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Tackling inequalities: Where are we now and what can be done?

Christina Pantazis and David Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341464
eISBN:
9781447303633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The growing divide between the poor and the rich is the most significant social change to have occurred during the last few decades. In 1997, the Labour government inherited a country more unequal ... More


No place like home? Housing inequality in later life

Sue Adams

in Unequal ageing: The untold story of exclusion in old age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424129
eISBN:
9781447304098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424129.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The older population is becoming increasingly diverse. Despite such significant demographic trends, the majority of regional housing strategies and regional spatial strategies barely mention older ... More


Property without Markets: Who Got What as Markets Failed

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the inequalities that emerged in Russia after housing was privatized but not fully commodified. It contrasts empirical trends in housing inequality in Russia with the ... More


How can we end inequalities in housing?

Alan Murie

in Tackling inequalities: Where are we now and what can be done?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341464
eISBN:
9781447303633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341464.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses how inequalities can be ended in the area of housing. While housing is not at the top of New Labour's policy agenda, it has been identified as affecting outcomes in health and ... More


The Soviet Promise: A Separate Apartment for Every Family

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the evolution of the Russian ideal of the separate apartment from the time of Josef Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev until it became the cornerstone of a normal life in the late ... More


Disappointed Dreams: Distributive Injustice in the New Housing Order

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines young people's perceptions of housing inequality and injustice in Russia and their rejection of housing markets. According to surveys and focus groups commissioned by the ... More


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