Housing & homelessness

    Europe: Co-Operative Housing

    Paperback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    This publication provides insight into communal living in 11 European countries, focusing on social concepts, architectural details and funding schemes. Exemplary residential projects from Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Great Britain, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Germany are included.

    Housing and Housing Management: Balancing the Two Key Contracts

    By Nigel Sprigings

    Paperback Save £0.53 = £19.42

    Adequate and affordable housing provision is one of the key elements of a functioning democracy. Modern political approaches to housing are driving the management of social housing in particular directions while failing to ensure housing supply in the private rented sector. The author reviews housing provision and suggests policy improvements.

    Big Capital

    By Anna Minton

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The inside story of London's housing crisis, by the award-winning author of Ground Control London is facing the worst housing crisis in modern times, with knock-on effects for the rest of the UK. Despite the desperate shortage of housing, tens, perhaps hundreds of thousands of affordable homes are being pulled...

    The Autonomous City: A History of Urban Squatting

    By Alexander Vasudevan

    Paperback £16.90

    A surprising radical history of squatting and the struggle for the right to remake the city

    Evicted

    By Matthew Desmond

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    *WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION* 'Beautifully written, thought-provoking, and unforgettable ... If you want a good understanding of how the issues that cause poverty are intertwined, you should read this book' Bill Gates, Best Books of 2017 Arleen spends nearly all her money on rent but is...

    Radical Discipleship

    By Jennifer M. McBride

    Hardback Save £4.04 = £21.95

    Radical Discipleship engages the structural evils of homelessness, mass incarceration, and capital punishment, arguing that to be faithful to the gospel, Christians must become disciples of, not simply believers in, Jesus.

    In Defense of Housing

    By Peter Marcuse

    Paperback Save £0.09 = £16.90

    In every major city in the world there is a housing crisis. How did this happen and what can we do about it?

    Encountering Poverty

    By Genevieve Negron-Gonzales

    Paperback £16.86

    Focusing on the power and privilege that underpin persistent impoverishment and using tools of critical analysis and pedagogy, the authors explore the opportunities for and limits of poverty action in the current moment.

    House, Home and Society

    By Rowland Atkinson

    Paperback £31.16

    Issues around houses and homes reflect and inform our social, cultural and political worlds, from the subprime market and the financial crisis to social mobility and gender roles.

    All That Is Solid

    By Danny Dorling

    Paperback £8.45

    Looks at the UK's dangerous relationship with housing - and how it's all going to come crashing down. In this book, this book argues that housing is the defining issue of our times.

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