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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants

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ISBN13: 9781840144154
ISBN: 1840144157
Published: January 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Current themes in housing are explored in this collection of papers from the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference in 1997. The gamut of issues surrounding participation, such as tenant participation or decision-making participation, together with the forces leading to exclusion - such as in relation to ethnic minorities - are examined. The book should prove relevant to those in the housing movement together with those working in related disciplines.

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Bringing tenants into decision-making, Rose Gilroy; tenant participation in contracting for housing management services - a case study, Peter Vincent-Jones and Andrew Harries
partnership and conflict - working relationships between voluntary and statutory agencies providing service for homeless people, Dr. Philips Timms; better a public tenant that a private borrower be - the possession process and the threat of eviction, Caroline Hunter and Judy Nixon; the sorting of the forks from the spades - an unnecessary distraction in housing law?, Helen Carr; the impact of consumerism on the home owner, Lisa Whitehouse; tenure choice and ethnic minorities in Scotland - recent research and some legal conundrums, Martin MacEwen and Hilary Third; bureaucracy or death - safeguarding lives in houses in multiple occupation, Nicholas J. Smith; researching the ""impact"" of judicial review on routine administrative decision-making, Simon Halliday; too poor to stay here - ""illegal immigrants"" and housing officers, Matthew Waddington; facing both ways at once? the effect of the Housing Act 1996 on legislation and policy for the safety of women and children escaping domestic violence, Ellen Malos and Gill Hague.