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The Resource Disabled people and housing : Choices, opportunities and barriers

Disabled people and housing : Choices, opportunities and barriers

Label
Disabled people and housing : Choices, opportunities and barriers
Title
Disabled people and housing
Title remainder
Choices, opportunities and barriers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
By examining policy, meanings of 'home' and potential barriers to housing options, this book provides a comprehensive overview and investigation of housing issues for disabled people from a social model perspective
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hemingway, Laura
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • People with disabilities
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • People with disabilities
  • Great Britain
  • Behinderter
  • Wohnung
  • Großbritannien
  • Personer med funktionsnedsättning
Label
Disabled people and housing : Choices, opportunities and barriers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • DISABLED PEOPLE AND HOUSING; vContents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; Disabled people and housing; About the book; Language and terminology; Key themes and structure of the book; 2. Housing policy and disabled people: from past to present; From 'institutional' living to 'community care'; The Conservatives, the Disability Discrimination Act and independent living; New Labour: positive progress or repeating the past?; The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition: new possibilities?; International insights: housing and disabled people outside the UK; Conclusion
  • 3. Understanding disability: from 'personal tragedy' to social disadvantageIndividual understandings of disability: personal disadvantage?; The social approach: broadening our perceptions?; Barriers and opportunities: the social model in practice; Conclusion; 4. Physical and communication barriers: the built environment and access to information; Accessible housing: from 'special needs' to 'universal design'; Finding suitable housing in inaccessible surroundings; Addressing physical barriers in housing; Communication constraints in housing provision
  • Addressing communication barriers in housingConclusion; 5. Financial considerations: income, affordability and risk assessment; Money matters: income and employment for disabled people; Assessing individuals: owner-occupation and risk evaluation; The 'credit crunch' and its aftermath; Addressing financial barriers to housing; Conclusion; 6. Attitudinal constraints: assumptions and institutional practices; The house-building and construction industries; Rented accommodation: allocation procedures and exclusion; Owner-occupation and risk assessment; Addressing attitudinal barriers to housing
  • Conclusion7. Creating the 'home' in a society of barriers; Disabled people's access to housing: a social model perspective; Experiences of housing: meanings of 'home' for disabled people; Key conclusions; References; Index
Control code
ocn747409560
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847428059
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613224484
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8hh0t5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747409560
Label
Disabled people and housing : Choices, opportunities and barriers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • DISABLED PEOPLE AND HOUSING; vContents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; Disabled people and housing; About the book; Language and terminology; Key themes and structure of the book; 2. Housing policy and disabled people: from past to present; From 'institutional' living to 'community care'; The Conservatives, the Disability Discrimination Act and independent living; New Labour: positive progress or repeating the past?; The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition: new possibilities?; International insights: housing and disabled people outside the UK; Conclusion
  • 3. Understanding disability: from 'personal tragedy' to social disadvantageIndividual understandings of disability: personal disadvantage?; The social approach: broadening our perceptions?; Barriers and opportunities: the social model in practice; Conclusion; 4. Physical and communication barriers: the built environment and access to information; Accessible housing: from 'special needs' to 'universal design'; Finding suitable housing in inaccessible surroundings; Addressing physical barriers in housing; Communication constraints in housing provision
  • Addressing communication barriers in housingConclusion; 5. Financial considerations: income, affordability and risk assessment; Money matters: income and employment for disabled people; Assessing individuals: owner-occupation and risk evaluation; The 'credit crunch' and its aftermath; Addressing financial barriers to housing; Conclusion; 6. Attitudinal constraints: assumptions and institutional practices; The house-building and construction industries; Rented accommodation: allocation procedures and exclusion; Owner-occupation and risk assessment; Addressing attitudinal barriers to housing
  • Conclusion7. Creating the 'home' in a society of barriers; Disabled people's access to housing: a social model perspective; Experiences of housing: meanings of 'home' for disabled people; Key conclusions; References; Index
Control code
ocn747409560
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847428059
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613224484
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8hh0t5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747409560

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