduced through better design. Design for a Secure Residential Environment provides the framework on which the risk of crime can be reduced through sensible...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Crime Prevention Through Housing Design by Paul Stollard Crime Prevention Through Housing Design

This book provides specific guidance for architects, planners, and housing managers on designing to deter crime. While every estate and neighbourhood has different problems which require unique solutions, the process which leads to the solutions will be the same. This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific by Carole Zufferey Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Dwelling in Mobile Times Places, practices and contestations by Sybille (Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany) Frank Dwelling in Mobile Times Places, practices and contestations
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In an era of increasing mobilities, places of residence are still vital. Unlike commuting, migrating or travelling, dwelling usually evokes - at least in modern Western thought - the idea of an immobile, private place to rest. This book explores...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

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The Fight for Fair Housing Causes, Consequences and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act by Gregory 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 at 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 passage. While the Kerner...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

The Fight for Fair Housing Causes, Consequences and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act by Gregory 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 at 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 passage. While the Kerner...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

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: 01/11/2017

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: 01/11/2017

Regional Equity by Victor Rubin Regional Equity

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: 19/11/2017

Self-Build Homes Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions by Iqbal Hamiduddin Self-Build Homes Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Self-Build Homes Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions by Iqbal Hamiduddin Self-Build Homes Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Other books in this genre

The Housing Crisis by David Alexander The Housing Crisis

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Development and Planning Economy Environmental and resource issues by P.A. Stone Development and Planning Economy Environmental and resource issues

This book describes in detail how the property market operates, giving a clear picture of the economics of development and the way which development issues are defined by (and in their turn have an effect on) community and individual needs....
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Homes and Health How Housing and Health Interact by Bernard Ineichen Homes and Health How Housing and Health Interact

This book links where people live with their health. The author reviews how housing has influenced health throughout the past hundred and fifty years, discusses in detail current issues concerning housing and health and describes attempts at housing particular groups...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Living Alone, Living Together Two Essays on the Use of Housing by Dr. Peter King Living Alone, Living Together Two Essays on the Use of Housing

This book considers how a dwelling can protect and promote both our anxieties and our relationships. Both essays use a non-traditional literature to explore being alone and being with others, rather than relying on the social science literature, and offer...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/06/2017

Regent Park Redux Reinventing Public Housing in Canada by Laura Johnson, Robert Johnson Regent Park Redux Reinventing Public Housing in Canada
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Regent Park Redux evaluates one of the biggest experiments in public housing redevelopment from the tenant perspective. Built in the 1940s, Toronto's Regent Park has experienced common large-scale public housing problems. Instead of simply tearing down old buildings and scattering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

Understanding housing policy by Brian Lund Understanding housing policy

Focusing on principles and theory and their application in the process of constructing housing policy, with boxed examples and case studies throughout, this fully revised 3rd edition addresses the range of socio-economic factors that have influenced UK housing policy in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

The Autonomous City A History of Urban Squatting by Alexander Vasudevan The Autonomous City A History of Urban Squatting

A surprising radical history of squatting and the struggle for the right to remake the city
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

The Autonomous City by Alexander Vasudevan The Autonomous City

A surprising radical history of squatting and the struggle for the right to remake the city
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

Housing and Race in Industrial Society by David H. McKay Housing and Race in Industrial Society

This is a comparative study of the relationship between civil rights law, housing and urban policy in Britain and the United States. It focuses on the ways in which governments have attempted to remove racial discrimination and disadvantage in private...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2017

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