UPDATES are available to the second edition of Understanding Housing Policy published on April 13th 2011. The book has been completely revised and updated and includes a new chapter on the political processes involved in the construction and delivery of housing policies.
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The new edition:
* reviews a number of theoretical perspectives helpful in understanding the normative dimensions of housing policy;
* examines explanations of policy development and implementation processes;
* explores the development of housing policy in the UK;
* contains a chapter on comparative housing policy;
* examines a number of contemporary housing problems - affordability,
homelessness, low demand and neighbourhood deprivation, overcrowding, multi-
occupation, 'decent' homes and 'sustainable' housing;
* devotes a chapter to the relationship between housing and social justice;
* includes an assessment of the impact of New Labour's housing policies and the
policy orientation of the Conservative/Liberal Democrat Coalition.
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