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Research Round-Up.

A selection of recently published articles offering varied and thought-provoking considerations of home and domesticity from a multiplicity of disciplinary perspectives, taking on such topics as the development of domestic design for older people, the evolution of gated communities and the origins of the use of solar power in post war America. 930 more words

Reviewing Welfare Reform

Over the last 18 months or so, a steady stream of academic research findings have challenged key arguments put forward by the DWP about the impact of welfare reform. 1,027 more words


My journey of discovery

I wrote a blog a few months ago about being made redundant and how that had led to me going back to being a full time student. 1,228 more words


Blog #53 - Density, Inclusionary Zoning, Housing Planning: Cautions on de Blasio's Plan

Density, Inclusionary Zoning, Housing Planning: Some Cautions on  the           de Blasio Plan.

Mayor de Blasio’s Housing Plan is a far better plan than anything we’ve had since LaGuardia, and worthy of full support. 1,758 more words


Where they are used to be something but we forget what that was.  Then it was nothing, I remember that.  Then it was a hole.  Then there was a sign:  “From the low 200′s”.   33 more words

From benefits to bricks - IPPR report

After so many different pronouncements on housing and welfare in particular over the last few months, it was great to see a centre-left think tank produce a comprehensive view on a range of policy areas – IPPR’s report on ‘ 991 more words