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Rhetorical barriers to understanding housing provision: What the 'provision thesis' is and is not

Housing Studies

Author: Ball, M., Harloe, M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1990


This paper reviews some recent critiques of the concept of 'structures of housing provision' (SHP) and attempts to clarify the nature and status of this concept. It argues that SHP is not a 'theory of housing' nor does it imply a production-orientated approach to housing analysis. Rather, SHP is a metatheoretical concept or analytical framework which may be of use in the examination of particluar aspects of housing development.

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Full Title: Housing Studies
Pages: 3-15
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Accession Number: July, 2010
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 24/07/2013
Keywords: housing improvementinternationalhousing provisionstructures of housing provisionanalytical framework
Reads: 203