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This series of books explores the interface between housing policy and practice, and spatial planning. Various facets of this interface are explored, including the role of planning in supporting housing policies in the countryside, the pivotal role that planning plays in raising housing supply, affordability and quality, and the link between planning / housing policies and broader areas of concern including homelessness, the use of private dwellings, regeneration, market renewal, and environmental impact. The series positions housing and planning debates within the broader built environment agenda, engaging in a critical analysis of different issues at a time when many planning systems are being modernised and prepared for the challenges facing twenty-first century society.

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Planning, Risk and Property Development: Urban regeneration in England, France and the Netherlands

Planning, Risk and Property Development: Urban regeneration in England, France and the Netherlands

1st Edition

Nikos Karadimitriou, Claudio de Magalhães, Roelof Verhage
February 11, 2013

Urban regeneration schemes involving a wide range of actors and dependent on private investment are increasingly deployed in Europe’s cities with the aim of delivering private, merit and public goods. This book explores the relationships, objectives and strategies of the actors engaging in these...

International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness

International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness

1st Edition

Paul Cloke, Paul Milbourne
November 15, 2012

Drawing on recent academic studies in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, this book is the first international text on homelessness in rural areas. Consisting of fifteen specially commissioned chapters, International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness provides...

Politics, Planning and Homes in a World City

Politics, Planning and Homes in a World City

1st Edition

Duncan Bowie
February 10, 2010

This is an insightful study of spatial planning and housing strategy in London, focusing on the period 2000-2008 and the Mayoralty of Ken Livingstone. Duncan Bowie presents a detailed analysis of the development of Livingstone’s policies and their consequences. Examining the theory and practice of...

Housing Market Renewal and Social Class

Housing Market Renewal and Social Class

1st Edition

Chris Allen
October 15, 2007

Housing market renewal is one of the most controversial urban policy programmes of recent years. Housing Market Renewal and Social Class critically examines the rationale for housing market renewal: to develop 'high value' housing markets in place of the so-called 'failing markets' of low-cost...

Decent Homes for All: Planning's Evolving Role in Housing Provision

Decent Homes for All: Planning's Evolving Role in Housing Provision

1st Edition

Nick Gallent, Mark Tewdwr-Jones
November 30, 2006

Are you concerned about the state of current housing provision? Worried about further decline in the years ahead? Decent Homes for All addresses fundamental questions about the current housing crisis; examining its history and evolution. The first text on the housing-planning interface, it explores...

Planning and Housing in the Rapidly Urbanising World

Planning and Housing in the Rapidly Urbanising World

1st Edition

Paul Jenkins, Harry Smith, Ya Ping Wang
November 22, 2006

Written specifically as a teaching text and authored by a team of leading academics in the field, this is the first book to bring together the key issues of rapid urbanisation with approaches to planning and housing. Outlining and explaining core concepts from ‘informal settlements’ to ‘...

Private Dwelling: Contemplating the Use of Housing

Private Dwelling: Contemplating the Use of Housing

1st Edition

Peter King
August 19, 2004

Housing is something that is deeply personal to us. It offers us privacy and security and allows us to be intimate with those we are close to. This book considers the nature of privacy but also how we choose to share our dwelling. The book discusses the manner in which we talk about our housing,...

Housing Development: Theory, Process and Practice

Housing Development: Theory, Process and Practice

1st Edition

Ron Blake, Andrew Golland
November 06, 2003

Previously knowledge about housing has been available only from widely disparate sources focused on the traditional disciplines of construction, design, building control, planning, economics, sociology and psychology, leaving scope for a fresh holistic overview of how the separate inputs into the...

Housing in the European Countryside: Rural Pressure and Policy in Western Europe

Housing in the European Countryside: Rural Pressure and Policy in Western Europe

1st Edition

Nick Gallent, Mark Shucksmith, Mark Tewdwr-Jones
December 19, 2002

Housing in the European Countryside provides an overview of the housing pressures and policy challenges facing Europe, while highlighting critical differences. By drawing on contemporary research work of leading authors in the fields of housing studies, rural geography and planning, the book ...

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