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The encyclopedia of housing

Author: Andrew T Carswell
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Since publication of the groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Housing in 1998, many issues have assumed special prominence within this field and, indeed, within the global economy. Within the last twelve years an emerging generation of young scholars has been making significant contributions to the field, necessitating a significantly updated and expanded Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Housing.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
2 v. (xxxii, 872 p.) : ill
(DLC) 2012001893
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew T Carswell
ISBN: 9781782682745 1782682740
OCLC Number: 839673362
Awards: Winner of RUSA Outstanding Reference Sources Award 2013
Winner of Library Journal Best Reference Source Award 2012
Description: 1 online resource (278 entries) : 32 images, digital files
Contents: About the editor --
Contributors --
Introduction --
Introduction to the first edition (1998) / by Willem van Vliet --
Reader's guide --
Abandonment --
Affordability --
Behavioral aspects --
Community-based housing --
Cross-national research --
Development patterns --
Discrimination --
Federal government --
Gender and demographics --
Health --
Homelessness --
Homeownership --
Housing technology --
Industry --
Mortgage finance --
Older Americans --
Private rental sector --
Public housing --
Subsidy approaches/programs --
Sustainability --
Tenure sectors --
Urban redevelopment --
Appendix A. List of organizations --
Appendix B. List of periodicals --
Appendix C. Major federal legislation and executive orders authorizing HUD programs.
Responsibility: Andrew T. Carswell, editor.


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