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Indexes journal articles, book chapters, & reviews from over 1,900 journals, books, book chapters, and reviews in the social sciences. Excellent source for public policy topics.
International coverage of journal articles, selected web sites, and patents in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities; provides citation tracking for 1996+
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SAGE Handbook of Housing Studies by
Publication Date: 2012-02-14
Cross-disciplinary and critical in its approach, The SAGE Handbook of Housing Studies is a elucidating look at the key issues within the field.
Beyond Home Ownership by
Call Number: (F) HD7287.8 .B49 2012
Publication Date: 2011-12-08
In context of ongoing transformations in housing markets and socioeconomic conditions, this book focuses on past, current and future roles of home ownership in social policies and welfare practices. It considers owner-occupied housing in terms of diverse meanings and manifestations, but in particular the part played by housing tenure in the political, socioeconomic and demographic changes that have characterized the pre- and post-crisis era.
Tower and Slab by
Call Number: (UES) HD7287.6.A3 U73 2012
Publication Date: 2011-10-13
Few urban forms have roused as much controversy as the modernist tower block. While on the surface the style appears universal, it is in fact as diverse in its significance and connotations as its many different cultural contexts. The comparison of the projects suggests that success does not depend on a single variable but rather on a complex formula that includes not only form, but also social composition, location, maintenance, and a variety of cultural, social, and political factors. Florian Urban looks at case studies from around the world, including: Chicago, Paris, East and West Berlin, Brasilia, Mumbai, Moscow and Shanghai