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  • Housing Inequality in Chinese Citiesby Youqin Huang; Si-ming Li

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In recent decades, Chinese cities have experienced profound social, economic and spatial transformations. In particular, Chinese cities have witnessed the largest housing boom in history and unprecedented housing privatization. China now is a country of homeowners, with more than 70 per cent of urban residents owning homes, higher than many developed... more...

  • Housing Policy at a Crossroadsby John C. Weicher

    AEI Press 2012; US$ 92.99

    Since Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, American housing policy has focused on building homes for the poor. Housing Policy at a Crossroads provides a comprehensive survey of past low-income housing programs which acts not only as a history of housing policy, but as a guide to issues confronting policy makers and argues a case for vouchers as the cheapest,... more...

  • Housing Policy in the UKby David Mullins

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2006; US$ 110.00

    A textbook on UK housing policy covering the issues, policies and management across housing tenures set in a historical and comparative context. This book focuses on: institutional and governance arrangements, economic and demographic change, loss of identity of housing policy, issues of inequality and standards, and the interests involved. more...

  • Housing and the Democratic Idealby A. Scott. Henderson

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 64.99

    Charles Abrams -- influential intellectual, ardent civil rights crusader, and fierce critic of Robert Moses -- was one of the twentieth century's most intriguing and engaging reformers. This life-and-times biography traces a vivid portrait of this fascinating individual. more...

  • Housing in Postwar Japan - A Social Historyby Ann Waswo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Radical changes in the design of housing in post-war Japan had numerous effects on the Japanese people. Public policy toward housing provision and the effects of escalating land prices in Tokyo and a few other very large cities in the country from the mid- to late 1970s onward are examined, but it is dwellings themselves and the slow but steady shift... more...

  • How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashesby Peter D. Schiff; Andrew J. Schiff

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    Straight answers to every question you've ever had about how the economy works and how it affects your life In this Collector's Edition of their celebrated How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes , Peter Schiff, economic expert and bestselling author of Crash Proof and The Real Crash , once again teams up with his brother Andrew to spin... more...

  • Involving the Communityby Guy Bessette

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 25.00

    This guide is intended for people working in research and development. It introduces participatory development communication concepts, discusses the effective two-way communication approaches, and presents a methodology to plan, develop, and evaluate communication strategies. more...

  • Kommunale Wohnungspolitik im Dritten Reichby Ulrike Haerendel

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 105.00

    Während Hitler und seine Architekten die Umgestaltung Münchens zur monumentalen "Hauptstadt der Bewegung" planten, herrschte in der Stadt schwere Wohnungsnot. Die Abkehr von der öffentlichen Subventionierung des Mietwohnungsbaus und die Konzentration auf das Siedlungswesen hatten schon in den ersten Jahren der NS-Herrschaft unzureichende Bauleistungen... more...

  • La cité coopérative canadienne-françaiseby Jean-Pierre Collin

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1986; US$ 4.50

    L’auteur a rencontré des artisans de la Coopérative d’habitation de Montréal et constitué une vaste documentation. Il situe, raconte et analyse une période encore vivante qui intéressera, à divers titres, les témoins de l’époque, les historiens, les intervenants sociaux et le grand public. more...

  • Large Housing Estates: Ideas, Rise, Fall and Recoveryby F. Wassenberg

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 94.00

    Large housing estates: for some people these three words symbolise all that is wrong in urban planning. Large is wrong, because many people prefer a living surrounding that reflects the human scale. Housing as a single function is wrong, because mixed areas are livelier. And estates are wrong, as these refer to top-down planned areas which the residents... more...