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The Housing Legacy of Thatcherism

Alan Murie

in The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265703
eISBN:
9780191771880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265703.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Housing policy was a key part of the Thatcherite project of privatization and rolling back the state. Alongside important continuities in housing policy distinctive actions were taken to dismantle ... More


Housing, Mobility, and Unemployment *

Thomas J. Dohmen

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter seeks to develop a framework that can account for the relationships between urbanisation, housing tenure, and employment rates. Reasons and underlying processes related to the increase ... More


The foundations

Stuart Lowe

in The Housing Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847422736
eISBN:
9781447305514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422736.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines the core themes of the book and puts in place some of the concepts and technical terms used in the analysis of housing policy and housing systems. Attention is particularly ... More


Social mixing as a cure for negative neighbourhood effects: evidence-based policy or urban myth?

David Manley, Maarten van Ham, and Joe Doherty

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter begins by outlining the rhetoric of neighbourhood social mix and then turns to critique this through quantitative research that investigates the effect of different levels of ... More


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


Neighbourhoods and residential mobility

Sosthenes Ketende, John McDonald, and Heather Joshi

in Children of the 21st century (Volume 2): The first five years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424761
eISBN:
9781447301790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is concerned with the families' satisfaction with the area they were living in at age 5 and the moves that had been made to get there, from diverse social and spatial starting points. It ... More


Labelling: constructing definitions of anti-social behaviour?

Helen Carr and Dave Cowan

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter talks about the epistemic support of ASB. It attempts to define ASB, while stating that obscurity is an important tool of governance. The main theme of this chapter is the role of ... More


Mobility and Joblessness

Paul Gregg, Stephen Machin, and Alan Manning (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents evidence on the extent of regional inequalities in the United Kingdom and whether they have worsened over time. It shows that the country has been successful in creating an ... More


Ageing in deprived neighbourhoods

Allison E. Smith

in Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents the research evidence that supports the development of three new environmental categories — environmental comfort, environmental management, and environmental distress — which ... More


Challenges to Bringing Housing to Scale

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

Permanent supportive housing is subsidized housing with treatment and support services. There is no agreed-upon standard model for housing homeless people with severe mental illness to guide both ... More


Trends in the Distribution of Wealth in Britain

John Hills and Francesca Bastagli

in Wealth in the UK: Distribution, Accumulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678303
eISBN:
9780191757594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678303.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes the results from different sources examining the distribution of wealth in the UK and how it has changed over time, including long-run series based on the value of people’s ... More


Gated communities: a response to, or remedy for, anti-social behaviour?

Blandy Sarah

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the themes of devolved community governance and privatised security that occur across the housing tenures. It considers such residential developments as illustrating the move ... More


The myths and meanings of home security

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter paints in some of the background to the process by which the contemporary fortress home has become normalised. Social changes in the second half of the twentieth century have ... More


Fear, crime and the home

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on fear of crime, and particularly on the fear of home invasion (burglary). It links back to the ways in which we are taught to fear in our childhood homes, and the contemporary ... More


Introduction

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Introduces the argument that in the early twenty first century the private home has become a key battleground in a social politics focused on fear, pre-emptive action and architectural fortification. ... More


Complexes of the domestic fortress

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Finding a way out from these forces is difficult to imagine precisely because a range of political and corporate entrepreneurs draw profits from fear – developers selling gated communities, ... More


A shell for the body and mind

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the meaning and importance of more psychological aspects of the private home. Homeownership has been argued to provide us with a deep sense of security of being in troubled ... More


Withdraw, defend or destroy

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Here we discuss the balance of responsibility between the state and the individual homeowner to protect the home, against the background of a lack of confidence in governments' ability to prevent ... More


The fortress archipelago

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Homes and entire neighbourhoods are increasingly organised around defensive principles, the rise of gated homes and the domestic fortress itself are architectural motifs that have become normalised ... More


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