Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2014

240 Pages | 1 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719095368

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The politics of housing

Power, consumers and urban culture

Peter Shapely

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Highlights the importance of locality in understanding social policy
  • Takes a unique approach, as it includes the tenant in the politics of housing and explores the rise of the language of consumerism into social policy
  • Explores the century of change rather than a narrow time span, allowing for the indentification of pressures, problems and shifts in policy

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