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Social Constructionism in Housing Research

Just before retiring I wrote my last piece of original research that was published in Keith Jacobs, Jim Kemeny and Tony Manci (eds) Social Constructionism in Housing Research (Ashgate, 2004). A copy of the chapter is on a separate page of … Continue reading

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The Great Society

This touches on a wider related matter, the distinction between the use of indoor relief in contrast to outdoor relief. The latter was otherwise known as the Speenhamland system, of the late 18th and rely 19th centuries: aid for the rural poor … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction in Housing Research

Even if Housing, Theory and Society has very little symbolic interaction evident this only reflects the lack of contributions in the perspective, which says more about the state of housing research than reflecting on the journal. But Keith Jacobs, Jim Kemeny … Continue reading

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Constructionism in Housing Research

The highlight of my constructionist writing came right at the end of my working life in Keith Jacobs, Jim Kemeny and Tony Manci Social Constructionism in Housing Research, (Ashgate 2004): The publisher information describes it as follows: By stressing the … Continue reading

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