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Housing conditions and health

Ormandy David

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the impact of housing conditions on health inequalities in England and reviews the changes in legislation and experience since the report of the findings of the Acheson Inquiry. ... More


Placing and Studying the Action

Paul Lichterman

in How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the fight for housing affordability, which is just one instance of civic action. Advocates across the coalitions and organizations in this study talked about housing ... More


Environmental Conditions in the Research Localities

Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah El-Haggar

in People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245725
eISBN:
9781617970962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides a descriptive analysis of the living conditions in the four research localities (all Kafr al-Elow, Dar al-Salam, Sayyida Zeinab, and Abkhas), based on answers to the survey ... More


Introduction

Christopher Watson and Richard Turkington

in Renewing Europe's housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310129
eISBN:
9781447310143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310129.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Housing renewal has been an important feature of housing policies in many European countries, especially since the Second World War. Along with demolition and new building, renewal is one of the ... More


Housing Conditions as Environmental and Social Determinants of Sleep Health

Chandra L. Jackson

in The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190930448
eISBN:
9780190930479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930448.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The home environment is an important yet understudied determinant of sleep health. Although little is known about the living conditions that negatively affect sleep, many naturally occurring and ... More


Housing and the living environment

Glen Bramley

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Housing affordability problems are exacerbating poverty, particularly for working age households increasingly reliant on private renting, and housing needs have increased, reversing long-standing ... More


Social Work in the Camps: Part II: “Abnormal Communities”

Yoosun Park

in Facilitating Injustice: The Complicity of Social Workers in the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans, 1941-1946

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780199765058
eISBN:
9780190081348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765058.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

That the “abnormal communities” of the concentration camps put great strains on family life was a conclusion universally agreed upon by all who had first-hand knowledge of the situation and had cause ... More


Water vole restoration in the Upper Thames

Tom P. Moorhouse, Merryl Gelling, and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

A replicated reintroduction experiment of water voles Arvicola terrestris in the Upper Thames was undertaken to reverse the species’ decline, and to learn lessons for future reintroductions. Cohorts ... More


My Journey to the Land of Israel and My Early Activities There

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter, which recounts the engrossing story of the Frieden family’s journey from Norfolk to Jerusalem and of its initial adjustment to the Land of Israel, is both one of the most compelling ... More


Going to School in Unequal America

Willliam Elliott and Melinda Lewis

in Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190621568
eISBN:
9780197559697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621568.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the United States, the education system is more than just a mechanism for transmitting knowledge. It is the nation’s most powerful tool for creating economic opportunities and helping ... More


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