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My Generation? The Use and Abuse of Generational Labelling By Adriana Soaita (University of St Andrews) & Beverley Searle (University of Dundee)

The ‘Lost Generation’, ‘Baby-Boomers’ and now ‘Generation Rent’ are popular labels attached to groups of people who are deemed to share particular social experiences. Such labels not only confuse distinct demographic, sociological and genealogical concepts but uncritically cast generational winners or losers. 945 more words

Housing Inequalities

Under new ownership

Originally posted on October 7 on Inside Edge 2, my blog for Inside Housing

Forget social housing, any kind of affordable rented housing is living on borrowed time in the wake of this year’s Conservative conference. 1,071 more words

Social Housing

David Cameron's promises

David Cameron said today in his conference speech “from Generation Rent to Generation Buy, our party the Conservative party, the party of home ownership in Britain today”. 268 more words

First Time Buyers

"The party of home ownership"

So how many properties do you own? “I own a house in North Kensington which you’ve been to and my house in the constituency in Oxfordshire and that is, as far as I know, all I have.” 76 more words

Me; Running

Generation Rent in London is facing a Tube Map of trouble and woe

There appear to have been some changes in the Financial Times Money section which seems to have something of a road to Damascus moment. Let me show the headline. 1,450 more words

General Economics

Do you want to live like Harry Potter?

Today the newspapers are showing the ‘terrifying’ story that someone is letting out their cupboard under the stairs for £500 a month in Clapham, London.  370 more words


Private Tenants Association Meeting - Wednesday 30th September

A new Rotherham Association of Private Tenants will be holding the third in a series of meetings at Edward Dunn Memorial Hall  between 6pm and 8pm on Wednesday 30thSeptember  2015. 146 more words