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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


Explanations: housing matters

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/9781447347170.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 5 explores the role of Housing First and then the broader housing market, particularly social housing, in explaining the variations in outcomes described in previous chapters. The chapter ... More


Life without state‑supported housing

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/9781447350538.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 looks back on the history and development of council housing and the reasons why the state intervened in the housing market. Looking at key moments in its development, it highlights the ... 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


Coalition housing policy in England

Peter Somerville

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the coalition government’s housing policy. It suggests that in most respects it was largely indistinguishable from Conservative Party policy. The chapter considers the aims of ... More


Regulating Social Housing: Expectations for Behaviour of Tenants

Jenny McNeill

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the barriers to accessing social housing in an overstretched housing market, as well as the pressures for certain groups to behave in 'acceptable' ways to sustain increasingly ... More


The spaces of everyday life

James Greenhalgh

in Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Building on the conclusions and individual agency highlighted in the last chapter, this chapter uses examples of the clashes between local government and inhabitants on the social housing estates of ... More


Contested governance of housing for low-and middle-income groups in European city-regions: the pivotal role of commissioning

Willem Salet and Daniël Bossuyt

in The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Comparing the housing situation of European city-regions is complicated by the large differences between social-economic and institutional conditions. In the first part of the chapter, a global ... More


Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

James Greenhalgh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Reconstructing modernity assesses the character of approaches to rebuilding British cities during the decades after the Second World War. It explores the strategies of spatial governance that sought ... More


Regulation of Housing

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on housing regulation in Scotland. Regulation, in the form of limitations on what may be done by property owners, has a long history in relation to property. The old limitations ... More


New Institutions for a New Environment: Pedagogical Space in the Progressive City

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the growing development of higher education vis-à-vis urban expansion. Two growing institutions—the Hull-House Social Settlement and the University of Chicago—but were ... More


Housing and the grounded city: Rent extraction and social innovations

Massimo Bricocoli and Angelo Salento

in The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter questions the contemporary forms of civil society engagement with housing, starting from the assumption that the concrete importance of specific initiatives of social innovation should ... More


Classrooms off the Expressway: A New Mission for Higher Education

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the conflicted history behind the construction of the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (UICC). During the 1950s, Mayor Richard J. Daley opted to construct a school in ... More


Self-management and the production of habitat: a case study of the Alianza Solidaria Housing Cooperative in Quito

Hernán Espinoza Riera, Andrés Cevallos Serrano, Bernardo Rosero, Irina Godoy, and Janaina Marx

in The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

During the second half of the twentieth century, Ecuador went through an intense rural-urban migration that drove a significant increase in the demand for housing units. Insufficient government ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?

Geoffrey Meen and Christine Whitehead

in Understanding Affordability: The Economics of Housing Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211863
eISBN:
9781529211870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211863.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Chapter 14 highlights the key themes of the book and their implications for policy. Although there is considerable agreement among economists with regard to the range of required policy reforms - ... More


City as Laboratory: Hull-House and the Rise of the Chicago School

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the role of higher education in the form of two institutions—the Hull-House Social Settlement and the University of Chicago—in the study of urban development. The Hull-House ... More


Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This is the first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to ‘convey status’ upon their owners. Such dogs are ... More


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