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Housing Inequalities, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System: The Shifting Context in England and Wales since the 1980s

Emily Gray, Phil Mike Jones, and Stephen Farrall

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0010
Subject:
Law

One of the first steps Margaret Thatcher’s government took following their election in 1979 was to introduce legislation that enabled sitting council tenants to buy their council homes. This chapter ... More


Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O'Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In recent years, across Europe, North America and the Antipodes, a significant number of countries, states and regions have devised strategies that aim to end long-term homelessness and the need to ... More


Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins

Susan Fraiman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166348
eISBN:
9780231543750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Domesticity gets a bad rap. We associate it with stasis, bourgeois accumulation, banality, and conservative family values. Yet in Extreme Domesticity, Susan Fraiman reminds us that keeping house is ... More


Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Rory Hearne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The unprecedented housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland is having profound impacts on Generation Rent, the wellbeing of children, worsening wider inequality and threatening the economy. Housing ... More


Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

David Clapham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book explores the objectives, philosophies and outcomes of supported housing for vulnerable people. The exploration is intended to further our understanding of an often-neglected topic in housing ... More


Dealing with Welfare Conditionality: Implementation and Effects

Peter Dwyer (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447341826
eISBN:
9781447341864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341826.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited collection considers how conditional welfare policies and services are implemented and experienced by a diverse range of welfare service users across a range of UK policy domains ... More


The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Carol L. M. Caton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment, explains how and why homelessness in this group has persisted over the past 35 years despite policy and ... More


Trends in homelessness in Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O’Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

in Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 4 outlines trends in recorded homelessness in the three countries between about 2008 and 2018. The chapter first explores in some detail how homelessness is measured in each of the three ... More


Explanations: welfare and politics matter

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O’Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

in Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The impacts of welfare policies and political choices are explored in this chapter. Comprehensive and generous welfare systems that encompass housing, health and other social services, as well as ... More


Edge

Alison J. Murray Levine

in Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents three films that deal with homelessness and migration: Qu’ils reposent en révolte (Sylvain George, 2011) about migrants in Calais; Au bord du monde/On the Edge of the World ... More


Housing precarity and advanced marginality in the UK

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter presents concluding remarks about the impacts of the Bedroom Tax. It reflects on the processes through which housing insecurity is generated and how this is playing a central role in ... More


Youth homelessness policy in wales: improving housing rights and addressing geographical wrongs

Peter K. Mackie

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Over the past decade youth homelessness has received increasing political priority in the UK and across much of the developed world. Focussing on Wales, where a comprehensive review of homelessness ... More


India’s Human Settlement and Micro Living Environment

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the population dynamics and future prospect of India’s population growth till around the middle of the present century. In this context it has analysed the regional pattern of ... More


Rediscovering Homelessness

in Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226143781
eISBN:
9780226143804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143804.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the rediscovery of homelessness in 1980s America. The rediscovery of homelessness did not simply reflect the stunning growth of poverty and the declining fortunes of the ... More


Homelessness and Self-Disclosure: Evans Chan’s “Minor” Cinema

Hector Rodriguez

in Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative Histories: The Cinema of Evans Chan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208166
eISBN:
9789888313488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208166.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Evans Chan’s cerebral and personal film The Map of Sex and Love with reference to the concepts raised by Georg Lukacs in his seminal The Theory of the Novel. It is a film marked ... More


Homelessness

Keith Dowding

in It's the Government, Stupid!: How Governments Blame Citizens for Their Own Policies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206388
eISBN:
9781529206432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206388.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the nature of homelessness from rough sleeping to lack of secure accommodation. It examines changing government policy over the past fifty years. Governments have got out of ... More


Early housing pathways

Brian Portley

in Immigration and housing in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095931
eISBN:
9781781708514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095931.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 places emphasis on the early housing pathways of migrants. This chapter explores how migrants’ right to housing impact on their living conditions. This provides the context for a discussion ... More


Domesticity in Extremis: Homemaking by the Unsheltered

Susan Fraiman

in Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166348
eISBN:
9780231543750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Calls on non-fictional works across several genres—journalistic accounts, a memoir, ethnographies, and Marc Singer’s film Dark Days (2000)—to explore domesticity in the context of homelessness. ... More


Gentrification, Displacement, and the Right to the City

Jan Lin

in Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Examines the impacts of the sharpening gentrification process in Northeast Los Angeles and its socioeconomic and racial overtones as immigrant working class Latino/a families are increasingly ... More


Work and Respect in Chennai

Giulia Mazza

in Our Most Troubling Madness: Case Studies in Schizophrenia Across Cultures

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291089
eISBN:
9780520964945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291089.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In India, relatively few of those who are mentally ill live without their families. Yet some do, either because they are abandoned or because they flee. The Banyan is a non-governmental organization ... More


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