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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


Market People

Desmond Fitz-Gibbon

in Marketable Values: Inventing the Property Market in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584164
eISBN:
9780226584478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226584478.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 2 turns to the people who made the property market function, from surveyors and solicitors to auctioneers and estate agents. These professions, all of which grew and developed over the course ... More


Large housing estates in their historical context

Stephen Hall, Alan Murie, and Thomas Knorr-Siedow

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/9781861347756.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the developments that have been crucial in influencing the evolution of large housing estates in European cities. It identifies the underlying factors that contribute to the ... More


Large housing estates in Europe: a contemporary overview

Karien Dekker and Ronald van Kempen

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/9781861347756.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the present situation of large housing estates in Europe based on data obtained from detailed studies of estates in the RESTATE project. The findings reveal that the physical ... More


Conclusions

Stephan Hall, Ronald van Kempen, Iván Tosics, and Karien Dekker

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/9781861347756.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on post-Second World War restructuring of large housing estates in Europe. The case studies presented in this book have clarified several issues ... More


Restructuring large housing estates in European cities: an introduction

Iván Tosics, Stephen Hall, Karien Dekker, and Ronald van Kempen

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/9781861347756.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about post-Second World War restructuring of large housing estates in Europe. This book examines the factors and developments ... More


Who leaves Sweden’s large housing estates?

Åsa Bråmå and Roger Andersson

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/9781861347756.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the character and the destinations of the out-migration flows in four large housing estates in Sweden. It analyses the destinations of the out-movers in terms of different kinds ... More


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

Ronald van Kempen, Karien Dekker, and Stephen Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

All over Europe, post-Second World War large-scale housing estates face physical, economic, social, and cultural problems. This book presents the key findings of a major EU-funded research programme ... More


Introduction

Andrzej Olechnowicz

in Working-Class Housing in England between the Wars: The Becontree Estate

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206507
eISBN:
9780191677175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206507.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This introductory chapter discusses council housing estates, specifically the Becontree Estate of the London County Council. This estate was considered a failure for three main reasons: it was badly ... More


Privatisation and after

Alan Murie, Iván Tosics, Manuel Aalbers, Richard Sendi, and Barbara Černič Mali

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/9781861347756.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the privatisation of large housing estates in Europe. It describes the three types of privatisation in Great Britain, Hungary, Slovenia, and the Netherlands, and discusses the ... More


Social mix and social perspectives in post-war housing estates

Rogar Andersson and Sako Musterd

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/9781861347756.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the issue of social mix in post-war housing estates in Europe. It explains that social mix is a crucial concept in present-day urban-restructuring policies and that a socially ... More


From physical improvement to holistic renewal: the Danish experience

Hedvig Vestergaard

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/9781447310129.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter looks at the progression in Denmark from physical improvement to holistic renewal; and at the neighbourhood renewal approach to the large non-profit social housing estates built in the ... More


Knowledge management and enhanced policy application

Thomas Knoor-Siedow and Iván Tosics

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/9781861347756.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role of knowledge management in the restructuring of large housing estates in Europe. It suggests that a partial neglect of available knowledge and an inappropriate ... More


Restructuring large housing estates: does gender matter?

Christiane Droste, Irene Molina, and Francesca Zajczyk

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/9781861347756.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role of gender mainstreaming in the restructuring of large housing estates in Sweden, Italy, and Germany. It provides a brief explanation of gender terminology and its ... More


Tackling social cohesion in ethnically diverse estates

Karien Dekker and Rob Rowlands

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/9781861347756.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to show how social cohesion and ethnic diversity in large housing estates are interrelated and how urban-governance arrangements can enhance social cohesion. It investigates the ... More


On physical determinism and displacement effects

Sako Musterd and Wim Ostendorf

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/9781861347756.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the issues of physical determinism and displacement effects, focusing on housing-estate restructuring initiatives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. It evaluates the impacts of ... More


Fighting unemployment on large housing estates: an example from Sweden

Iván Tosics, Lars Pettersson, and Eva Öresjö

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/9781861347756.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines local practices for fighting unemployment on large housing estates in Jönköping, Sweden. The evaluations of the employment project in Jönköping show that micro-level policies ... More


Feelings of insecurity and young people in housing estates

Manuel Aalbers, Agnieszka Bielewska, Franck Chignier-Riboulon, and Anna Guszcza

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/9781861347756.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the problem of insecurity felt by inhabitants of large housing estates, caused by the criminal behaviour of young people in the area. It considers various measures to curb ... More


Local participation in Spain and the Netherlands

Iván Tosics, Ellen van Beckhoven, Brechtje van Boxmeer, and Lídia Garcia Ferrando

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/9781861347756.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines local participation in housing-estate-regeneration initiatives in Spain and The Netherlands. The analysis of forms of local participation on large housing estates in these two ... More


Pressured Proletarian Island: Bermondsey

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses Bermondsey, an area of London to the east of London Bridge station and past London's new riverside City Hall. Like Battersea, people in Bermondsey stated that they have seen ... More


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