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Housing the New Russia

Jane R. Zavisca

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book examines Russia's attempts to transition from a socialist vision of housing, in which the government promised a separate, state-owned apartment for every family, to a market-based 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


Housing renewal in Hungary: from socialist non-renovation through individual market actions to area-based public intervention

Iván Tosics

in Renewing Europe's housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310129
eISBN:
9781447310143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310129.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

For over 40 years, housing policy in Hungary ignored housing renewal. Older housing built originally for private rental was nationalised at the end of the 1940s. Only small-scale attempts were made ... More


Family life

Matej Blazek

in Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores one of the children’s most important relationships, family and family life, significant because of the frequency, intensity, and relevance to other everyday circumstances, but ... More


Mobility Strategies: Searching for the Separate Apartment

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/9780801450372.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines family-based strategies for acquiring a separate apartment under the conditions of property without markets, including inheritance, swapping, and marriage. The property rights ... More


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