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Militarisation, mobility and the residencies of power

John M. MacKenzie

in The British Empire through Buildings: Structure, Function, Meaning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145963
eISBN:
9781526152053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145970.00007
Subject:
History, Social History

The extension of empire involved the militarisation of landscapes everywhere. Fortresses of various types became the principal expression of the imperial presence on almost every continent, notably ... More


The Garden Road incident on May 22, 1967

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

On May 22, 1967, thousands of leftists marched up the Garden Road to the government house. These protesters offered insults and abuse, and then physical violence. The police stood their ground ... More


Housing and disability: a 21st-century phenomenon

Andrew Beer, Debbie Faulkner, Chris Paris, and Terry Clower

in Housing transitions through the life course: Aspirations, needs and policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424280
eISBN:
9781447302520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424280.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the ways one should conceptualise the housing transitions of persons with a disability and their households. It considers the evidence present on both the housing of persons ... More


Getting Work

Peter Robb

in Useful Friendship: Europeans and Indians in Early Calcutta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099185
eISBN:
9780199083053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099185.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores the role of friendship in the securing of contracts, mainly by Richard Blechynden, first involving a private concern (building a dock for Gillett & Edwards), and then in public ... More


Introduction

in Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235040.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to argue that transformations are a valid activity in housing supply and should be supported as part of a country's housing ... More


The case for transformations

in Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235040.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Transformation is extremely popular among residents, so much so that it may be reasonable to ask whether transformation is a universal phenomenon wherever it is allowed either actively or passively. ... More


Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Graham Tipple

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313097
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Many countries have large stocks of government-built housing which, for various reasons, are in poor physical conditions and/or do not conform to the expectations of occupants, who frequently make ... More


More than just a dwelling

in Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235040.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A house is more than just a dwelling. It is a source and reflection of identity and status, and may also be a location for the business that provides the basic necessities of life or for one which ... More


The housing squeeze

in Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235040.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the following: the scale and nature of the housing shortage; housing adjustment theory; housing stress, shocks, and triggers; the choice between moving and improving; household ... More


Friendly Profiteers

Peter Robb

in Useful Friendship: Europeans and Indians in Early Calcutta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099185
eISBN:
9780199083053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099185.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the management of works on the Calcutta circular road and its northern extension at Saum Bazar (Shyambazar), and especially on underhand trade-offs between them and the ... More


The financial element: transformation as an investment

in Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235040.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the issue of income, since housing investment hinges on the financial resources of the households. It discusses whether transformers' households are low income; the income of ... More


Sustainability Issues

in Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235040.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of transformation on conserving housing that would otherwise be near the end of its economic life if left unrestored, and demonstrates the level of upgrading which ... More


The transformation process

in Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235040.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the transformation of government-built housing. It covers the construction process; regulation by planning authorities; phases of transformation; scale; timing; cost; finance; ... More


Villaverde Revisited

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0035
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses Eduardo's life in Cuba and Villaverde. Eduardo went to live in Havana in 1982, at first in one of the agreeable government guest houses that he had come to know. After a while, ... More


The Costs of Moralizing: How About a ‘Government House Climate Ethics’?

Christian Seidel

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Given a non-ideal world in which decision-makers are insufficiently moved by moral demands, how ought we to reform institutions of global climate governance in order to increase prospects for an ... More


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