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The Middle Class (II)

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses the themes prevalent in the middle class. It considers patterns of middle-class expenditure, the development of private housing and its social effects, middle-class ... More


Social regulation in housing

Malcolm Harrison and Cathy Davis

in Housing, social policy and difference: Disability, ethnicity, gender and housing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343055
eISBN:
9781447302537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the practices and their effects. The first section is on markets, before moving on to a discussion on ‘non-market’ housing. The chapter then considers social renting and some ... More


Finding $3.336 Trillion in Housing Capital

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

If the restriction on selling TPS and HOS units on the open market were removed or the unpaid land premiums substantially lowered, then an active market would appear. They would then become an ... More


“The Right to Lease and Occupy a Home”: Equality and Public Provision in Housing Development

Roberta Gold

in When Tenants Claimed the City: The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038181
eISBN:
9780252095986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038181.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how tenants addressed three public policy questions: public housing, slum clearance, and civil rights. The rent-control statutes that tenants vigorously defended served to ... More


Housing Standards and Good Repair

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the remedies available to individuals along with the role which can be played by local authorities in securing satisfactory housing standards for both individual houses and ... More


The Gorbachev era: the end of a socialist housing policy

Lynne Attwood

in Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter turns to the Gorbachev era, investigating the more honest appraisal of the housing crisis which appeared in the press, the move towards a private housing market, and the end of a ... More


The New Economic Policy

Lynne Attwood

in Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is concerned with the 1920s, the time of the New Economic Policy (NEP). It deals with the return to private housing, the establishment of an official norm of living space, and the ... More


Shared Housing and Houses in Multiple Occupation

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on shared housing and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) in Scotland. Prior to the twenty-first century, it was far more common for people to share facilities when they ... More


From Negro Clearance to Negro Containment

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on black policy elites’ efforts to reform the relocation policy that forced both black property owners and tenants to look for housing in racial dual housing market, which is a ... More


Conclusion

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter revisits the main arguments of the book and argues for a more historically nuanced understanding of global development aid and housing policy.


Growing up in Hong Kong before and after 1980: Housing and Divorce Matter

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Hong Kong’s public housing estates are transforming into areas of growing poverty, with more divorced households. They are increasingly weak neighborhoods for motivating children to higher ... More


Construction Industries

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with public buildings and monumental statuary, and includes a brief analysis of private housing and common infrastructure. Public buildings drew heavily on local businesses for ... More


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