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Housing

John Knight and Lina Song

in The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter states that housing is a dimension of the standard of living in which it is possible that rural people can enjoy an advantage over urban people. It explains that housing in most ... More


Housing policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses housing practices and their related problems before China's economic reforms. It also describes the process and constraints of the privatisation of public housing in urban ... More


Evolving agendas in rural housing

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Early reviews are important for they reveal how concerns for rural housing, rural economies and rural communities have evolved over the last century. However, these concerns, traceable in a variety ... More


The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Madhu Satsangi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

For the past century, governments have been compelled, time and again, to return to the search for solutions to the housing and economic challenges posed by a restructuring countryside. This book is ... More


Strategic and community initiatives in Britain's countrysides

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The need for affordable housing in rural areas is recognised. However, policy instruments for achieving supply of new homes have been overshadowed by the pervasive philosophy of ‘protecting the ... More


Private house-building

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The provision of new housing in rural Britain has been the result of the private sector activity. Councils, housing associations and other registered social landlords have commissioned new housing ... More


Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

When a rural family of modest means buys a new or used mobile home, unless cash is paid up-front, they become entangled with the highly profitable mobile home industrial complex, made up of home ... More


Planning and affordable rural housing

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on planning and affordable rural housing. One of the important tactical solutions to the shortage of reasonably priced housing is the use of the planning system to procure ... More


The rural housing question

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book focuses on housing in rural Britain. It specifically discusses the countrysides of England, Scotland and Wales. It focuses on what can broadly be described as the ‘rural housing question’. ... More


Planning and development in the countryside

Nick Gallent

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the planning and development of rural housing in Great Britain under the Labour government. It describes the changing shape of the housing/planning debate from the mid-1990s to ... More


England, Scotland and Wales in context

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

How does the situation in England, Scotland and Wales compare with the situation in other countries? In particular, how do different governments find solutions to their rural housing questions? ... More


Making Ends Meet: Park Family Finances

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Park families struggle monthly to make ends meet due to their modest incomes, debts, and housing costs. About one-fifth of the study families (19 percent) are housing cost burdened due to it ... More


Rural housing

Shaun Spiers

in How to Build Houses and Save the Countryside

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447339991
eISBN:
9781447346661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339991.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores good and bad examples of house building in rural areas, what makes people oppose development and what might persuade them to support it. For all the concerns about imposition ... More


The rural housing question: towards an answer

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Questions about the supply of housing in Britain's countrysides have been the focus of this book. It discussed the quality, location and the connection of rural housing question with the state of ... More


Planning and land for housing

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the policies on regional planning and rural housing, and the outcomes of the said policies at the end of the 2000s. It traces the persistence of debate and its link with ... More


Protecting and consuming the countryside

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Popular myth and historical tradition about British countrysides have imposed a powerful impact on policy discourse. The countrysides of England, Scotland and Wales have been shaped by economic ... More


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