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Housing Inequalities, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System: The Shifting Context in England and Wales since the 1980s

Emily Gray, Phil Mike Jones, and Stephen Farrall

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0010
Subject:
Law

One of the first steps Margaret Thatcher’s government took following their election in 1979 was to introduce legislation that enabled sitting council tenants to buy their council homes. This chapter ... More


The Housing Debate

Stuart Lowe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847422736
eISBN:
9781447305514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422736.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A key theme in this book is the idea that ‘housing’ is particularly in need of analysis over long time periods and how, as a result, it acts to embed social and political cultures. The first part of ... More


Explanations: housing matters

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O’Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

in Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 5 explores the role of Housing First and then the broader housing market, particularly social housing, in explaining the variations in outcomes described in previous chapters. The chapter ... More


Life without state‑supported housing

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 looks back on the history and development of council housing and the reasons why the state intervened in the housing market. Looking at key moments in its development, it highlights the ... More


Introduction and Policy Implications

Casper van Ewijk and Michiel van Leuvensteijn

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/9780199543946.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Although homeownership and social housing have positive sides, these are regarded as obstacles to labour market flexibility and full aggregate employment status. To establish empirical evidence, this ... More


Housing allowances in Germany

Stefan Kofner

in Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Housing allowances (Wohngeld in German) come into play whenever income is insufficient to enable the household to obtain accommodation that meets a minimum housing standard. As a tied income ... More


Housing First Internationally: Canada, Europe, and Australia

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses how HF’s growing track record of effectiveness attracted attention in countries experiencing their own “epidemic” of homelessness, beginning with Canada and then including ... More


Partnership and change in social housing

Reid Barbara

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the place of social housing at the centre of social exclusion policy. It considers organisational vehicles for advancing the community regeneration agenda and responding to the ... More


The lost decade of social and affordable housing: austerity and marketisation

Rory Hearne

in Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines the ‘lost decade’ of social housing provision in Ireland: the austerity and marketisation policies that resulted in the collapse of social housing building from 2009 to 2019. It ... More


Canadian housing allowances

Marion Steele

in Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The design of Canadian housing allowances is closely linked to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's 30% affordability standard, and to the actual rent paid by recipients. Yet the absence of ... More


The consumer and social housing

Nick Mills

in The consumer in public services: Choice, values and difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421814
eISBN:
9781447303725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421814.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Many of the reforms of the past 30 years have aimed to provide more reflexive landlords and providers. However, the recent emphasis on choice has led to some tension between the ‘residual’ role of ... More


What happened next?

Peter King

in Housing policy transformed: The right to buy and the desire to own

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422132
eISBN:
9781447302513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422132.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the impact of the RTB policy in terms of the numbers and types of properties that were sold. It then considers if the RTB caused the residualisation of social housing, or if a ... More


Trajectories of Social Innovation: Housing for All?

Gudrun-Christine Schimpf, Georg Mildenberger, Susanne Giesecke, and Attila Havas

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The chapter deals with the trajectory of social housing as a social innovation in European countries from the nineteenth century to the present. The long-term analysis of this comprehensive case ... More


Conclusion

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/9781847422736.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sums up and reflects on the key themes discussed in the book. Its purpose has been to contribute to the re-connection of housing to comparative welfare state scholarship and to provide a ... More


Strategic pragmatism? The state of British housing policy

Mark Stephens and Deborah Quilgars

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter argues that Labour lacks a coherent strategy in relation to housing policy, and that government policy in relation to social housing, home ownership and homelessness is marked by a ... More


Regulating Social Housing: Expectations for Behaviour of Tenants

Jenny McNeill

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the barriers to accessing social housing in an overstretched housing market, as well as the pressures for certain groups to behave in 'acceptable' ways to sustain increasingly ... More


Housing and the grounded city: Rent extraction and social innovations

Massimo Bricocoli and Angelo Salento

in The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter questions the contemporary forms of civil society engagement with housing, starting from the assumption that the concrete importance of specific initiatives of social innovation should ... More


Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Rory Hearne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The unprecedented housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland is having profound impacts on Generation Rent, the wellbeing of children, worsening wider inequality and threatening the economy. Housing ... More


Housing and the new governance of conduct

John Flint

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/9781861346858.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to connect the governance of ASB to the wider processes of governance in advanced liberal democracy that is centred on the concepts of responsibility and self-regulation. It shows ... 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


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