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Housing: the essential foundations

Housing: the essential foundations

Balchin, Paul and Rhoden, Maureen, (eds.) (1998) Housing: the essential foundations. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 978-0415160070 (hardback), 978-0-203-01042-6 (e-book)

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Abstract

Housing: The Essential Foundations provides a comprehensive introduction to housing studies. This topical text is essential reading for students embarking on degree and diploma courses in housing, surveying, town planning and other related subjects. Professionals within these fields will also find the book valuable as a source of up-to-date information and data.; Uniquely multi-disciplinary and including a wealth of illustrations and examples, this book focuses on key topics which include: * equal opportunities and housing organisations * town planning and housing development * housing management, design and development * economics of housing * management and organisation * environmental health and housing * property, housing law, policy-making and politics * housing policy and finance prior to and post Thatcherism * future policy issues under the Labour government post 1997 Throughout the authors stress the importance of housing market activity that accords with good planning practice, legislation, democratic decision-making, economy and efficiency.; In introducing the many diverse aspects of housing within a single volume, this book provides the essential foundations for the study of this multi-disciplinary subject.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: [1] Other University of Greenwich staff have authored chapters in this book. List of contributors: Paul Balchin, Gregory Bull, David Isaac, Maureen Rhoden, John O'Leary, Jane Weldon, Pauline Forrester, Mark Pawlowski, R.Shean McConnell [2] Available as an e-book in MyiLibrary: http://lib.myilibrary.com/Open.aspx?id=19503
Uncontrolled Keywords: housing, economics, finance, policy, equal opportunities, environment, town planning
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Architecture, Design & Construction
School of Architecture, Design & Construction > Sustainable Environments Research Group
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
School of Science
School of Science > Department of Environmental Sciences
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:21
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/8521

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