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Mixed-Occupancy Housing in London: A Living Tapestry

This book recounts an ethnographic study of a mixed-occupancy housing estate near the centre of London, refocusing the scholarly conversation around social housing in the U.K. after the 1980 Housing Act. Rather than examining the long-term consequences of ‘Right to Buy,’ such as shortages in... Full description

1st Person: Rosbrook-Thompson, James
Additional Corporate Bodies: SpringerLink (Online service)
Additional Persons: Armstrong, Gary [author]
Type of Publication: Book
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2018, 2018
Edition: 1st ed. 2018
Series: Palgrave Studies in Urban Anthropology
Keywords: Sociology, Urban
Cultural Anthropology
Urban Studies/Sociology
Social Anthropology
Online: Volltext
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Table of Contents:
  • A Living Tapestry?
  • 2. Setting the Scene
  • 3. Mixed Occupancy – Mixed Occupations?
  • 4. Custodians of (Dis)order: The Pusher, the Publican and the Matriarch
  • 5. Rubbing Along: Proximity and Understandings of Difference
  • 6. Habitable Space? The Price of Gentrification
  • 7. Mater out of Place? Women, Mobility, Livelihood and Power
  • 8. Conclusion: The Tapestry Unpicked?

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