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Comparative perspectives on housing, aging and social structure.

Handbook of Aging

Author: Kendig, H. L.
Year: 1990
Type: Book Section

Abstract:

This chapter develops a social-structure interpretation of housing over the life course. It briefly reviews alternative interpretations and literatures, the emphasis being on relating research findings on housing of older persons to concepts of life-span progression, social change, political economy, and distributive justice. Housing tenure and housing related policies are shown to have significant effects on living standards and accumulation of wealth.

Further Details

Pages 288-306. Chapter 15
Edition 3rd
Publish Location San Diego
Publisher Academic Press
Accession Number December, 2010
Section book chapter
Keywords North America, Australia, United Kingdom, older, housing improvement, legislation

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