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Disabled people and housing choices, opportunities and barriers

Author: Laura Hemingway
Publisher: Bristol Policy 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

By examining policy, meanings of 'home' and potential barriers to housing options, this book provides a comprehensive overview and investigation of housing issues for disabled people from a social  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Hemingway
ISBN: 9781847428059 1847428053 9781847428066 1847428061
OCLC Number: 901512034
Description: 216 p.
Contents: Introduction; Housing policy and disability: from past to present; Understanding disability: from 'personal tragedy' to social disadvantage; Housing tenure, supply and the physical environment; The role of attitudes and assumptions; Affordability issues; A holistic view of the meaning of 'home'; Housing, disability and revisiting the social model.
Responsibility: Laura Hemingway [aut].


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"The book vividly highlights the sheer complexity of issues that disabled people encounter in trying to navigate the housing system." Journal of Social Policy "It succeeds in bringing together Read more...

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