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Restructuring large housing estates in European cities: an introduction

Iván Tosics, Stephen Hall, Karien Dekker and Ronald van Kempen

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe

Published by Policy Press

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9781861347756
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303237 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0001
Restructuring large housing estates in European cities: an introduction

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This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about post-Second World War restructuring of large housing estates in Europe. This book examines the factors and developments that are crucial for the development and present state and position of large housing estates in European cities, and discusses the ideas and philosophies which influence policy interventions in relation to them. It also analyses the organisation, and evaluates the effectiveness, of policy interventions in housing estates.

Keywords: housing estates; Europe; cities; policy interventions; housing restructuring

Chapter.  6165 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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