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Demolition of large housing estates: an overview

Fatiha Belmessous, Franck Chignier-Riboulon, Nicole Commerç, and Marcus Zept

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the history of demolition of large housing estates in Europe. It considers the rationale and objectives for demolition and rebuilding in both a theoretical and ... More


Saint-Étienne

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the collapse of Saint-Étienne, France, as a major industrial city during the period from 1970 to 2000, and describes its recovery efforts. The city's culture and design-oriented ... More


Housing: linking theory and practice

Joe Doherty

in What works?: Evidence-based policy and practice in public services

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341914
eISBN:
9781447304265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341914.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter notes that there is a long history of association between housing research and housing policy in the UK. However, as people entered twenty-first century, there was a paradox whereby, at ... More


Social welfare and religion in the Middle East: A Lebanese perspective

Rana Jawad

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349538
eISBN:
9781447303510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349538.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

As religion continues to regain its centrality in both academic and policy circles around the world, this book presents a new framework which examines the complex social and political dynamics ... More


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