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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Homesick: Why I Live In A Shed by Catrina Davies
    Homesick: Why I Live In A Shed - by Catrina Davies

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787478657 | ISBN 10: 1787478653

    The story of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home.  *LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE*   Aged thirty-one, Catrina Davies was renting a box-room in a house in Bristol, which she shared ... more

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  • Cover image of book Urban Warfare: Housing under the Empire of Finance by Raquel Rolnik
    Urban Warfare: Housing under the Empire of Finance - by Raquel Rolnik

    £19.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788731607 | ISBN 10: 1788731603

    How finance and politics have caused the global housing crisis.   The most comprehensive survey of the current crisis, Urban Warfare charts how the financial crisis and wider urban politics have left millions homeless and in financial desperat ... more

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  • Cover image of book After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins, Nadine El-Enany (Editors)
    After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response - by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins, Nadine El-Enany (Editors)

    £16.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780745339580 | ISBN 10: 0745339581

    On the 14th June 2017, a fire engulfed a tower block in West London, seventy-two people lost their lives and hundreds of others were left displaced and traumatised. The Grenfell Tower fire is the epicentre of a long history of violence enacted by gov ... more

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  • Cover image of book Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing by John Boughton
    Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing - by John Boughton

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784787400 | ISBN 10: 178478740x

    A narrative history of council housing - from slums to the Grenfell Tower.   Urgent, timely and compelling, Municipal Dreams brilliantly brings the national story of housing to life.   In this landmark reappraisal of council housing, historian ... more

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  • Cover image of book Safe as Houses: Private Greed, Political Negligence and Housing Policy After Grenfell by Stuart Hodkinson
    Safe as Houses: Private Greed, Political Negligence and Housing Policy After Grenfell - by Stuart Hodkinson

    £11.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526129987 | ISBN 10: 1526129981

    As the tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire has slowly revealed a shadowy background of outsourcing, private finance initiatives and a council turning a blind eye to health and safety concerns, many questions need answers.   Stuart Hodkinson ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Their Place: The Imagined Geographies of Poverty by Stephen Crossley
    In Their Place: The Imagined Geographies of Poverty - by Stephen Crossley

    £18.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780745336794 | ISBN 10: 0745336795

    This book critiques how impoverished communities are represented by politicians, the media, academics and policy makers - and how our understanding of these neighbourhoods is, often misleadingly, shaped by these stories.  The alleged behaviou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Capital: Who Is London For? by Anna Minton
    Big Capital: Who Is London For? - by Anna Minton

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141984995 | ISBN 10: 0141984996

    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, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Estates: An Intimate History by Lynsey Hanley
    Estates: An Intimate History - by Lynsey Hanley

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783783823 | ISBN 10: 1783783826

    Lynsey Hanley was born and raised just outside of Birmingham on what was then the largest council estate in Europe, and she has lived for years on an estate in London's East End.  Writing with passion, humour and a sense of history, she recounts ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Defense of Housing: The Politics of Crisis by David Madden and Peter Marcuse
    In Defense of Housing: The Politics of Crisis - by David Madden and Peter Marcuse

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784783549 | ISBN 10: 1784783544

    In every major city in the world there is a housing crisis. How did this happen and what can we do about it?  Everyone needs and deserves housing. But today our homes are being transformed into commodities, making the inequalities of the city e ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rent Trap: How We Fell into it and How We Get Out of it by Rosie Walker and Samir Jeraj
    The Rent Trap: How We Fell into it and How We Get Out of it - by Rosie Walker and Samir Jeraj

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745336466 | ISBN 10: 0745336469

    Deregulation, revenge evictions, parliamentary corruption and day-to-day instability: these are the realities for the eleven million people currently renting privately in the UK. At the same time, house prices are skyrocketing and the generational pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book All That is Solid: The Great Housing Disaster by Danny Dorling
    All That is Solid: The Great Housing Disaster - by Danny Dorling

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141978192 | ISBN 10: 0141978198

    Housing was at the heart of the financial collapse, and our economy is now precariously reliant on the housing market. In this groundbreaking new book, Danny Dorling argues that housing is the defining issue of our times. Tracing how we got to our c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Politics of Housing: Power, Consumers and Urban Culture by Peter Shapely
    The Politics of Housing: Power, Consumers and Urban Culture - by Peter Shapely

    £15.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780719095368 | ISBN 10: 0719095360

    Exploring the politics of housing from 18901990, this fascinating study examines the interaction not only of national and local politics but also of local factors such as civic culture, key local players, local discourse and geographical and demogra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dwelling Portably: 1980-2012: Tips from the People Who Sparked The Tiny House Movement by Bert Davis
    Dwelling Portably: 1980-2012: Tips from the People Who Sparked The Tiny House Movement - by Bert Davis

    £17.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781621063070 | ISBN 10: 1621063070

    The first four Dwelling Portably books discounted in a snug box set sleeve, containing a wealth of knowledge, experience, and stories, collecting 1980-1989, 1990-1999, 2000-2008, and 2009-2012. Full of information about living without a permanent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Estate by Various artists, text by Paul Hallam, Cristina Cerulli and Victor Buchli
    Estate - by Various artists, text by Paul Hallam, Cristina Cerulli and Victor Buchli

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780956353924 | ISBN 10: 0956353924

    The pursuit of public housing provision was one of the 20th century's redeeming contributions. Yet, in the first decade of the 21st century, public housing as an ideal is contradictory territory resulting from the policies that value entrepreneurial ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where the Other Half Lives: Lower Income Housing in a Neoliberal World by Edited by Sarah Glynn
    Where the Other Half Lives: Lower Income Housing in a Neoliberal World - by Edited by Sarah Glynn

    £24.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780745328577 | ISBN 10: 0745328571

    Housing is a hot topic. House prices have spiralled both in Britain and across the Western world, alienating millions of people from the property market. At the same time, social housing has disintegrated, as properties have been sold off or neglecte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tenant
    The Tenant's Survival Guide - by Lesley Henderson

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781845282318 | ISBN 10: 1845282310

    The definitive guide to renting accommodation, containing clear and concise information unobtainable from any other single source.   Provides information on: * What to look for during viewings;* How to protect your deposit;  * Inve ... more

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  • Cover image of book Housing Associations: Rehousing Women Leaving Domestic Violence by Cathy Davis
    Housing Associations: Rehousing Women Leaving Domestic Violence - by Cathy Davis

    £21.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781861344892 | ISBN 10: 1861344899

    This study critically examines the role of housing associations in responding to the needs of women who have become homeless due to domestic violence. It is a rare example of an in-depth case study analysis of the work of housing associations in a pe ... more

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