Mass Housing In Europe: Multiple Faces of Development, Change and Response

Hardcover | January 15, 2010

EditorRob Rowlands, Sako Musterd, Ronald van Kempen

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Based on empirical research from 15 European cities, covering 29 major postwar housing estates, the contributors to this volume explore the idea that mass housing experiments represent an important example of policy transfer. Mass Housing in Europe charts the development of estates examining the problems that have emerged over time, the policy responses and residents' experiences of day-to-day life in the context of change and regeneration. Students, researchers and academics alike will find that this research provides a significant insight into the topic.

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Based on empirical research from 15 European cities, covering 29 major postwar housing estates, the contributors to this volume explore the idea that mass housing experiments represent an important example of policy transfer. Mass Housing in Europe charts the development of estates examining the problems that have emerged over time, th...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230007309

ISBN - 13:9780230007307

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Mass Housing Estates on Different Tracks: An Introduction to the Book; S.Musterd, R.van Kempen & R.Rowlands * Theories of Neighbourhood Change and Decline: Their Significance for Post-WWII Large Housing Estates in European Cities; E.van Beckhoven, G.Bolt & R.van Kempen * PART I: DIFFERENT PERCEPTIONS * Resident Satisfaction in Large Post-WWII Large Housing Estates; K.Dekker & R.van Kempen * Estates of Content: Regeneration and Neighbourhood Satisfaction; W.P.C.van Gent * A Resident's View on Social Mix; S.Musterd * PART II: DIFFERENCE IN PLACE * Public Space in Large Housing Estates; R.Sendi, M.B.Aalbers & M.Trigueiro * Effects of Physical Measures on Social Cohesion: Case Studies in the Netherlands and Slovenia; K.Dekker & M.Filipovic * PART III: DIFFERENCE IN POLICY AND APPROACH * Large Housing Estates, Policy Interventions and the Implications for Policy Transfer; A.Murie & R.van Kempen * Local Participation in Large Housing Estates: A Comparison of the Netherlands, Spain and Hungary; E.van Beckhoven, B.van Boxmeer & H.Szemzo * Whose Regeneration? The Spectre of Revanchist Regeneration; R.Rowlands & A.Murie * Deepening Crisis or Homes for the Future? Some Reflections and Implications for Policies in Large Housing Estates; R.van Kempen, S.Musterd & R.Rowlands